Diagnostic Articles

Diagnostic Articles2024-01-25T03:38:01+00:00

During my years in Acupuncture school, I learned a lot about pathology, but not much about true health. I often asked myself this question, "What is true health?" When contemplating this question, other questions came into my mind. Do symptoms result from an imbalanced biological system? When they disappear is[...]

“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 dietary habits. Eating well can be challenging. But it can[...]

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 companies that sell exclusively to licensed alternative practitioners. These companies source[...]

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 in the natural world. They recognized Qi as the primary energy source, or ultimate life-giving substance, which we extract from[...]

The acupuncture meridians are a system of non-physical energy channels or pathways that run like map lines throughout the body. Hundreds of acupuncture points along the meridians interact with, connect to, and can be used to affect, virtually every organ, system and part of the body. There are two central[...]

When the cause of your symptoms is trauma, whether the trauma is physical or emotional shock or intense pain, the body's nervous system is pushed to its limit of tolerance and the response is fight/flight, freeze or collapse. Often these sensations and feelings cannot be processed immediately. It takes[...]

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