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Heart Qi Stagnation

Recently I had a chance to treat couple patients with acute heart issues. One patient went to an amusement park and got coerced to ride in one of the rides. The result was pain in rib cage front and back with difficulty inhaling. The Patient was extremely scared! The...

Spleen continued…

We had examined on identity of Spleen at an earlier blog its general functions and relationship with liver. As we have discussed on the foundational concepts of traditional medicine before there is Qi element involved with every organ in human system.  Spleen Qi is...

What is Acupuncture?

What is Acupuncture? …glad you asked the question…! In my effort of conveying the concept of it, let me ask you couple of questions.. What comes to mind when you think of characters such as Maximus in “Gladiator”, Luke SkyWalker in “Star Wars” and William Wallace in...

Exhaling for Better Health

Can you ever eliminate stress?   No.  Okay.., how about if you can make your body to reduce the amount of stress it accumulates in your body?   Human beings are mammals which must breathe air to stay live.  Exhaling exhausts the carbon dioxides made in process of...

Five Elements in Acupuncture

Let’s talk about the FIVE ELEMENTS … Tree, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water – Liver, Heart, Spleen, Lung and Kidney (another expression: Mok, Hwa, Toh, Geum, Soo) Liver…. Tree The reason there is a symbolic pairing between the five elements of Mother Nature and five...