Feeling a little slow or lethargic? Get a good night’s sleep, it cleans your brain.Recent research published in the journal Science indicates that while we sleep our brain clears out metabolic waste products. The author of the study, Maiken Nedergaard MD, professor of Neurosurgery at University of Rochester Medical Center says “We need sleep to clean… [Read More]
Stress Taking it’s Toll?
Here’s a story from Arianna Huffington: “I had a wake-up call in 2007 when I collapsed from exhaustion and broke my cheekbone on my desk. I had been working 18 hours a day, seven days a week, trying to build me business. I realized then that I was undermining not only my health but also… [Read More]
Do You Cover Your Mouth?
According to Natural Health Magazine 1 in 4 people do not cover their mouths when they sneeze or cough Approximately 3,000 droplets are expelled in a single cough and they fly out of the mouth at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour. Approximately 40,000 droplets are expelled in a sneeze, sometimes as fast as 200… [Read More]
Warm up from the Inside Out
It’s Soup Season Again Traditional Chinese Medicine advises to eat seasonally and locally. As the weather cools your “Qi” dives deeper into the body. It’s the time to eat hearty foods using colorful vegetables. Roots vegetables are high on the list of warming foods. Increase your vegetables, fatty fish, spices, nuts and seeds to increase… [Read More]
I don’t feel good Have you had your Seasonal Acupuncture Treatment? A treatment four times a year as the seasons change can help you avoid illness. A few needles at very specific acupuncture points can strengthen the body and correct minor problems before they become illness. Building your body’s immune system in this simple way will help… [Read More]