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Healthy Living & Longevity

Acupuncture for Ageless Skin
Everywhere you look there is a new trend in skin care.  Retinol, peptides, lasers, peels, fillers, neurotoxins, and countless other modalities which promise to be ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Greater Health and Longevity
The history of acupuncture and Oriental medicine is a long and unique one, with its roots in antiquity. Some mystery surrounds the origins of this ...

Health Challenges of Aging and How Acupuncture Can Help
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine to Optimize Metabolism
There is not one moment when your body is not engaged in the process of metabolism. Whether you are running a marathon or plopped down ...

Lifestyle Changes to Optimize Thyroid Function
The small thyroid gland exerts a powerful influence on the mental, emotional, and physical health of the body. This butterfly-shaped gland is situated on the ...

Exercises for Longevity
As we grow older not only do we cultivate wisdom through experience, we also run a greater risk of disease and disability. According to acupuncture ...

Essential Nutrients for Longevity
The nutritional evaluation of food and herbs differs between Western medicine and acupuncture and Oriental medicine. These traditions developed separately from each other and from ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Healthy Living, Aging and Longevity
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can enhance your health and longevity by reducing or eliminating the risk for many conditions that shorten the lifespan or impair ...

Healthy Aging and Improved Longevity
Leaving behind the bright years of youth and entering a quieter, more mature phase in life often prompts the question: How can I preserve my ...

Aging Well with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Oriental medicine has a long history of healing and rejuvenation that teaches us a great deal about aging well. Two thousand years ago, ancient Chinese ...

Six Easy Tips for Greater Health and Longevity
Aging may be inevitable, but your later years can be vibrant and healthy if attention is given to supporting your physical, mental and emotional well-being ...

Create Lasting Resolve to Reach Your Goals with Acupuncture
The start of the new year is a time of looking back at what we have achieved in the past year and looking forward to ...

The Will Power Connection
Is there a body/mind connection to will power? According to the principles of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine there is. Will power, or "Zhi," is said ...

Alleviate Your Stress with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
As a normal part of life, stress enables us to get things done. If left unmanaged, stress can lead to emotional, psychological, and even physical ...

Revitalize Your Health with Acupuncture and Nutrition
Preventive medicine is defined as the part of medicine engaged with preventing disease rather than curing it. An integral part of preventive medicine, nutrition is ...

Enhance Your Endocrine Health with Acupuncture
The endocrine system is responsible for hormonal functions in the body and produces thirty distinct hormones each of which has a very specific job to ...

Cultivate Optimal Endocrine Health
The endocrine system provides regulation of the body through hormonal secretions. Cultivating your endocrine health combined with proper nutrition and diet can boost energy, improve ...

Rest, Renew and Reflect on Your Health!
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is ...

Difficulties Sleeping? Put Insomnia to Rest!
Our society puts a premium on our waking hours and has the tendency to underestimate the importance of a full-night's sleep. Often, good sleep hygiene ...

Top Men's Health Concerns and How Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Can Help
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine have been used to treat men's health concerns for thousands of years and are growing in popularity.  The reason for this ...

Treating Thyroid Problems with Acupuncture
When functioning properly, the thyroid gland secretes just the right amount of thyroid hormone to regulate almost all the metabolic processes in your body. Too ...

Give Your Cardiovascular Health a Boost with Acupuncture
The cardiovascular system consists of the heart and blood vessels and is responsible for carrying nutrients and oxygen to the tissues and removing carbon dioxide ...

Combating Feelings of Holiday Stress, Anxiety and Depression with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
While the holidays are depicted in movies as a time of idyllic serenity and joy, we have all felt the realities of holiday stress.  Financial ...

The Health Indexes in Chinese Medicine
Are you really healthy? What are the health indexes in Chinese medicine system?  Chinese medicine sees our body as a reflection of this universe and ...

How to Boost Energy with Acupuncture in Winter
Recharge Your Battery this Winter with Acupuncture If you feel tired and drained, you are not alone. "Lack of energy" is one of the top ...

Chinese classical story and quintessence of Chinese medicine
The Legend of Bian Que"Medical treatment is not to be given to those who have fallen ill, but to those who are not ill." This ...

Acupuncture Improves Memory and Learning Capacity
Acupuncture can significantly improve learning and memory capacity that has been impaired by hyperglycemia and cerebral ischemia, according to a new ...

New Year Rejuvenation with Acupuncture
It is the beginning of a new year and, once again, a time to reflect on what changes we can make to improve our lives.If ...

Navigating Your Path to Health with Acupuncture
Many new cars today are equipped with automotive navigation systems. These systems use satellite technology to locate the car and provide directions to ...

Acupuncture and Preventive Medicine
quot;To treat disease that has already developed is comparable to the behavior of those persons who begin to dig a well after they have become ...

Study Shows Acupuncture Significantly Lowers Blood Pressure
A German study published in the June 2007 issue of Circulation found that acupuncture significantly lowers both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. The extent of ...

Not Just Skin Deep - Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation
Cosmetic Acupuncture is for the person who wants to turn the clock back, look his or her best, feel revitalized, and enjoy it all with ...

Acupressure for Facial Enhancement
Acupuncture is probably the best known, most common, and most accepted Chinese natural treatment to help your face and body turn back the hands of ...

Less Weight, More Life with Acupuncture
For "Delia," it was the pain of a severe auto accident and abdominal surgery that brought her to acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).  "I ...

The Habits for Long Life
Who among us doesn't want to live a long life? The desire to survive is built into us. As animals, we react instinctively to protect ...

Dan Tian Breathing: Connecting to the Center
What does it mean to be centered? In Qi Gong terms, it signifies having energy in the center of the body. The center is called ...

Acupuncture for Cholesterol Management
This is a great time to take charge of your heart health and look at ways to lower cholesterol! One out of every two men ...

Green Tea
There have been some intriguing studies indicating that green tea can be extremely effective in the fight against high cholesterol. Specifically, the beverage reduces "bad" ...

Get a Fasting Lipoprotein Profile
Get a fasting lipoprotein profile to find out what your total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and triglyceride numbers are. Calculate your risk for heart ...

Pomegranate Juice Fights Heart Disease, Study Says
In China, the pomegranate fruit symbolized longevity. Now there is scientific evidence for the fruit's restorative powers.Scientists have tested the juice in mice and found ...

The Secrets of a Daoist Mind
How To Cultivate Inner Peace

Daoist history begins with Laozi's Daode Jing (Tao Te Ching), a classic Chinese text written around 500–400 B.C.E. The Daode Jing advocates living naturally and ...

Nourish your Spirit
The word "meditation" comes from the Greek word that means "to be mindful." The practice of meditation is a proven stress reducer, and ...

Tai Chi Effective Addition to Immunity Against Shingles, New Study Finds
Older adults at risk of shingles may get as much immunity to the varicella-zoster virus (VCV) as the VCV vaccine provides by adding tai chi ...

Yin-Yang Balance and Food Choice
Whether you turn to acupuncture or allopathic medicine for healing, choosing the right foods for your constitution will speed your progress. According to traditional Chinese ...

Secrets of Longevity: Diet and Nutrition
Living to be 100 is not the product of an expensive supplement, brutal daily regimen, plastic surgery or anything out of the average person's reach.  ...

Secrets of Longevity: Herbs, Remedies, and Elixirs
How You Heal: Herbs, Remedies, and Elixirs. Anti-Aging Herb with a 5,000-Year Track Record. Panax ginseng is perhaps the world's best-known herb. Popularly employed to ...

Secrets of Longevity: Environment, Ecology, and Community
Where You Are: Environment, Ecology, and Community. Are Your Clean Clothes Toxic? Traditional dry cleaning uses a chemical solvent, perchloroethylene, to remove stains.  Unfortunately, its ...

Secrets of Longevity: Exercise, Lifestyle, and Rejuvenation
What You Do: Exercise, Lifestyle, and Rejuvenation. A Brush With Longevity. A popular practice among centenarians is body brushing, using a dry brush with natural ...

A Conversation with Dr Maoshing Ni About The Secrets of Longevity
Q. Is it really possible for anyone to live happily to 100? A. Your Body Wants To Be 100! The human body has a beautiful ...

Herbal Formuals for Health and Longevity
Herbal medicines, proven safe and effective through thousands of years of use, target different areas of disharmony and renew original beauty by enhancing adequate blood ...