In a continuation from Part 1 of Acupuncture, Headaches, and the Heart
(published in the March newsletter), here is a breakdown of all of the heart points and how they relate to headaches:
The first, and often my favorite headache point, I would like to discuss is Heart 9. It is the wood point on the heart channel and it’s
Chinese name, Shao Chong, translates to mean something like ‘Little Rushing In.’
From conception, pregnancy and birth, to parenthood, the fertility journey is one of the most sacred and extraordinary chapters of our
lives. The journey is unique and different for everyone and can often be challenging and stress.
Infertility affects 1 in 8 couples in the United States. With
this statistic, it is likely that everyone has at least one friend or family
member struggling with infertility.
Q:I often have cold feet and generally poor circulation. Can you suggest a way to improve my circulation?
A: From a traditional Chinese medicine perspective, your hands and feet may feel cold due to stagnation of qi in the middle of your
body where it prevents the vital substances, including blood, to flow to the extremities to warm them.
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