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Understanding Acupuncture


By Dr. Sara Kendall Gordon, L. Ac, DAOM Part One Over 5000 years ago, Chinese Taoist sages discovered Qi, the fundamental energy force that animates and sustains all living things, and that fuels all activity, movement, growth, healing and renewal … Continued


Herbal and Nutritional Supplement Information


As a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, specializing in Functional medicine, I’ve prescribed nutritional and herbal supplements for nearly thirty years, with positive results for several thousand patients. I use only professional grade nutritional and herbal supplements manufactured by … Continued


Food as Medicine, Food as Poison


“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates, the Father of Modern Medicine Today’s compromised food system, and the countless tasty, often toxic temptations made available almost everywhere you go, make it easy to fall into bad … Continued


Herbal and Nutritional Supplements


As a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, specializing in Functional medicine, I’ve prescribed nutritional and herbal supplements for nearly thirty years, with positive results for several thousand patients.  I use only professional grade nutritional and herbal supplements. The companies … Continued


Traditional Chinese Medicine


Traditional Chinese Medicine is a complete medical and philosophical system, based in Taoist principles of harmony and balance, of Yin and Yang. It originated in China over 3000 years ago and was first recorded as a body of written insights, … Continued


What is True Health?


Do symptoms result from an imbalanced biological system? When they disappear is the system balanced? Is it wise to base healthcare merely on symptom management? Is true health more than being symptom-free? True health does not come from a quick … Continued


Treating the source, not just the symptoms


When there is shock or intense pain, either physical or emotional, the organism is pushed to its limit of tolerance. Often these sensations and feelings cannot be processed immediately. It takes time for the organism to regain equilibrium, and in … Continued


The Complete Breath


The Complete Breath The yogic Complete Breath practice presented here can be found in The Science of Breath, by Yogi Ramacharaka, published in 1903. One ten-minute complete breathing session slows the heart rate, oxygenates the blood and brain, lowers blood … Continued


Food As Medicine, Food As Poison, You Can Choose


Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food. — Hippocrates In my 24-year practice of Integrative Medicine as a Doctor of Acupuncture, Oriental and Functional Medicine I’ve worked with several thousand patients. In that time our food system … Continued


Food as Medicine, Food as Poison


Presented by Dr. Sara Kendall Gordon, L. Ac, DAOM as part of the “Optimal Health in an Unhealthy World” series. Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food. — Hippocrates Since 1993 I’ve studied and practiced various disciplines … Continued