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Acupuncture is a Covered benefit for Auto Accidents!!

Acupuncture is Covered by your Car Insurance   Did you know that Acupuncture services are covered under the Oregon Personal Injury Protection (PIP) ? It absolutely IS covered!  Oregon law requires drivers to carry a...

AhhAhhhAhhhhChooo! How to keep Spring Allergies away!

Acupuncture and Herbal Remedies Helps with Allergies The crocuses are poking out of the ground, the buds are forming on the trees and here in Portland we have the wonderful blend of sunshine during the...

Can you do Acupuncture with Children?

Yes! But it is often not necessary. Children respond very quickly to other treatments : acupressure and Pediatric Sho Ni Shin, a technique using various movements to stimulate meridians or specific points with special massage...

Gong Hay Fat Choy! Year of the White Metal Rabbit

Gong Hay Fat Choy! Happy Chinese New Year and Welcome to the Year of the White Metal Rabbit! I am a sucker for bunnies, so what better excuse to include pictures and write about the soft...

Medicinal Benefits of Chicken Soup

It has been cold, windy and we have been waiting by the window for snow one of these mornings! Winter is a time that we naturally hunker down to hibernate and can be the perfect...

Fertility Charting

Women!  Whether you are trying to get pregnant or trying to NOT get pregnant, it is wise to empower yourself with knowledge about your most fertile days of your cycle.  Our bodies give us easy...

Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine to Enhance Male and Female Fertility

Acupuncture Improves Fertility for Women and Men   I love treating fertility issues naturally with acupuncture and herbs.  Chinese Medicine offers many solutions that Western medicine does not consider when assessing fertility.  Oftentimes, fertility can...

Acupuncture and Herbs Boost Immunity

In the West, the idea of an immune system is a recent idea, less than a hundred years old.  In China, doctors were strengthening the defensive energy (wei qi) over a thousand years ago. It...

Acupuncture offers Relief for Postpartum Depression

A Stanford study shows that acupuncture offers relief to women with post partum depression The birth of a new child is a joyous event that comes with serious new responsibilities.  Women are flooded with hormones...

Walking prevents Memory Loss!

Walking, it does a body good! It's good for the brain, good for the heart and calms the spirit! And it doesn't require a gym membership. There are some easy health tips that I hear...