Doctor’s Blog on Acupuncture Benefits

Gluten-free vegan cookies

{Gluten-free and Vegan Recipe} Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

January 14, 2016

The Best Gluten-free and Vegan Cookie Recipe:: Let’s face it, it is really hard to make good gluten-free and vegan cookies. Getting the egg substitute to work (this recipe used ripe banana) is sometimes a challenge. What is unique about these cookies is using coconut oil and putting the cookies in the fridge for 30…

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Gluten free recipe for healthy skin

Gluten-free Recipe for Healthy Skin

January 13, 2016

Gluten-free Recipe for Healthy Skin Zucchini Chickpea Burgers This vegan and gluten-free recipe is filled with healthy ingredients to boost the skin and overall health! Ingredients: (serves 6) 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 small onion 1.5 cups of zucchini squeezed dry ½ cup of toasted sunflower seeds ¾ teaspoons of sea…

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Cosmetic and Rejuvenation acupuncture

Acupuncture for Healthy Skin

January 10, 2016

  A lot of people are curious about how old I am…because I look so young to be a doctor. I jokingly say, “its the acupuncture” and it gets a laugh every time. But it is true, it is the acupuncture along with diet, exercise, and feeding my body and digestive system with healthy foods…

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Acupuncture and Kidney Health, benefits of green tea

Acupuncture for Kidney Health?!

January 8, 2016

The kidney is an especially important organ in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Not only does it flush out the unwanted toxins from our body, but is believed to support the body’s reproductive system as well as regulate the circulation of fluids in the body. In TCM, the kidney is the source of yin and yang, the…

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Detox with Acupuncture

Detox the right way with Acupuncture!

January 1, 2016

January is one of the most popular times of the year for people to choose a detox plan. Many people enjoy the holiday season by indulging in rich foods and drinks and may leave their healthy habits out the window. January brings the start of the new year and along with that a chance to…

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Asthma and migraine connection

Asthma and migraine connection: A new study explains

December 28, 2015

Asthma May Double Chronic Migraine Risk Is there an asthma and migraine connection? A new study published this month in the journal Headache, finds that a link might exist. The study looked at discovering whether people with asthma who experienced episodic migraines were more likely to experience chronic migraines as well. Both asthma and migraines are…

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A survival guide to dining out gluten-free!

December 20, 2015

Going out to eat should be fun and stress-free even if you have Celiac or are gluten-intolerant. The key is to let the restaurant and server know right away, don’t be shy! Here is a quick and easy guide to help make your dining out experience stress-free when eating gluten-free: Most restaurants now have their…

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Traveling Gluten-free: Tip #2

December 15, 2015

Traveling Gluten-Free: Traveling and being gluten-free can be quite a challenge, only if you are not prepared. Being gluten-free for more than 8 years, I have learned some easy tips for preparing for any food situation while traveling. A lot can happen: you can forget your snacks, you go to a restaurant while on vacation…

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Traveling Gluten-Free: Easier than you might think

December 11, 2015

Traveling Gluten-Free: Airplane Food?! Being gluten-free sometimes is a daunting thought when traveling. Now with more people requesting gluten-free options, more places are fulfilling the demand! I recently traveled to Chicago, which from Seattle is a pretty long flight. I always come prepared with snacks and protein bars just in case there is “nothing I…

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Acupuncture for immune deficiency

Updates on Advances in Celiac Disease Screening

December 9, 2015

Updates on Advances in Celiac Disease Screening What is Celiac Disease? The standard methods to diagnosis celiac disease involves lab testing with confirmation from an intestinal biopsy. There has been some debate as to whether celiac disease can be diagnosed based on the blood test alone. What does the research say? A 2012 study published…

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Osteoarthritis Treatment

Tai Chi Compares to Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis

December 7, 2015

Tai Chi Compares to Physical Therapy for Knee Osteoarthritis: A New Study Explains What is Tai Chi?  A recent study presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American College of Rheumatology showed that Tai Chi can improve the symptoms of knee osteoarthritis as much as or more than standard physical therapy. Dr. Chenchen Wang…

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5 Ways to Eat Without Overeating this Holiday Season

December 5, 2015

5 Ways to Eat Without Overeating this Holiday Season Moderation We’ve always the heard the saying to enjoy everything in moderation, and that is definitely true when it comes to holiday foods. Don’t try to deprive yourself during the holidays, it most likely won’t go over well. Having an extra holiday treat here and there…

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Stress-free acupuncture

7 Tips to be Stress-Free During the Holidays

December 1, 2015

Stress-Free for the Holidays! Keep a routine It is especially easy to lose your normal routine during the holidays due to festivities and the special occasions that tend to happen this time of year. Don’t abandon your healthy habits, keep your usual routine of diet and exercise, which is especially important when holiday foods and…

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acupuncture and addiction

Quit smoking tips to stay smoke-free

November 26, 2015

So you’ve quit smoking, or maybe you’re trying and not sure how long you will last. Either way, quitting is not easy, and staying smoke-free in the long term is even harder. You may have periods of time when you’re feeling confident and a cigarette is the last thing on your mind, or you may…

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5 Tips to Help Your Diabetes

November 20, 2015

5 Tips to Help Your Diabetes There are about 29 million people in the United States who suffer from type 2 diabetes, an illness that is becoming increasingly common and is also highly preventable. With lifestyle changes, diabetes can be managed and prevented. Aim for a healthy weight When you have extra weight, this can…

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