Failing to plan is the same as planning to fail. The predictability of flu season has been infinitely complicated by the COVID epidemic that we are facing today. In this instance, prevention may be the best cure to avoid unnecessary self-quarantine or dealing with the awfulness that is the flu.(more…)
Several weeks after we ring in the American New Year, we get to set the celebration wheels turning once again for the festive Chinese New Year. You may have heard about Chinese New Year but it comes with a whole set of exciting traditions and interesting predictions. Find out how you can celebrate it this year (2020). Here is a quick crash course on this fun holiday and it’s relation to Chinese medicine and acupuncture. (more…)
With so much to celebrate in the New Year, why do Missoulians find themselves struggling against seasonal depression each January? Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as seasonal depression, is a common problem with many people enduring the hazy winters of Missoula. But! You CAN do something about it using complementary medicine to boost your natural ability to stay chipper even in the dreariest of winter days.(more…)
Winter has come early to Missoula this year.
And with the cold, many people are suddenly feeling more tired and drained than usual – and who wants to feel that way with all of the fun winter activities that lie ahead?
The ancient Chinese believed that we should live in harmony with the seasons. Each season has its set of recommendations for keeping our health, immune systems, and energy strong.
We can still enjoy our usual activities, and by following these simple suggestions we can also maintain good energy, keep our immune systems strong, and go into the spring season healthier, and with less chance of catching colds.(more…)
The beauty and warmth of Spring time can so often be overshadowed by sniffling, sneezing, runny nose, and red eyes. Rather than meandering around in a delirious haze from too much anti-histamine medication, consider trying Chinese acupuncture as a treatment for your allergies.(more…)