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Trauma 2020: Where We Wear It and How We Treat It

Adapted with permission from Acupuncture Today By Shellie Goldstein, DACM, AP (FL), LAc (NY) As we round the corner into 2021, the consequences of 2020 still linger. Last year’s public health, political, and cultural incidents have left scars of trauma on many of our patients. A recent 2020 Global Wellness Institute poll stated that, for …

Chinese Medicine for Fall: Feel Your Best with Advice from the Experts

The official first day of the fall season was Sept. 22. While fall weather can vary dramatically by location, one sign of autumn is common in every climate: it’s dry. We caught up with Pacific College faculty member and acupuncturist, Dong Ji, OMD, PhD, LAc, at our San Diego clinic to find out what this …

Traditional Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Yeast Infections

Up to 75 percent of women will suffer through a yeast infection, or candidiasis, at least once in their lifetimes, and many women experience at least two episodes, reports Mayo Clinic. This fungal infection is caused by an overgrowth of a yeast-like fungus called Candida albicans. It often leaves women with frustrating and sometimes debilitating …

Improve Your Sinuses Today: What to Eat to Avoid Inflammation

Everyone has allergies from time to time, but imagine your life if you had a stuffy or runny nose, headache, or sinus pressure every day? There is something natural that can not only reduce these symptoms, but make you feel more energized, boost your immune system, and can even improve your skin and hair health: eating foods …

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Autism

According to Autism Speaks, the CDC reported that approximately 1 in 36 children are diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder in the United States. Theories suggest vaccines are responsible, but there is growing concern that environmental toxins and pollution may be contributing factors. It is also theorized that nutrition, viral infections, immunizations, and antibiotics may be …