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Loving Your Liver with Chinese Medicine

Loving Your Liver with Chinese MedicineBy Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP

Spring is here, and spring is the time that the Liver flourishes and its energies are at their peak. Spring is a time of new life and the growth and activity of plants and animals after a long winter hibernating. The Liver is associated with new growth and expansive energies, just like plants in springtime stretching up and out, reaching for the sun. Spring is the best time to support the Liver, eating fresh green foods and being mindful to express our emotions. More...  

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A Multifaceted Integrative Approach to Mitigating the Symptoms of Lupus

A Multifaceted Integrative Approach to Mitigating the Symptoms of LupusBy Craig M. Cormack, B.A., R.M.T.

A 44-year-old female patient diagnosed with systematic lupus was treated with a combination of acupuncture, healthy diet, tuina massage (Chinese massotherapy), chi kung meditation, tai chi, supplements, and pharmaceutical medications over a 7 year period. The treatment resulted in a significant dissipation of attacks, a reduction of inflammation, improved digestion and elimination, and improved sleep and quality of life. The patient is independent, takes care of herself, and holds down successful employment. The success of the treatment provides hope for individuals suffering from systematic lupus. More...


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Ask Dr. MaoQ: I have terrible bloating for about one week before I get my period. What can reduce the bloating and weight gain?

A: Avoid cold foods, raw foods, vinegar, shellfish, coffee, and other stimulants. At least one week prior to onset of PMS, consume some of the following: ginger, green scallions, fennel, orange peel, spinach, walnuts, cinnamon, and black pepper. Angelica sinensis (dang gui) and Poria (fu ling) are also very good.

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