Gastroparesis is a condition in which your stomach empties too slowly. The muscles responsible for moving food out of your stomach are either weakened or damaged, causing food to sit in your stomach. The symptoms of gastroparesis can include heartburn, nausea, vomiting, pain, bloating, decreased appetite, and anxiety. The possible causes of gastroparesis include . . . → Read More: Acupuncture for Gastroparesis
Many of the patients we treat at Acupuncture in the Park have conditions that are diet related. That doesn’t mean that a patient is eating bad food; it means that they’re eating the wrong kinds of foods for their particular needs. In most cases, a few dietary changes can help the healing process a . . . → Read More: Understanding Chinese Dietary Therapy
We all want to be as healthy as possible, and in Chinese medicine, what you eat plays a huge role in the state of your health. One important facet of Chinese medicine is food therapy, in which you eat the most appropriate foods for your body type and as a way to correct any . . . → Read More: Chinese Food Therapy Recipes
Many people are familiar with acupuncture, however many may not know that there are a number of other methods of treatment that come under the umbrella of Chinese medicine. One of the most commonly used is food therapy—essentially using food to heal.
I frequently talk with my patients about their food choices. Occasionally, a . . . → Read More: The Chinese Restaurant Way to Good Health
From time to time we’re asked whether acupuncture can help someone with an eating disorder, such as anorexia, bulimia, or obsessive overeating. As with any condition, there is no one size fits all—everyone is different and heals at their own pace and in their own way. That said, at Acupuncture in the Park, . . . → Read More: Eating Disorders and Chinese Medicine
When we think about Chinese medicine, most of us immediately think of acupuncture, however, the use of herbs in healing is a cornerstone of Chinese medicine, too. The theory behind herbal medicine is that each herb exerts several different effects on the body through its inherent temperature, actions, and the organ(s) that it affects. . . . → Read More: Ten Foods Used in Chinese Herbal Medicine