Chinese Medicine for Heartburn Relief

By Robert Branch L.Ac. You’ve probably felt heartburn at some point in your life, maybe after a particularly spicy dinner or a night out at a bar.  For some this can be a mild annoyance; for others it can be a regular and potentially dangerous occurrence. While this doesn’t mean...

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Optimizing Your Skin Health with Chinese Medicine

Cynthia Gorman, LAc These days, it seems like everyone has a skincare routine.  So many of us religiously read Reddit or watch TikTok videos, looking for the best way to shrink pores or figure out how to fight that stubborn redness.  Before you impulse buy another 12-step routine, consider Chinese...

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Staying Balanced This Summer

Whether you love to tan in the sun, or are ready to flee for air-conditioned spaces, one thing is certain: summer is here.  And with it, comes an important time of the year: Summer Solstice.   Summer Solstice marks the first day of summer and the longest day of the year....

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Acupuncture for Migraines and Headaches

Everybody gets headaches.  For some, it may be a rare and trivial occurrence; others live with frequent, severely painful migraines.  This June, in honor of National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month, take a bit of time to learn more about what causes headaches and how you can use traditional Chinese...

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Lowering Your Blood Pressure with Acupuncture

Many of us, in high-stress situations, will often comment that our blood pressure is through the roof.  But what does high blood pressure actually mean?  And what can we do about it? Scientifically speaking, high blood pressure, or hypertension, is the condition in which the force of blood against the...

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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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