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Holistic, Alternative, and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Dallas
Categories: Acupuncture, Diagnostics, TCM | Comments Off on But in the Real World…

In Oriental Medicine/Acupuncture Schools you are taught the importance of referring to other medical professionals. Literally one-third or more of your several thousand hours of training focuses on identifying ‘red flags’ and other symptoms, conditions, or scenarios that are believed to require care and treatment outside of the acupuncturist’s scope of practice. The reasoning here […]

Categories: Acupuncture, Diagnostics, Male Health | Comments Off on Sexual Dysfunction in Men: A Heart Problem?

by Stephanie Brochstein, student herbalist TCM is effective in treating symptoms like low libido, premature ejaculation and impotency in men.   However, syndrome differentiation is key.  There is a saying in TCM called “many treatments: one disease:: one disease: many treatments.”  Sexual dysfunction could be created through any number of disharmonies originating from any part of […]

Categories: Acupuncture, Cost-Effective Treatment, Herbal Medicine, Self-Care, TCM | Comments Off on Answer to a Patient: Can Chinese Medicine help recover from surgery?
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Chinese Medicine Can Help With: Surgery (recovery from) Bruises Wounds Scars Sports Related Injuries Post-partum healing Today’s post is inspired by a friend, Carl L. of Austin, who recently inquired whether Chinese medicine had anything to offer for recovery from surgery.  Well, Carl, in fact there’s quite a bit that can help you. Chinese herbal […]

Categories: Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Self-Care, Stress | Comments Off on Safer Treatment of ADHD

ADHD in Kids “My kid may have ADHD.  I’m concerned about the safety of treating my children with medicines.  What are my options?” In this article: What is ADHD? ADHD, kids, and parents. A Holistic View of ADHD. Pharmaceutical vs. Natural Treatments. Treatment Safety & Lifestyle Integration. Many parents are concerned for their childrens’ safety […]

Categories: Acupuncture, Cost-Effective Treatment, Herbal Medicine | Comments Off on $5 Herbal Consults: Jan 15-Feb 15

Dear Friends: Happy New Year! The year 2009 was a tough one for many people. I would like to take a few moments of your time to reflect on the past year, and to offer a New Year’s gift to all. This past year has been fantastic in many ways. I re-located my office from […]

Categories: Acupuncture, Immunity, TCM | Comments Off on Immunity: Fight the Good Fight

Every year at this time I see a patients who are fighting off colds. Recently, I even had a patient who was diagnosed in the E.R. as having mononucleosis! Many of my clients have very demanding careers and getting sick is not an option for them. The first thing my patients want to know is […]

Categories: Acupuncture, Diet | Comments Off on Put on that Ugly Sweater!

And Banish Cold and Flu!by David Brochstein, L.Ac., O.M.D. When we were children we had a mother, grandmother, or friend’s mom who badgered us about going outside without our coat, leaving home with wet hair, and playing in the rain. It may surprise you to learn that we agree with your grandma… stay covered! According […]

Categories: Acupuncture, Depression, Stress | Comments Off on Holiday Stress and Depression: Take Charge!

Acupuncture for Holiday Stress and Depression by David Brochstein, L.Ac., O.M.D. The holidays and acupuncture may seem to be an unlikely juxtaposition, but there are several reasons why acupuncture has more in common with the holidays than you might think: 1. stress2. anxiety3. depression The Mayo Clinic states that relationships, finances, and physical demands are […]