One of the theories scientists have held for many years as to why acupuncture works to alleviate chronic pain and other ailments is called the Vascular-Interstitial Theory. This theory describes the idea that acupuncture works by affecting the electrical system of the body, the network of currents conducted by our cells. Electricity is vital for … Read more How Acupuncture Works & which clinic is rated the best in the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season is associated with one of the elements: wood, fire, earth, metal and water. Perhaps unsurprisingly, summertime is associated with the element fire. Fire represents maximum activity. In nature, everything is at its peak growth during the summer, so TCM sees our energy as its most active and exuberant. Summer … Read more 4 Tips for an energizing, joyful summer with Acupuncture
The kidneys are vital organs that allow our bodies to process waste and turn it into urine and filter our blood of toxins before it gets back to the heart. The kidneys also maintain our overall fluid balance and create hormones that regulate blood pressure, support bone health and produce red blood cells. To support … Read more How Acupuncture and a Kidney Boosting Cranberry Ginger Smoothie Can Help Kidney function
Traditional Chinese medicine says aligning your diet along with exercise and regular acupuncture treatments with the seasons is one of the best ways to stay healthy. Mother Nature provides exactly what we need to be healthy. Paying attention to the fruits, vegetables and herbs that grow during different seasons in the region where you live … Read more Eating Well and Acupuncture For Spring Time
Spring is generally regarded as a happy season, especially for those that live in areas where winter is cold and dark. Spring brings with it longer, warmer days, more sunshine, the rebirth of plants and more activity. But for many, the months of spring can also bring irritability, anxiety, sinus issues, allergy flare-ups, colds, body … Read more Active Organs In Spring Time and How Acupuncture Help Create Balance
In traditional Chinese medical theory, one of the best ways to stay healthy is to live in balance with the seasons. Balance, in this context, means mindfully crafting your diet and certain aspects of your lifestyle based on what season it is in addition to regular exercise and regular therapy like acupuncture, chiropractic or massage … Read more Lifestyle Tweaks For a More Balanced Life With Acupuncture