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stress and chronic pain

Stress and Chronic Pain

A Link between Stress and Chronic Pain? Could stress be a factor in prolonging the chronic pain cycle? Chronic pain can be a sign that the body’s natural ability to restore and maintain health is being drained or blocked. Physical stress obviously can lead to pain but what about mental stress? Mental emotional stress is […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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The Golden Rule and Encouragement

Health Tips for Kids – The Golden Rule and Encouragement

Do you remember the Golden Rule? Being a parent is such an important job. I believe parents are the most important pillars of support for a healthy society. Parents are responsible for raising the next generation. And having a Golden Rule or something to guide their parenting is healthful. It’s an awesome responsibility to be […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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emotions and chronic pain

Emotions and Chronic Pain

Is There a Connection between Emotions and Chronic Pain? When we can’t find answers to chronic pain from conventional medicine, wouldn’t you say we need to find an alternative? Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) says a lot about the connections between emotions and chronic pain. TCM defines emotional imbalances as a common source for many health […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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appetite changes after a stomach bug health tips

Health Tips for Kids – Appetite Changes after a Stomach bug

Have you ever noticed your appetite changes after a stomach bug? Stomach bugs are terrible. I‘ve seen my kids projectile vomit across the room with diarrhea at the same time! That freaked me out! I thought they were possessed and in a way they were possessed. I have notice long term appetite changes after a […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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the fox and the tiger - health tips for kids

Health Tips for Kids – The Fox and the Tiger

Ever hear the fable about the Fox and the Tiger? I love children’s stories because they often have a great message. There is a Chinese story called The Fox and The Tiger. It’s a story about how a fox exploits a tiger’s might. I’ll paraphrase the story here; One day a tiger was hunting. The […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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teach a child to fish health tips for kids

Health Tips for Kids – Teach a Child to Fish

Teach a Child to Fish I think there’s some important lessons to be learned when you teach a child to fish. I loved fishing when I was a kid. I remember, as a teenager, jumping on my bike early in the morning before the sun came up and riding out to Block Rock reservoir or Ice […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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ginger honey tea health tips for kids

Health Tips for Kids – Ginger Honey Tea

Mmmm Ginger Honey Tea! Good for the tummy! Runny nose, sneezing, cold face and hands, cold belly, neck and upper back aches, belly aches, low energy – maybe it’s time for ginger honey tea! When the kids get sick and catch a cold I tried to have some natural remedies around the house to comfort […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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picky eaters - health tips for kids

Health Tips for Kids – Picky Eaters

Got picky eaters? Have you ever noticed your kids having low appetites and being very picky when it comes time to eat? Of course you have! We’re talking about kids now! Some say their picky eaters. Maybe they’re just sitting around too much? Too much sitting, watching TV and playing with their phones will not […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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chamomile tea for anxiety health tips for kids

Healthy Tips for Kids – Chamomile Tea for Anxiety

Chamomile Tea for Anxiety Here’s another natural health tip for your adolescent child. Have you tried chamomile tea for anxiety? Introducing tea’s to your children is a great way to offer something that is natural and soothing to what troubles may come along. Chamomile is a great herb to help with anxiety and digestive problems. […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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lemon honey tea health tips for kids

Healthy Tips for Kids – Lemon Honey Tea

Lemon Honey Tea is great for you and me and the kids too! When you child gets a sore throat who you gonna call…Ghostbusters? Don’t be silly! Yes, you may consider getting tested for strep but for comforting purposes through the ordeal why not make your child feel better with some lemon honey tea? Whenever […]

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About Christopher Carlow, D. Ac.

Christopher Carlow is a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island and is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – a combined certification in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology offered by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with staff privileges at Kent County Hospital.Chris holds a Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Tai Hsuan College in Honolulu, Hawai’i with special training in Medical Chi Kung (Qigong) and Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). Chris also holds certifications as an Assistant Chi Kung (Qigong) Instructor by Dr. Yang, Jwing-Ming, YMAA and as a Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi Program Instructor.Google+

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