17 January

Taking Action to Improve Your Digestion

You have many options for improving your digestive health. Firstly, consider changing the way you eat. Setting up regular mealtimes, and taking the time to sit in a stress-free location and carefully chew, taste, and enjoy your food will aid with your digestion. Eating with others, as opposed to eating in front of the TV […]

17 January

Digestion According to Chinese Medicine

In Chinese Medicine, the spleen and stomach are the two main organs responsible for the quality of digestion. If these organs are weak, digestion is suboptimal and other health issues develop. The stomach accepts food into the body and begins to break it down. Good digestion is partially tied to fully chewing food; the stomach […]

17 January

Why Digestive Health Matters

Have you ever noticed how some people can eat raw onions, beans, or habanero peppers with nary a problem, but for others the minute they eat a piece of bread they spend the rest of the evening in the bathroom? Or what about those people who travel to places like China, drinking the water and […]

17 January

Winter Eating

I have noticed that people have less energy and more stress in the winter months. Maybe you need a little more sleep, or it is especially hard to get out of bed in the morning. Seasonal depression may set in, or you may notice slight lapses in short term memory. In my acupuncture practice, I […]

17 January

Tai Chi for Balanced Seniors

Tai Chi helps prevent falls in seniors because it develops strength, gait, and balance. WebMD discusses this in an article here.

17 January

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture Review

The Portland Mercury visited the All and One Acupuncture and Herbal Clinic for a cosmetic acupuncture appointment. You can read the article here (http://mod.portlandmercury.com/mod/archives/2010/12/28/all-and-one-acupuncture). Thanks, Marissa, for your great article!

17 January

Eating Behaviors to Support Weight Loss

Most weight loss education focuses on dietary intake.  And although what we eat is certainly important for weight management, how we eat also impacts the, ahem, bottom line of our weight. Here are five ways you can improve your eating behavior to support your weight goals. 1. Slow Down It takes about 20 minutes for […]

16 January

Cosmetic Acupuncture: What is Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture?

Cosmetic acupuncture is being used as an alternative to Botox and cosmetic surgery. Facial rejuvenation acupuncture is used for wrinkles, fine lines, sagging skin, puffiness, under eye circles, acne, scars, and skin discoloration.   Cosmetic acupuncture is also used to lift and firm the décolletage area and to reduce cellulite.  It works by toning muscles, stimulating […]