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Fighting the Flu Season with Acupuncture & Herbs ~

While the Flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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Going Deeper: The Kidneys & Water Element ~

The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also Mental, Emotional, Spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the Kidneys……

The Kidney Element in Chinese Medicine governs the Water Element and is associated with the season of Winter, where the

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Interesting Ways to Help Your Kids Exercise in Winter

It’s cold and dark outside.

You come home with the kids and all you want to do is snuggle on the couch.

Snuggling in winter may be fun (and I’m not going to say you shouldn’t snuggle) but your kids need something more.  In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), kids need at least 1 hour of

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