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Health tips based on the time-honored principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

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Links – Concerns about Vaccines and the Flu

Flu Vaccine Exposed Despite Anti-Vitamin D Bias, CDC Stumbles on Deficiency Link to H1N1 Deaths You Should Skip the Flu Vaccine? Concerns about Dangers from Swine Flu Vaccine Grow Are doctors being intimidated into silence about the swine flu vaccine? Warning: Swine Flu Shot Linked to Killer Nerve Disease Historical facts about the dangers (and […]

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Health Awareness

Three Health Indicators – Sleep Digestion Regularity

Health Awareness and Disease Prevention Awareness is the key to managing your health. Awareness allows you to be proactive in preventing disease instead of reacting to imbalances that have grown out of your control. Identifying imbalances in the patterns of sleep, digestion and bowel movements are good indicators for monitoring your health. Sleep is a […]

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Proper Posture

Health in Posture Remember how your mother always told you to sit up straight? Remember how you might have questioned why? As you may come to understand from this article maintaining good posture is good for your health. In oriental medicine there is an axiom that can be paraphrased as such: Where there is obstruction […]

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Wei Qi / Guardian Qi and Your Skin

Natural Health Tips – Guardian Qi and Your Skin HEALING PRINCIPLES OF ACUPUNCTURE AND TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE Under the ancient medical practice of Acupuncture, the Lung system dominates the skin and Wei Qi or Guardian Qi. Wei Qi can be thought of as a shield of energy that runs along the body surface. This protective […]

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Digestion and Cold

Natural Health Tips – Digestion and Cold HEALING PRINCIPLES OF ACUPUNCTURE AND TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE A natural health tip when it comes to eating is to never take cold foods or drinks. Cold cools down the digestive fires and depletes the body energy. Ice drinks are often considered a major cause of weak digestion which […]

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Body-Mind-Breath in Tai Chi / Qi Gong

Natural Health Tips – Body, Mind and Breath HEALING PRINCIPLES OF ACUPUNCTURE AND TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE The mind, body and breath work together synergistically. Whenever one is disturbed the others react. Practicing to maintain a good posture, a calm mind and a deep breath provides a healthy dose of preventative medicine. In times of stress, […]

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The Menstrual Cycle

Menstruation is an important indicator regarding feminine health. Under oriental medical guidelines good health can be compared with a smooth flowing circulation within the body in reference to the many bodily functions. Diet, mental-emotional aspects, bowel habits, posture, breathing, environmental conditions, lifestyle, and cardio output are some of the many aspects that rely on smooth […]

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Women’s Health – The Menstrual Cycle

Observing good patterns in sleep, diet and exercise encourages good health. Being aware of irregular patterns associated with the menstrual cycle can also help women identify imbalances and take preventative measures. The Uterine Cycle (Menstrual Cycle) has three phases: Menstrual Phase, Proliferation Phase, and Secretory Phase. The Menstrual Phase (commonly called the period) begins on […]

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Healthy Diet Habits

It’s hard to maintain healthy diet habits in a fast-paced society that has redefined a meal as something that must be convenient and quick. Modern conveniences like microwave ovens and drive-thrus have quickened our eating pace. Business lunches have turned a much need break into a continuation of work activities. Even eating while watching TV […]

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Exercise Methods – Relaxation – Flexibility – Strengthening

THE EXERCISE METHODS OF RELAXATION, FLEXIBILITY AND STRENGTHENING There are three methods of exercise that should be emphasized to aid in rehabilitation or general maintenance of our bodies – Relaxation, Flexibility, and Strengthening. All to often people don’t follow these simple guidelines and pursue exercise that only leads to injury. Integrating these three methods are […]

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