Treat Asthma Naturally

asthmaticThere is quite a bit you can do to prevent and treat asthma naturally.  If your diagnosis is established always have your inhaler handy – that’s just common sense.   Aside from that, here I teach you some crucial information about how to address asthma, especially through diet.

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What to Eat and Not Eat to Support Healthy Menstruation

A well balanced diet and adequate exercise can go a long way towards healthy menstrual periods.  Dietary therapy for menstrual problems are a big part of my recommendations for cases of infertility, PMS, dysmenorrhea (painful periods), amenorrhea(no periods), irregular cycles, and menstrual hemorrhaging.  This article is about baseline nutrition for prevention of menstrual problems.

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Treat Constipation Naturally

Regular healthy urination and defecation are tremendously important to good health.  Constipation can range from being a mild annoyance to a very serious issue.  Treating it also can be as simple as just dietary changes, to requiring much more.  In this article I’ll give you some crucial information around the whole subject of constipation, and what you can do to regulate bowel function naturally, so you don’t have to resort to pharmaceuticals or habit forming laxatives. Continue reading Treat Constipation Naturally

Dampness in the Body

ice cream is very damp inducingIn Traditional Chinese Medical theory, excessive dampness is a major cause and consequence of disease.  What is dampness? There are two kinds, dampness external to the body, and dampness within.  In the body, its not exactly one pathogen like a bacteria or virus.  Rather, the term is generic and basically refers to all liquids and oils not adequately metabolized. Continue reading Dampness in the Body

How to do Standing Qigong

chen xiao wang doing standing practiceIn this article I introduce you to one of the most all-around beneficial exercises that you can do.  It is a form of qi gong called Standing pole, or just “standing” practice.  I’ll give you some background about why its so good for you, and tell you how you can start practicing today! Continue reading How to do Standing Qigong

UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) Prevention and Home Remedies

urinary-tract1Unfortunately, Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s, bladder infections, Cystitis, Urethritis, Ureteritis) are extremely common and tend to recur, especially when addressed solely with anti-biotics.  Here is my list of things to know and do for UTI home remedies. Continue reading UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) Prevention and Home Remedies

5 Morning-Sickness Top Tips

morning-sickness tipsMorning sickness is a common term for vomiting during pregnancy and some people suffer from it a lot more than others!  Anyone who considers themselves as having a problem with it will tell you that it doesn’t just happen in the morning.  Some cases can be so severe that they go on beyond the 16th week!  Traditional Chinese Medicine with acupuncture and herbs goes a long way to treat this condition – but there’s also plenty you can and should do at home to help yourself as well.   Here are my top morning sickness tips – grouped in five sections: Continue reading 5 Morning-Sickness Top Tips

Healing Back Pain With Natural Medicine

back pain remediesBack pain is one of the most common reasons why people are referred to Chinese Medicine and it is certainly one of the conditions I see most often. Back pain ranges from acute (”I was helping my friend move the couch and my back went out!”,) to chronic (”everytime it rains, I get a backache!”). Sometimes its sharp and unbearable, often its a nagging ache thats been around for some time.  Continue reading Healing Back Pain With Natural Medicine

The Diabetic Diet and Natural Healing with Whole Foods

diabetic childDiet can significantly impact blood sugar regulation, and is crucial to consider when dealing with Diabetes.  Follow my advice for a healthy diabetic diet based on complex carbohydrates such as unrefined grains, vegetables, and legumes and healthy fats. After several weeks you can expect a drastic change in your need for insulin.  Here’s how to help yourself heal.  This applies not only to diabetics, but also the rest of us who are almost diabetic with our modern lifestyles! Continue reading The Diabetic Diet and Natural Healing with Whole Foods