Category Archives: General Health

The Business of Medicine

Show me the money. True healing is good for the patient but not so for business. Does our U.S. “health care” system truly focus on creating health or is it sick care business? Why do Americans out spend the world on medicine, yet rank 42nd in life expectancy according to the World Health Organization? Continue reading

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Food As Medicine

Written by: Lisa Forsythe, LAc Choose carefully. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) understands nutrition is paramount to health.   Practitioners incorporate food as medicine to expedite the recovery process and achieve lasting results. Wise patients participate in their healing with diet to … Continue reading

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Healthy Eating

Written by: Lisa Forsythe, LAc Eating healthy does not guarantee health.   Ancient Chinese physicians understood nutrition critical to healing. It’s not just what we eat. The key is differentiating need and want, as well as what type and when. Let’s … Continue reading

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How Do Chinese Herbs Work?

Written by: Lisa Forsythe, LAc Exceedingly well. Chinese Herbs offer safe and effective medicine. Ancient physicians have passed down healing wisdom from countless generations to support wellness all over the world. Let this serve as an introduction to strengthen your … Continue reading

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The Healing Process

Written by: Lisa Forsythe, LAc Trust nature. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers unmatched healing opportunity for the modern world. Supporting the healing process is sage advice for all. Those who cultivate health enjoy life. Once when presenting a seminar on … Continue reading

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Acupuncture Can Change Your Life!

We’re excited at Ni’s Chinese Medical Center to spend 2014 explaining how acupuncture works and sharing acupuncture-inspired tips for leading a healthier, simpler, more meaningful life.  Acupuncture helps us see the world differently – with more hope, openness, intention, gratitude, compassion, … Continue reading

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Avoiding Cold Beverages – Why?

Chinese Medicine recommends avoiding cold beverages.  Since this is new advice for Westerners, the wisdom may escape us.  Sometimes not understanding “why” makes it more difficult to comply with unfamiliar instructions.  Let us share the “why” in order to better … Continue reading

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8 Ways To Keep Healthy

1.  Maintain healthy eating habits.  Eat for what you are preparing to do.  The largest meal of the day should be breakfast as this will give you fuel for the busy morning, eat a hearty lunch to supply the needed … Continue reading

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Traditional Chinese Medicine – What is it?

Traditional Chinese medicine (also known as TCM) is a range of traditional medical practices used in China that was developed during several thousand years. These practices include herbal medicine, acupuncture, and massage. TCM is a form of Oriental medicine, which … Continue reading

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The Five Criteria of Good Health

Modern medicine is very detailed in its knowledge of human physiology and pathology. Nevertheless, the state of good health has yet to be defined. Just as Einstein’s most famous equation (e=mc2) appears very simple, these criteria seem deceptively simple; however, … Continue reading

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