Why You Crave Sweets

You’ve just finished a great meal, and you’re really full. But you push your plate back and your next thought is, “What’s for dessert?” No matter how stuffed you are after a meal, there always seems to be a little room for something sweet. What’s with that?

According to Chinese medicine, there’s a logical . . . → Read More: Why You Crave Sweets

Clutter, Chinese Medicine, and Your Digestion

In our unending drive to consume and acquire more things, clutter is becoming more and more of a problem for many people. Clutter is unsightly, messy, and it feels chaotic. It can make you feel unsettled and even anxious when you walk into an area full of…stuff.

There are a couple of reasons people . . . → Read More: Clutter, Chinese Medicine, and Your Digestion

Your Emotions, Digestion, and Acupuncture

Have you ever heard people talk about having butterflies in their stomach, a gut feeling, a nervous stomach, or a visceral reaction? Of course you have. We use these terms because we intuitively know that our emotions are very closely tied to our digestion.

One of the most common conditions that we see in . . . → Read More: Your Emotions, Digestion, and Acupuncture

Feeling a Lump in Your Throat?

I have seen people in my clinic before complaining of a lump in their throat, but Alan’s* symptoms were the most severe I had every encountered.  Alan was a 42 year old realtor and father of three.  He came to me because he had the feeling of a lump in his throat, which was . . . → Read More: Feeling a Lump in Your Throat?