How Does Acupuncture for Addiction Work?

Acupuncture is a holistic modality that addresses emotional, spiritual, physical, and mental health. Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and World Health Organization (WHO) for treating numerous conditions. An ancient Chinese medicine used for thousands of years, acupuncture is based on the meridian system. According to traditional Chinese medicine, meridians are pathways in the body where life energy or “qi” flows. There are 12 meridians. Most are named for the organ in the body that they are associated with (ex. heart meridian, lung meridian, liver meridian).

Opioids are killing the American Family, AND the American Dream

Drugs are what destroyed this country, drugs destroyed families from the ground up for a few generations, it hasn't stopped, and it now looks like irreparable damage. Stop the opioid epidemic.

Medicinal Mushrooms and Nootropic herbs

Medicinal Mushrooms and Nootropic herbs Nootropic herbs are plants, or parts of plants such as roots, stems, leaves, flowers and seeds, that are used for their brain-enhancing functions. Herbs have been researched and for thousands of years in many cultures, and in Chinese culture, this research has been documented as well, so we know a great deal … Continue reading Medicinal Mushrooms and Nootropic herbs

MYALGIC ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

MYALGIC ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome MYALGIC ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, or ME/CFS is a multi-system disease, a  chronic disease that frequently follows a viral infection, such as EBV, Ear infections, Hepatitis, Glandular fever or Covid. Treatment is long term, and consistency is important.  Fatigue and low energy in spite of adequate rest could be due to chronic and … Continue reading MYALGIC ENCEPHALOMYELITIS, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part 2 | Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha, the particulars: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0RKn6uXLC6oRZ1XKRShXeQ?si=yuqI__bERemQTUAEhuulww The first order of business for me is to translate the properties of Ashwagandha from Ayurveda into Traditional Chinese Medicine. The two medicines speak different diagnostic languages, just like the west is totally different from TCM, so is Ayurveda. I have to know what its TCM properties are so that I … Continue reading Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part 2 | Ashwagandha

Trauma and the nervous system

Trauma and the nervous system Trauma can change the nervous system so that your ability to create and sustain relationships is altered. This change can lead to a belief that love and connections aren't safe, and you may find it hard to trust others, and you may withdraw or avoid people. However, when love and … Continue reading Trauma and the nervous system

Belonging

BELONGING Do you sometimes feel like an outsider? Do you feel like you don’t belong? Like you are separate from everyone else? The reason is because your ego is constantly comparing and separating you from your energetic family. The truth is that we are all one, and to really feel this connection is of benefit … Continue reading Belonging

Trigger points and referred pain

If you are suffering from any of the following, you may have referred pain from the upper trapezius trigger points: Headaches on the temples or tension headaches, facial, temple, or jaw pain, pain behind the eye, dizziness or vertigo (in conjunction with the sternocleidomastoid muscle), severe neck pain, a stiff neck, or limited range-of-motion and … Continue reading Trigger points and referred pain

PTSD & cPTSD

Post traumatic stress disorder,  has had many different names throughout  history. Names such as shell shock, battle fatigue, and soldiers heart. Many of these names recognize trauma from war as a cause for PTSD, however, the current definition of PTSD has expanded to include trauma that comes from any other acutely shocking event, as well … Continue reading PTSD & cPTSD