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Cancer Prevention Series #1

By |October 6th, 2018|acupuncture, Anxiety/Stress, Cancer, Chinese Medicine, Drugs|

A NEW LOOK AT CANCER PREVENTION: 

 

PROMOTING NATURE’S RHYTHMS IN YOUR BODY

Article #1 in a 3-part series

Read Article #2      A Critical Factor:  Managing Stress!

 

A recent article by the Hippocrates Health Institute in West Palm Beach, Florida states that Cancer has surpassed heart disease as the leading killer in America.  This is quite plausible when you see the CDC’s numbers for 2016:  Cardiovascular disease took 635,260 lives and cancer accounted for 598,038 lives.  Among the myriad of theories and methods for using natural and holistic medicine to […]

Live Long and Prosper (Part 3)

By |April 4th, 2018|acupuncture, Aging Gracefully, Drugs, Uncategorized|

Longevity & Vitality:  A Brain Requirement, Ancient Wisdom & New “Reverse Aging” Science

Part 3 in the  “Live Long and Prosper” Series

In our first two articles “How Gut Health & the Gut-Brain Connection Affect Your Health & Longevity” and “Chinese Medicine: Longevity Practices & Foods”, we covered a lot of territory in what is thought to be possibly the most important aspect of our physical health:  The Microbiome and the Gut-Brain connection.  And we explored the philosophy and practical aspects of using Chinese Medicine for health and longevity.

 

This article starts by […]

CHINESE MEDICINE: LONGEVITY PRACTICES AND FOODS

By |February 27th, 2018|Aging Gracefully, Chinese Medicine, Exercise, Uncategorized|

Chinese Medicine: Longevity Practices and Foods

Article 2 of  3:  Live Long & Prosper Series

Chinese Medicine is an ancient, natural medicine.  Asian masters teach that we each are born with a certain amount of “Jing” (Life Force Energy), and when we have expended it, that’s all there is.  Therefore, it is important to be judicious with your Jing.  Why waste your Jing on being mad at the mailman or feeling mistreated by a co-worker or family member?  Focus your Jing on creating positive relationships and a beautiful environment for yourself…and others on […]

Medicine is changing (part 3)

By |September 4th, 2016|acupuncture, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|

MEDICINE IS CHANGING–DRASTICALLY

The Power of Context

PART 3 of 4 articles

 

As Malcolm Gladwell states in his book “The Tipping Point”:

“Epidemics are sensitive to the conditions and circumstances of the times and places in which they occur“.

 

What is it that changes everything…something about our circumstances or awareness that moves an idea, service or product into the forefront and into Mainstream acceptance?   Malcolm Gladwell’s book, “The Tipping Point” is all about that, and we’ve been exploring his 3 main ideas.  This month’s article is all about the CONTEXT that creates acceptance and breakthrough to success.

 

Power of Context  #1:  

 SUPERSTAR COVERAGE

The context was […]

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MEDICINE IS CHANGING–DRASTICALLY-part 2

By |August 31st, 2016|acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|

MEDICINE IS CHANGING–DRASTICALLY
Sticky Stuff

The Stickiness Factor

PART 2 of 4 articles

According to Wikipedia, the Stickiness Factor is:  The specific content of a message that renders its impact memorable. Popular children’s television programs such as Sesame Street and Blue’s Clues pioneered the properties of the stickiness factor, thus enhancing effective retention of educational content as well as entertainment value.”  This article will explore some of the factors that we believe are “sticky” (as per Malcolm Gladwell’s “Tipping Point” book).  There are critical factors which are helping America alter the course of its […]

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WILL YOU GO TO EXTREME MEASURES TO STAY YOUNG?

By |October 7th, 2015|Aging Gracefully, Exercise, Uncategorized|

(Exercising your Body with Heat and Cold)

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Those of us reading this article likely live in a comfortable, temperature-controlled environment.  Unfortunately, from an evolutionary aspect having no temperature challenges MAY ages us, make our bodies’ systems lazy, and possibly build up toxins contributing to all manner of issues such as cancer, arthritis, and sagging skin.

 

Cryotherapy is a huge industry, particularly in the sports world of professional athletes and Hollywood Stars.   Here’s the call to action:   What if, in 3 minutes just a few times each week, you could gain/regain:

 

  • More radiant and […]
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CANCER ISN’T WHAT YOU THINK

By |February 5th, 2015|Cancer|

Part 1:  Many cases should NOT be Conventionally Treated!

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“Cancer does not end in Death.  Life ends in Death.  Cancer is a wakeup call to Life. ”  
– Gabriel Hoffman, author of Cancer is a Myth

Everyone knows that over the last few decades, the U.S.’s incidence of cancer has skyrocketed.  We all have experienced the loss of friends and loved ones who have died from cancer…or more often from the side effects of their treatments.  While smoking, foods such as high-fructose corn syrup (found in the majority of pre-packaged […]

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Yin – Yang — Acupuncture and Chinese medicine

By |April 3rd, 2014|Chinese Medicine|

Yin and Yang

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Almost every Traditional Chinese Medicine text starts out with a discussion of Yin and Yang. At its origin the Yin and Yang symbol represents the idea that everything has an opposite and everything is meant to be in balance. In order to have light you must also have darkness. The symbol used to describe Yin and Yang shows them opposing each other but at the same time with Yin there is Yang and within Yang there is Yin. It also shows that Yin and Yang […]

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