8 tips to keep your cool this summer

It’s the summer of festivals here in Milwaukee, but beware of over-indulging in sun, alcohol and heavy foods – all big parts of festivals. Take advantage of summer fun, but don’t forget, a healthy lifestyle is all about balance. 1. … Continue reading

Acupuncture: 3 questions everyone asks

Acupuncture – the stimulation of specific points along the body, most often by insertion of tiny needles. Acupuncture has few side-effects, is relatively safe, and an effective form of treatment for both chronic and acute conditions. Acupuncture is a technique … Continue reading

spring renewal – the birth of a new season

Bundle up for spring? It sounds contradictory (well, not here in Wisconsin), but the winds and dampness of spring are still too harsh for the weak internal Yang of the body. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), spring is the season … Continue reading

love your liver – cleanse your body

  In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the liver is most affected by Qi stagnation. When Qi (or energy) is not flowing freely, it causes imbalances and health problems. Stress, irregular eating habits, and synthetic substances like preservatives and pharmaceuticals all … Continue reading