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Oral Health with Green Tea
Studies show that green tea can support oral health and reduce risk of tooth loss. The research showed that those whom consumed green tea daily, at least one cup, can significantly decrease risk of tooth loss. Those whom drank more than one cup showed increased showed even greater decrease of risk.
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Traditional Chinese Medicine, also referred to as TCM is what acupuncturists traditionally study. It encompasses dietary recommendations, acupuncture, herbs and other modalities such as cupping, moxibustion, gua sha and some tui na, or body work. We listen to the patient and determine what in our bag of tools might be the most beneficial in helping our patients reach their health care goals.
This is an interesting account from Psychology Today of an MD who returned to his roots to follow Traditional Chinese Medical Practitioners and saw first hand just how Traditional …
Have you been wondering just what an acupuncture appointment might entail? This is a very accurate and thorough account written about a young man’s first acupuncture experience. The acupuncturist in the article is a friend and former classmate of mine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, IL. I like how the author pinpoints that although his general feeling of malaise may not be something he would make an appointment with his doctor about, it was still an uncomfortable state of being and important to be addressed.
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As an ancient Ayurvedic Proverb states , “When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need.”. While there are a lot of foods that it would be in your best interest to avoid, it’s perhaps more important to focus on foods you should try to incorporate into your diet. Dr. Fuhrman has compiled a simple, straight-forward chart that illustrates which foods are the most dense in powerful nutrients. How many of these can you eat this week? – Mariah Van Horn, …