Natural Remedies for Insomnia

Mar 5, 2014 by HSU

Natural remedies for insomnia are a holistic approach for getting a great night’s rest.   Insomnia is a growing problem among people who struggle to fall asleep or who toss and turn throughout the night. 4 Types of Insomnia Insomnia...

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Happy Lunar New Year!

Jan 31, 2014 by HSU

Chinese Lunar New Year Lucky Year of the Wood Horse 馬年吉祥 Ready to ride into the sunset this year? Hold on to your hats my friends. This year is all yang/expansive uplifting energy. Time to rise up from the grass where last year’s...

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The Health Benefits of Laughter Therapy

Dec 15, 2013 by HSU

It is more than six years now since the first “Laughter Club” was set up. There is a growing demand for such clubs in India and abroad. Almost everyday more and more people are joining Laughter Clubs and are reaping its benefits. One of...

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Best New iPhone App: Non-GMO Shopping Guide

Mar 21, 2013 by HSU

The best new iPhone App that has come out recently is the Non-GMO Shopping Guide by The Non-GMO Project. Europe has banned GMO foods and seeds and crops. Food safety advocates in the United States have been pushing for...

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Autumn Foods & Health: Beginning a Transformation into Yin

Sep 27, 2012 by HSU

Autumn is a time that provides a cool, crisp breeze in the morning that hits my face and helps me wake up. It represents a time to pick apples so long that my knuckles become scratched and chilled, but it is all worth it when I bite into the...

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How To Use a Neti-Pot to Treat & Prevent Nasal Congestion, Allergies, Post-Nasal Drip, Sore Throat, Colds/Flus

Sep 29, 2012 by HSU

Learning how to use a neti pot changed my life! When I wake up congested, I’ll irrigate my nose with a neti pot and instantly breath more freely. In winter, and during allergy season, I use it daily as natural remedy to prevent and treat nasal...

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Natural Labor Induction Techniques

Jan 20, 2012 by HSU

Aside from coming into my office for daily acupuncture treatments for labor induction, I also suggest the following techniques to stimulate labor. If you try these out, be sure to use them several times daily, for several days in a row. Good...

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The Three Treasures; Jing, Qi, Shen

Jan 3, 2012 by HSU

Jing Qi Shen The calligraphy above depicts the Three Treasures: Jing, Qi, Shen. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the preservation, protection and nourishment of the Three Treasures form the foundation of optimum health and spiritual well...

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Acupuncture & Herbal Treatment of Uterine Fibroids

Mar 27, 2013 by HSU

Acupuncture Fibroid Treatments can be extremely successful!   Q: Are there any alternative or natural treatment options to having a hysterectomy for fibroids? A: Yes. Acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapy have been used...

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Prevent Spring Allergies Before They Start

Mar 21, 2013 by HSU

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs are effective to prevent spring allergies before they start. Let’s face it, spring allergies can be a drag. Instead of celebrating the blossoms and warmer weather many people suffer for weeks or even months with...

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Needle-Free Acupuncture; Treating Your Children with Tui Na Massage & Shoni Shin

Feb 27, 2013 by HSU

Learn About the Benefits of Needle-free Acupuncture for Babies & Children, Tui Na Massage & Shoni Shin Treatment-An Interview with Melanie Katin, L.Ac., Professor and Clinician of Pediatric Chinese Medicine with Juliette Aiyana, L.Ac.,...

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What are the Best Gluten Free Cookbooks & Recipe Websites?

May 21, 2012 by HSU

Dear Professor Juliette, A patient of my acupuncture practice believes she’s gluten intolerant or possibly allergic and she’s noticed her son is feeling a lot better now that he’s not eating gluten either. They are looking for...

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Stress, Anxiety, & Panic Attack Treatments with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs

Apr 10, 2012 by HSU

Acupuncture helps Panic Attacks & Anxiety Anxiety and Panic Attack Treatments with acupuncture and Chinese herbs are fast acting, safe, effective. Chinese medicine recognizes that a variety of causes and conditions continually arise in...

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Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs as an Effective Treatment for Depression

Apr 3, 2012 by HSU

I recently asked a highly respected and experienced acupuncturist from China which diseases she treated the most using Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) when she was practicing in China. “Depression and pain,” she...

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