Finding Inner Balance in Mental Health from a Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective

When your leg is sprained, or your stomach is upset, or your head is spinning, you tend to seek help to fix that as soon as possible.  Mental health, while less tangible, is equally important. Whether you suffer from anxiety, depression, PTSD, or other mood disorders, it is incredibly important...

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Managing Asthma with TCM

You’ve definitely heard of asthma and you probably know someone with asthma; maybe it’s even you – but what is it? Asthma affects more than 300 million people globally.  More than an annoyance, asthma can wreak havoc on the body’s ability to function optimally.  Asthma is a condition in which...

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Acupuncture for Infertility

Infertility is a condition that, unfortunately, impacts both women and men who are trying to conceive.  While starting a family should be an exciting time, infertility – defined as being unable to conceive after engaging in unprotected sex for an entire year – can make the process draining and exhaustive.  ...

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Can TCM help me manage my IBS?

We’ve all been there. Maybe you had a greasy diner meal, or maybe you just have a sensitive stomach. Either way, you’re outside your home and you have to use the bathroom– and fast.  Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can strike at the most unfortunate times, and even prevent people from...

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Can Acupuncture Help with Stress?

We all have our own ways of dealing with stress – binging Netflix, going for a run, eating tons of junk food.  While these are all ways that people cope with stress, acupuncture offers a great alternative to keep those stress levels under control (although we’d never tell you to...

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Why Do I Have Seasonal Allergies and Can They Be Prevented?

Maybe it’s dust; maybe it’s pollen; maybe it’s your friend’s cat.  We all have something that causes our noses to go runny, our eyes to water, or our heads to pound.  When it comes to allergies, there’s a ton of causes, and a ton of treatments – and we’re here...

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How does the seasonal change impact libido?

Libido refers to our natural feel-good state, the one that catapults us into remembering who we are and inspires us to live passionately. To feel your libido is to feel the wave that passes through you that reconnects you with your most vibrant alive self. Libido isn’t only sexual health...

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What Causes Insomnia and How Can TCM Help?

We all love to sleep.  But for many people, falling asleep can be frustratingly difficult.  You might use white noise machines, count sheep, even take medications – and yet sleep remains elusive.  TCM offers a different way to approach insomnia that not only makes you sleep better, but feel better...

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How Can Teens Benefit from Acupuncture

Teens can benefit from acupuncture. Studies show that acupuncture may be an effective treatment for many conditions that young adolescents face during this time of enormous change. Here are some chronic conditions teens may suffer from that we can help treat: Acne- We regulate the body’s temperature by sending signals...

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How Acupuncture Helps with Anxiety

Are you waking up at 3 a.m. or unable to sleep? If so, you’re not alone! Many people struggle with a variety of symptoms that may be rooted from a hectic lifestyle that can trigger our anxiety. Anxiety lays the foundation for various symptoms to arise that may look like:...

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Valentine's Day Gift Guide

Roses are red, ORA is blue, treat yourself to a thing or two! Whether you’re spending Valentine’s Day with a romantic partner, friends, family, or solo, we have chosen our favorite gifts for a delightful day to enjoy.  While spending time with those you love is important, it’s also essential...

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2022 is The Year of the Water Tiger

Lunar New Year marks the first new moon of the new year on the traditional Chinese lunar calendar. In 2022, the holiday officially begins on February 1st and ends on February 11th.  Also called the Spring Festival, the Lunar New Year is considered the most important holiday of the year...

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