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[separator headline=”h1″ title=”The Five Attachments”] If you have any questions, please contact me, ramon@bluelotushealth.com ~Sf. Ramon Careaga
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Qigong is a gentle exercise form that originated in China thousands of years ago. Some people call it a “moving meditation.”  There are many different forms of qigong and also many benefits to regular practice. The most common forms of qigong usually involve very slow, fluid body movements synchronized with breathing. There is also a...
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  ‘Treating a disease after it has manifested is like digging a well after you are thirsty…’ – Yellow Emperor’s Internal Classic This quote is taken from a classical Chinese Medical text written about 2,500 years ago. Prevention of disease has always been a significant aspect of Chinese medicine. When patients come in for acupuncture...
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Recently a friend of mine gave me a piece of organic ginger that had a little shoot starting on it. I put it in a pot with some soil and it has been growing really quickly! Ginger is a very useful and powerful food/herb. It is found in many traditional Chinese herbal formulas and is...
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Often when folks come in to see us, they are surprised and a little shy when it comes to showing their tongue. This may be because it’s considered rude to stick your tongue out at someone, unless you’re 5 years old. The tongue is the strongest muscle in the body, and an incredibly strong diagnostic...
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I knew better. At the end of my last article, I wasn’t feeling very well, and here’s the reason: not enough qi to support a cleanse. Now, there are three reliable ways you can know the symptoms of qi deficiency in the middle jiao (refers to the function of digestion which allows us to break...
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Normally one wouldn’t put sweet and beans together in the same sentence, unless we’re talking about Boston Baked beans, which is delicious but also laden with bacon fat, molasses, and brown sugar. There’s also those little old-fashion candy coated peanuts. There is a naturally sweet little bean that exists and doesn’t require a ton of...
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This month I’ve seen a lot of people struggle with sinus infections and nasal congestion from the common cold. Here are some self-care regimens that you can perform at home to ease the pain and pressure in the head, as well as difficulty breathing associated with sinusitis and the cold.  It’s especially useful to do...
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The Centers for Disease Control issued a health advisory warning that this year’s flu vaccine is less effective than normal. According to the report, 91% of cases nationwide have been a strain of Type A (H3N2) Influenza, which is the most severe strain. The vaccine produced for this season has been effective in only 48%...
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Long before the advent of hair-thin sterilized steel needles, Acupuncturists used stones and even small animal bones to stimulate points on the human body. Three thousand years ago, during the Shang Dynasty, hieroglyphs of acupuncture and moxibustion appeared in inscriptions on tortoise shells and bones. Animal products like tiger bone were widely used to strengthen...
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