Category: Seasonal Changes

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Spring Has Sprung!

Spring Has Sprung! April 2021 By Patty Jones, LAc, MSTOM, Dipl. AC, DCCM, PharmD., RPh In Chinese medicine, spring is the season that is characterized by growth and upward movement. It is the time of year in which our Yang Qi rises up and begins to spread upwards and outwards. Trees form buds and leaves, […]

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Pain and Cold Weather

Pain and Cold Weather February 2021 By Michaela McClintock, LAc, DAc Chances are, if you ran into your acupuncturist outside of the office this time of year you may not recognize her. But it is not because she is trying to go incognito. She is bundling up to stay warm to preserve and protect her […]

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Winter is Coming!

Winter is Coming!November 2020 By Michaela McClintock, LAc, DAc As the season shifts from fall to winter, environmental and temperature changes can affect your body. Here are the top three things you can do to keep your Qi healthy during wintertime! 1. Protect your Qi. The longest channel in the body runs from the forehead to […]

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Seasonal Changes Can Cause Imbalance in the Body

Seasonal Changes Can Cause Imbalance in the Body November 2018 In Chinese Medicine, it is believed that our bodies are a microcosm of the world around us. As the season shifts from fall to winter, the environmental changes affect our bodies. Just as there are places on our planet that are dry (deserts, Arizona, the Sahara), damp (rainforests, Florida), hot (deserts, places […]