Embracing the Fall Transition

As the vibrant hues of summer begin to mellow into warm, earthy tones, we find ourselves on the cusp of a profound transition – the shift from late summer to fall. In traditional Chinese theory, th...

Elevate Your Well-being: The Power of Moving Qi through TCM Rituals

As National Wellness Month unfolds, there's no better time to explore the profound influence that traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has on our overall health and vitality. At the heart of TCM lies...

Unlocking Relief for Eczema with Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

When it comes to eczema, the persistent itching, inflammation, and discomfort can feel like an unrelenting battle. If you or someone you know has experienced the challenges of this chronic skin con...

Balancing Yin and Yang for Longevity: The Role of Acupuncture in Men's Health

In today's fast-paced world, maintaining good health and longevity has become a top priority for both men and women. Men often face unique challenges as they age, including hormonal changes, increa...

How Traditional Chinese Medicine Treats Anxiety and Depression

Mental health issues like anxiety and depression can have a profound impact on your quality of life. While Western medicine can provide some relief in the form of medication and therapy, traditiona...

How Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Help Manage Stress

By: Dr. Soledade Soleil Meira do Valle DAOM, LAc. Maybe it’s a warm shower; maybe a cup of tea; maybe a binge session of your favorite reality TV show – we all have our own ways to relieve...

Endometriosis and How Acupuncture Can Help

Women’s health issues can, too often, remain undetected or mistakenly diagnosed.  One of these issues, which affects an estimated five to seven million American women, is endometriosis.  If you hav...

How to treat allergies this season

Maybe your eyes water when the flowers bloom, or maybe it’s pollen that makes your nose run: either way, you’re probably familiar with seasonal allergies.   There are many symptoms of seasonal all...

Uncovering East Meets West: TCM and Western Medicine

Taylor Fazio, MS, RD, CDN, Wellness Advisor at The Lanby Dr. Emily Bruno, Lead Physician at The Lanby Blog in partnership with The Lanby How important is sleep? Taylor: Think of sleep as the best i...

Sleep and Traditional Chinese Medicine

By: Max Annis  If you’ve ever snoozed your alarm several times in a row, you know that sleep is precious. Whether you’re a teenager sleeping until noon, or a new mom getting in a quick nap, you pro...

Ease into Winter with Chinese Medicine

 by Kayla Benaburger Winter solstice begins the time of year when cold and darkness pervades; where we are met with shorter days and longer nights. Whether you’re breaking out your warmest hats and...

How Seasonal Changes Trigger Grief and Sadness

 By Max Annis      You’ve probably heard of seasonal affective disorder, which references the impact that seasons can have on our moods.  Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) also maintains that sea...

Navigating Menopause with traditional Chinese medicine

by Venessa Lee, L.Ac, DACM, NCCAOM Dpl. As much as you dread getting your period, there’s probably something you dread even more: no longer getting it.  Menopause is a taboo topic, often seen as a ...

Immunity & TCM

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine focus on bringing balance between the yin and yang. When our bodies are in balance, our immune systems can fend off illness. So how do we achieve that balance?  Our...

Acupressure vs. Acupuncture

By Dr. Ryan Whelan, L.Ac., L.M.T Most of you may have heard of acupressure. Many of you are more likely familiar with acupuncture. What are the differences? What are their benefits? When would you ...

Late Summer: Chinese Medicine’s Fifth Season

Anyone who’s been outside over the last few weeks knows one thing: summer is here, and it’s here with a vengeance. Thankfully for us, especially for those without great air conditioning, the heat m...

Worry and Gut Health

By Fausta Tamburino L.Ac In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), the Stomach and Spleen organ systems work together to perform their main purpose of taking in and processing food, and converting the...

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...

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 ...

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.   Summ...

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 Awarene...

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...

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. Whet...

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, ast...

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 ...

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 bowe...

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 alte...

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, th...

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 throug...

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.  ...