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Categories: Cost-Effective Treatment, Herbal Medicine, La Curandera, Self-Care, TCM | Comments Off on Student Clinic

Guess who? If you have not yet met Stephanie, please meet my wife!   I am extremely excited to introduce Stephanie as our new herbalist.  She will be working Mondays and Wednesdays in the evening from 6-9PM.  She will be doing her own version of the same work I did at Holistic Herbal Health.  This […]

Categories: Diagnostics, Herbal Medicine, La Curandera, TCM | Comments Off on Fundamentals of TCM diagnostics
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By Stephanie Brochstein, community herbalist Since David introduced me two weeks ago as the new kid on staff, I have received several questions from friends about how Chinese medical specialists diagnose patients (i.e. how can you diagnose me)?  The following is a short-summary. Diagnostic Techniques:  Indo-Tibetan, Sino-Russian, Sino-Japanese medicines all use a refined system of diagnostic tools […]

Categories: Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Challenge of Balance in the Dog Days of Summer…

Yin & Yang Fighting! We are beginning to enter what the Oriental medicine community calls “late summer”, which has a few specific qualities distinct from the rest of the hot season. These qualities are: It’s still way too HOT! Winds & breezes tend to die down. Humidity tends to increase. When these factors are significant, […]

Categories: Uncategorized | Comments Off on Watch Your Health, the Cold Snap Returneth!

This happens every year. I see it over and over right about this time of this season.  The last dreaded cold snap returns this weekend when we are least prepared for it! The weather forecast says some cold and rain will likely return to the Dallas area for a short revisit on Saturday and Sunday.  […]

Categories: Uncategorized | Comments Off on Quote of the Week

Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to yourself and others. —Buddha Please let it be so… may my work and words lead to happiness and benefit all around.

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: Uncategorized | Comments Off on Heart Health Awareness

February is the American Heart Association’s Heart Health Awareness Month, emphasizing the dangers of heart disease and the importance of heart health. Heart disease includes conditions affecting the heart, such as coronary heart disease, heart attacks, congestive heart failure, and congenital heart disease. Despite dramatic medical advances over the past fifty years, heart disease remains […]

Categories: Physical Fitness | Comments Off on Yoga for Health & Well-being

by Tifany Henderson These days, more and more people are doing yoga. For many, it is a great exercise regimen, something they do to stay in shape. Others may do yoga to reduce their stress. Although these are two benefits of this practice, yoga can benefit your health in many ways. The most popular type […]