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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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  Have you ever been in a situation where everyone you live with comes down with the cold and you fear that you’re next? Or have you ever been on a plane and the person next to you keeps sneezing? ….Enter Jade Windscreen Powder (Yu Ping Feng San). Jade Windscreen Powder (Yu Ping Feng San)...
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In martial arts, the student must become a good “uki.” This means you can get practiced on. Similarly in medicine, a patient must become good at taking their Rx – be it herbs, food, lifestyle changes, or any other modalities – when it is prescribed and despite whatever pain and torment it may bring. This can...
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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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[separator headline=”h1″ title=”The Odd Depression”] OK, two confessions. First, I didn’t eat the breadsticks to “herb taste” them. I was guilty of some good old fashioned KY salt cravings. I wasn’t particularly stressed.. I just wanted some salty breadsticks. Secondly, I first become a breadstick fan when I worked at Fazoli’s from age 16-18. I...
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[separator headline=”h1″ title=”We’ll be there!”] Located this year in the Royal Springs Middle School in Georgetown, KY from 8am-5pm, the Titan Holiday Craft Fair boasts over 80 vendors, including some of the following: Arbonne Amy Lawson Aromatherapy Bags Janie Ellis Avon Cindy Snapp Backwoods Jewelry Lauren Parker Beads to the Max Rebecca Wilson Cake Pops...
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In the ancient days, there was no microscope or petri-dish culture to help the doctor understand rot and disease associated with fluids and humidity. Nowadays we know about bacteria, mold, yeast, and insulin issues. We know that these things are related to skin issues, acne, digestive irregularities, UTI, leukorrhea, cataracts, diabetes, and more elusive things...
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    In general, western treatments for many dermatological conditions are limited, however powerful. There are many diseases that are barely treatable at all, or have a very difficult prognosis. Fortunately there are a lot of Chinese medicine folk and external remedies for the same or similar dermatological problems that were identified a long time...
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