Allergies

Supporting the Shift from Summer to Fall

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and other ancient medical systems teach us to move with the seasons. Specifically, TCM views with great importance the transition from the active and outward pouring energy of the Fire element (summer) to the more inward moving energy of the Metal (fall) and Water (winter) elements. Soup and stews, baked fruits,[…]

Fall: Focusing the Flow

“The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shouts in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers. It is the same[…]

From Containment to Expansion – A Case of Asthma and Fatigue

As Tamara walked into the office, I noticed how tired she looked. She had her 2 1/2 year old toddler with her who she was still breast feeding. He is her third child and she gave birth to him at age 40. Her older two are now teenagers. She had been very happy when she[…]

The first signs of Spring!

The first signs of Spring usually bring a smile to our faces and a sense of well-being to our hearts, especially in a year when we have had such a long and harsh winter. However, for people who suffer from spring allergies it’s quite a different story. As if a runny nose, itchy eyes and[…]

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