Mental and Emotional aspect of the Lungs in Chinese Medicine

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain … Read moreMental and Emotional aspect of the Lungs in Chinese Medicine

How to Protect the Lungs during the seasons and emotional distress

The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. The lung season is autumn. This is a good time to protect the lungs from changes in weather by wearing … Read moreHow to Protect the Lungs during the seasons and emotional distress

How Acupuncture can Help Respiratory Issues

Our lungs are incredibly important. Without properly functioning lungs, we cease to exist. In the United States alone, nearly 200,000 people die every year from forms of respiratory disease. Respiratory diseases include both acute and chronic conditions, everything from the flu to emphysema. While many of these ailments can be prevented, there are others not … Read moreHow Acupuncture can Help Respiratory Issues