Integrative Health Blog

Health Tips for the Fall Season from Chinese Medicine

Posted by on Wed, Nov 11, 2015

Fall brings harvest time, the beauty of the changing leaves, and less daylight. In Chinese medicine, fall is associated with the element of metal and the lungs. It is a time to slow down, go to bed early, regroup and begin to move and think inward in preparation for winter.

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Tags: chinese medicine, acupuncture

Can Acupuncture Help Me Lose Weight?

Posted by on Tue, Dec 16, 2014

The short answer is “YES!”  but the true answer is much more involved and requires several more questions in order to decide how to best achieve long lasting weight loss.

Chinese medicine and Acupuncture can be an effective “assistant” to weight loss and weight maintenance but how do we go about finding out why there is a weight issue to begin with?

Many Factors Affect Weight Loss

There are several factors when considering a weight loss plan that need to be discussed.  For example,

  • Is the weight gain due to poor dietary and exercise habits? 
  • Is there a metabolic function issue that needs to be addressed?
  • Are there psychological factors contributing to the inability to lose weight?
  • Is there a hormonal or thyroid issue
  • How is your digestion?

As you can see, there are many reasons why a person gains weight and, as such, there are many techniques to help lose that weight. 

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Tags: weight loss, chinese medicine, acupuncture

Chinese Medicine and Weight Loss

Posted by on Mon, Aug 05, 2013

Nicholas Buscemi MSOM, LAc

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Tags: weight loss, chinese medicine, acupuncture

How Acupuncture Helps With Pain

Posted by on Wed, May 08, 2013

Nicholas Buscemi MSOM, LAc

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Tags: arthritis, joint pain, chinese medicine, acupuncture, pain

Chinese Medicine and the Spring Tune Up

Posted by on Mon, Mar 04, 2013

Nicholas Buscemi MSOM, LAc

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Tags: chinese medicine, acupuncture

Acupuncture and Classical Chinese Medicine Can Help with Pain

Posted by on Mon, Oct 01, 2012

Nicholas Buscemi MSOM, LAc

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Tags: chinese medicine, acupuncture, pain

What is Classical Chinese Medicine?

Posted by on Mon, Jul 30, 2012

Nicholas Buscemi MSOM, LAc

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Tags: energy therapies, chinese medicine, acupuncture

Chinese Medicine For Women’s Health and Fertility

Posted by on Mon, Jun 18, 2012

Nicholas Buscemi MSOM, LAc

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Tags: fertility, chinese medicine, acupuncture, integrative health, integrated health, womens health

Tired of Pain?

Posted by on Tue, May 01, 2012

Nicholas Buscemi MSOM, LAc

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Tags: back pain, cupping, chronic pain, chinese medicine, acupuncture, pain, muscle pain

Chinese Medicine and the "Spring Tune-Up"

Posted by on Wed, Apr 25, 2012

Nicholas Buscemi MSOM, LAc

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Tags: chinese medicine, integrative health, allergies, liver