It's that time of year again. The holiday season is in full swing, and if you are looking for an excuse to indulge, now's your opportunity! After all, a little extra booze and food makes any party all the more festive/tolerable.
Every now and then, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) makes the news. Much of the exposure comes from celebrities who have come out and endorsed it for its effectiveness in treating a myriad of health conditions--everything from aches and pains, colds and flu to depression and infertility.
Spring is just around the corner, and for those of us who have been hit by the flu this winter, it couldn't come soon enough! We've had one of the worst flu seasons in years, and if you were among the millions affected, you likely suffered symptoms that were more severe than usual.
Is eating too much meat considered bad in Chinese medicine? Is raw food better than cooked food? How much is too much? I get questions like this about food and diet all the time from patients.
In recent years, gluten has been the object of much negative public attention.
In today’s fast-paced world, many of us are forced to juggle a multitude of priorities in our daily lives that compete for our time. Between meeting deadlines at work, demands at home, recreation, and personal time, we often compromise on sleep.