Chinese Medicine

TCM for Tranquility

March 1, 2016

Increase Your Energy, Vitality, and Productivity by Harnessing Stress Effectively “The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking...

Sleep Apnea – Holistic Approaches

February 1, 2016

In 2014, my partner and I decided to live together after three years of exhausting, yet rewarding, long distance travel between Ottawa and Hamilton. We...

Chinese Herbs for Mouth and Lip Sores

February 1, 2016

Natural relief for cold sores, cankers, and inflamed lips. Sores and skin rashes of all types cause us considerable discomfort, but none as much as...

The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss & Body Confidence

December 7, 2015

(The following is an excerpt from Jessica Ortner’s ‘The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss & Body Confidence’, published by Hay House; 2014) Dr. Peta Stapleton...

TCM Approach to Adrenal Gland Exhaustion

December 4, 2015

The adrenal glands are located at the top of each kidney. In describing the  function of these glands, physiologist Mr. Walter Cannon, in 1915, discussed...

Traditional Chinese Medicine – Dandruff

November 2, 2015

Herbs and Treatment for Dandruff and Seborrheic Dermatitis Dandruff, or its more severe cousin seborrheic dermatitis, is a skin condition affecting the scalp, face, and...

Staying Healthy in a Stressful World –

October 2, 2015

The Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach Today we are bombarded with warnings about dangerous new viruses. We witness daily reports about our polluted environment. Even the...

TCM for Children

September 1, 2015

As a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, one of my greatest achievements is the ability to provide relief for children suffering with illnesses. By using...

TCM for Boosting Your Kidney Chi

July 1, 2015

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the kidneys are the fountain of youth, the foundation for a healthy, vital life and for graceful longevity. They are...

New Help for the Ailments of Old Age

June 1, 2015

with Acupuncture and Moxibustion In Japan, North America, and other highly developed countries, the impact of a rapidly aging population is becoming a major social...

Acupuncture and Herbs for Weight Management

April 2, 2015

There are a ton of diets out there, from low carb to high-carb, low fat food to the high fat Paleo diet, high protein to...

Bringing in the New Year with TCM’s Five Elements

December 1, 2014

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), an ancient concept used today is Five Elements or Five Phases of Energetic Transformation. The Five Elements puts into perspective...

Treating Red Skin Syndrome with Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine

November 1, 2014

Over the last few months, several of my eczema patients have brought up Red Skin Syndrome and asked for my thoughts on it. This syndrome...

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Autoimmune Disorders

May 1, 2014

from Diabetes to Lupus to Multiple Sclerosis The incidence of autoimmune disorders (A.D.) is on the rise in North America. According to Western medical theory,...

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Eczema

April 1, 2014

Herbal Formulas to Clear Eczema Eczema is a many headed beast. Some cases are textbook-clear and relatively easy to treat, while others fall between types,...

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)

December 11, 2013

It is only in the last 10 years that western medicine practitioners in the United Kingdom have given recognition to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) –...