Most of Your Problems will be Gone after Balancing Your Yin and Yang

November 1, 2015 Trisha Han HighlightsSelf-Help TopicsWellness & Prevention

The many living creatures on planet Earth all share one thing in common–their properties of Yin and Yang.  Yin and Yang can be understood as two opposing forces, two polar energies that exist interdependently.  While one is right, the other is left; one up, the other down; and so forth.  Yin and Yang characterize all […]


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Women’s Issue (Gynecology) #3 – Liver Qi Stagnation

October 1, 2015 Trisha Han AcupunctureHighlightsOriental Herbal MedicineWellness & Prevention

In the previous blogs, we talked about Women’s health issue #1 and #2. Here is #3. Women especially are sensitive to the pressure and demands of modern society, and the resulting stress is a cause of many health issues. Emotional burden, from a Chinese Medicine perspective, is the cause of liver-qi stagnation.  Liver-qi stagnation, to […]


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Autumn is the Perfect Time to Care for Your Lungs

September 15, 2015 Trisha Han AcupunctureSelf-Help TopicsWellness & Prevention

Did you know? Autumn is the time of year when the lungs are the most active, when they are in the most optimal condition.  We can take advantage of this time to nurture our lungs, to give them any necessary attention and care.  According to Chinese medicine, the lungs have two primary functions: one is to “release”, […]


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Simple Breathing Exercises to Cleanse Your Organs

September 1, 2015 Trisha Han Self-Help TopicsWellness & Prevention

Breathing is such a natural, involuntary act that often we disregard it as something insignificant to our health.  However, being closely aware of how our body respires is crucial to our physical and mental well-being.  For example, it is commonly acknowledged that during meditation, one must regulate breathing to achieve the state of calm desired.  […]


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80% of Gynecological Illnesses can be Treated with Regulation of Menstrual Cycle

August 15, 2015 Trisha Han AcupunctureHighlightsOriental Herbal Medicine

80% of gynecological illnesses are caused by irregular menstrual cycles.  If the menstrual cycle can be regulated, then many of these gynecological illnesses would disappear by themselves.  Ignoring menstrual irregularities is not smart, as they may cause many unforeseen problems later on in life.   Some common menstrual problems include menstrual cramps, bloating, headaches, spotting, back pain, and irregular […]


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Compassionate “Confession” by a Doctor – Yes I stole Your Money

August 1, 2015 Trisha Han AcupunctureOriental Herbal MedicineUncategorized

This is the true story of an ancient Chinese doctor’s selfless act of kindness. Unfortunately I do not remember the doctor’s name or the time period in which he lived, so let’s just refer to him as the Doctor here. He was a great doctor known not only for his excellent ability to cure various […]


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An Exercise for Stronger Kidneys and Longevity

July 3, 2015 Trisha Han Self-Help TopicsWellness & Prevention

The kidneys, in addition to their normal blood purification functions, store the vital energy (essence) for the body. Vital energy is essential to life itself. To the degree that vital energy leaves the body, the body slowly dies. To the degree that vital energy increases in the body, the body thrives. Kidneys are vital to every other […]


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Summer – the Perfect Time to Cure Winter Illnesses

June 1, 2015 Trisha Han HighlightsOriental Herbal MedicineWellness & Prevention

In Chinese Medicine, summer is the time to cleanse your body of all the illnesses you’ve accumulated during the long winter months. Chinese medicine expert Sun Si Miao once said: “Great doctors prevent illnesses that may happen in the future; Good doctors prevent the inevitable illnesses of the near future; Regular doctors treat illnesses that […]


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Women’s Health Issue (Gynecology) #2 – Blood Stagnation

May 1, 2015 Trisha Han HighlightsOriental Herbal MedicineWellness & Prevention

In the previous blog, we talked about Women’s health issue #1. Here is #2. In Chinese Medicine, Blood-Qi stagnation is a huge factor that causes a wide variety of illnesses and disorders, especially for women.  The healthy, regular circulation of blood is crucial to women’s health, but is often times obstructed due to stress from […]


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Top 12 Wellness (Maintenance) Acupuncture Points – Part 2

April 25, 2015 Trisha Han AcupunctureHighlightsSelf-Help Topics

In earlier blog, we talked about the top 6 acupuncture points that are multifunctional and extremely beneficial Here is number 7 to 12: 7) Fu Liu (also Kidney 7 or Recover Flow) Point Summary: Located along the Kidney Meridian, the Fu Liu point benefits the kidneys by tonifying Kidney Yang, opens the water passages, drains dampness, […]


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A Simple yet Critical Anti-Aging Exercise

April 2, 2015 Trisha Han HighlightsSelf-Help TopicsWellness & Prevention

After passing our middle age, many of us start to develop the following problems: hypertension, high blood sugar, heart problem, neck and back pain, insomnia, diabetes, prostatitis, arthritis, cold feet, etc. Many seniors will get dementia eventually. Is there any way to prevent/solve all these problems? The answer is yes and very simple, because all these issues […]


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The Top Three Panacea of Chinese Medicine

March 15, 2015 Trisha Han HighlightsOriental Herbal MedicineWellness & Prevention

Many people have chronic illnesses with many symptoms; often, one feels pain from head to toe, almost as if there’s no painless spot on the body.  Although many of these chronic illnesses aren’t too serious, they drag on and never seem to go away.  At times, the symptoms may worsen, at other times they may disappear, causing […]


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Women’s Health Issue (Gynecology) #1 – Coldness

March 3, 2015 Trisha Han HighlightsSelf-Help TopicsWellness & Prevention

In the ancient times, women’s health was often a thorny issue in Chinese medicine, much like in Western Medicine not too long ago.  Women were often reluctant to discuss their problems and lifestyles openly with male doctors, and because of this, could not get the most accurate diagnosis of their conditions. Although modern women are […]


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How to Keep Yourself Healthy During the Springtime

February 15, 2015 Trisha Han HighlightsWellness & Prevention

When the frost melts away and the cold disappears, animals wake from their sleep and life blooms everywhere.  This kind of restoration occurs continuously during the springtime, and the vitality can be felt not only in nature, but in everyone’s body as well. This energy is better for our health than the best medicine, so we […]


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Top 12 Wellness (Maintenance) Acupuncture Points – Part 1

February 15, 2015 Trisha Han AcupunctureSelf-Help TopicsWellness & Prevention

These days wellness acupuncture is becoming more and more popular. It’s also called “maintenance acupuncture”. These types of treatments are nicknamed ‘tune-ups’. Just as we get regular maintenance on our cars, our body needs regular maintenance to keep it healthy, too. A good oriental doctor can see subtle signs of disease processes and can often […]


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