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Using Chinese Herbal Formulas and Acupuncture for Allergies

  Acupuncture can go a long way towards allergy relief.  Treatments help open the nose, strengthen the Wei Qi (immune response), clear phlegm, and combat infection. There are a myriad of formulas made up of Chinese herbs that can effectively relieve allergies.  There is some overlap between formulas for colds, flu and allergies. I have… Continue reading Using Chinese Herbal Formulas and Acupuncture for Allergies

Brain Balance & Health

The connection between memory and the gut/brain axis

There is more to remember about memory than one might think! Short-term and long-term memory are functions that correspond to the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain, respectively. Yet like most functional centers of the body, the brain is interconnected to the lobes and the brainstem, and also with the enteric (gut) nervous system.… Continue reading The connection between memory and the gut/brain axis