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

milk lungs mucus yuk

Health Tips for Kids – Milk Lungs Mucus Yuk!

Milk Lungs Mucus Yuk! If your child or you as an adult are dealing with chronic respiratory problems that particularly involve excess mucus production, I suggest avoiding milk and other dairy products at all cost. At least temporarily for a month or two until you can get your health back on track. Dairy is hard […]

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sore muscles and electrolytes

Health Tips for Kids – Sore Muscles and Electrolytes

Do the little ones get sore muscles? Check this out. Occasionally, my 3rd grade daughter will complain about sore legs. It usually happens when she overdoes it activity-wise but at first I wasn’t catching on to it. One day she had a challenging event in gym class at school. She came home and said, “ […]

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TCM and Summer Foods – Acu News 1.1 August 2017

TCM and Summer Foods Summer is a time of abundant energy, long sunshine-filled days and warmth. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), summer has many different associations that help define it. The element of summer is fire, the color of summer is red, the emotion of summer is joy and the governing organs are the heart […]

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fermented foods and intestinal health

Intestinal Health and Fermented Foods

Try Fermented Foods for Greater Intestinal Health The modern world is changing every single day. Because of this constant state of change, our bodies are frequently having to adjust.  We have a food supply being degraded and depleted of nutritional content, which in turn, causes our bodies to become depleted. Our soil and water is […]

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Sleeping in your own bed

Health Tips for Kids – Sleeping in Your Own Bed

Are you sleeping in your own bed? I’ve seen parents on the fence about whether to let their children sleep with them or have them sleeping in their own bed. Of course, getting sleep is a priority for health and any disruptions need to be limited but I think there can be special exceptions that […]

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cancer survivors wanted

Cancer Survivors Wanted for Study

Cancer Survivors Wanted for Study on Well-Being The Vitality Project / Sponsors are Lifespan and Brown Women between ages 18 and 70 may be eligible. 10 weeks of classes on different wellness practices in Fall 2017 You will be compensated for your participation Call 401-863-6272 Email: cancersurvivor@lifespan.org SPREAD THE WORD! / Post the photo below […]

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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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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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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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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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