Traditional Chinese Medicine Tips – Protecting Your Resources

The skin at the base of your neck is the most vulnerable to inclement weather. Cold, rain, and wind all have the ability to affect the strength of your protective channels (the Yang channels) at this precise location. So embrace scarves, popped collars, or the trending turtleneck!

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Kidney Health in Traditional Chinese Medicine

The kidneys are the basis upon which a healthy human thrives. And just like a balancing pose, a monumental cultural shift, or a massive tree that’s lived 1000s of years, the health of our kidneys starts at the ground level – the foot to be exact. Kidney health in Traditional Chinese Medicine is paramount to fostering a foundation of health. Here’s why.

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Stress: The Linchpin In Wellness (Part Two – Ear Seeds)

Sometimes getting your kids out of the house bathed and dressed, fed, and looking like you totally intended to sport the dry shampoo look for the second day in a row is your win for the day. There’s no need to beat yourself up because you pressed snooze rather than waking to meditate, or because you forgot those adaptogenic herbs on the counter in the kitchen.

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Adaptogenic Herbal Medicine

Stress: The Linchpin in Wellness (Part One – Herbal Medicine)

Anxiety and stress are common and can be caused by many different things. It can be difficult to navigate all of the feelings associated with anxiety and stress, but one all-natural way to relieve symptoms may be Herbal Medicine.

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Heat vs. Ice in Chinese Medicine

Got some pain in that knee? How about that backache that just won’t quit? An injury you just sustained? Guess what – it probably doesn’t need ice. I know it sounds crazy, but while Western medical texts are currently revising their recommendations for icing to cure pain, Chinese Medicine has been clear about how to treat our ailments for thousands of years. The most appropriate thing to reach for when your body needs a little extra TLC is likely not ice, it’s heat.

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Introduction to Be Well by MOOV

Heather is a nationally licensed acupuncturist and is board certified to practice acupuncture and Chinese Herbology by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She owns and operates her private practice, Be Well by MOOV, which is an Acupuncture Clinic in Lafayette, CO. It’s there that she integrates her extensive education in yoga, breathwork, and Chinese Medicine to create unique solutions for each patient who enters her door.

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