Knowing one’s family health history can be a magical window in to optimizing health and increasing longevity. While familial health does not determine one’s fate, it does contain vital information. Epigenetics, a rather new western science looks at the changes of how genes are expressed, rather than the code itself. In Traditional Asian Medicine there… Continue reading Getting Ahead Of Family Illness With Traditional Asian Medicine!
Maintaining healthy blood sugar is an important step towards reducing potential health complications. While there are many modern advances that help so many lives, there is still a significant health disparity. In regards to those with type 2 diabetes, women are four times more likely to develop heart disease, compared to men whom are twice… Continue reading Three Magic Foods To Help Maintain Healthy Blood Sugar With Traditional Asian Medicine!
Emotional wellness affects so many aspects of health. In Traditional Asian Medicine, there has been an understanding of the mind body connection for thousands of years. Here are three key ways to help improve/maintain emotional wellness from a Traditional Asian Medicine perspective. #1 Eat For Wellness … Continue reading Three Important Tips For Emotional Wellness Using Traditional Asian Medicine
Qi Gong (pronounced chee gong) is an ancient healing art and one of the branches of the Traditional Asian Medical system. Qi loosely translates to energy and Gong means cultivation, so it literally means “to cultivate energy”. Qi Gong combines posture, breath and focus to help promote the flow of Qi through the pathways or… Continue reading Why Qi Gong Is All That!
While it is an enormous technological advance to have mammograms that screen for breast cancer, there are additional methods available to help prevent a mass from ever developing or staying. One perspective on this comes from the wisdom of Traditional Asian Medicine. According to the ancient medical system of Traditional Asian Medicine, there are numerous… Continue reading Promoting Breast Health with Traditional Asian Medicine
We all know the seasons of spring, summer, fall and winter, but did you know that in Traditional Asian Medical theory there is a 5th season? It is called late summer. Though shorter than the others, late summer is considered to be its own season. And to be even more precise, anytime we are in… Continue reading The 5th Season?
While many people love the whole notion of doing a detox with the new year in January, there are other times that doing a detox can have more health benefits. In traditional Asian medicine, because there is a close relationship between nature/our environment and our health, we look to the seasons for guidance. While a… Continue reading Fall: One Of The Best Times To Detox!
Hawthorn Berry is an amazing herb! In Chinese herbal medicine, it is known as Shan Zha. Hawthorn berries have many wonderful benefits including: improving digestion, promoting blood circulation (which can be helpful in decreasing the negative effects of aging) and lowering blood pressure. Hawthorn can also lower bad cholesterol and encourage weight loss. Modern research… Continue reading Hawthorn Berry: The Herb That Really Gets To The Heart Of It All!
It’s spring and newness and freshness is in the air! This is the time when you may choose to do the ever popular spring cleaning of your home. Well, why not clean something that is even more important? You. That’s right, you. Many times we are so concerned with our house that we can overlook… Continue reading Spring Cleaning You For Wellness!
Thank you to the beautiful people who came out on Saturday to my Open House. Yummy food, great music and of course, amazing people! Stay tuned for more events in 2018 as this party kicked off an all year celebration of this being my 15th year in private practice!!! Love being a woman, Dr. Danett