Patient Education

The Qi Gong Effect

An article and video from the Honolulu Advertiser: The Qi Gong Effect covers my teacher Master Hong’s Qigong classes in Hawaii. Continue Reading …

Traditional Chinese Medicine Herb Found to Help Treat Psoriasis

Indigo naturalis (Qing Dai), a dark blue plant-based powder used in Traditional Chinese medicine appears effective in the treatment of psoriasis, according to a recent study published in the Archives of Dermatology. Psoriasis is a noncontagious skin disease and its most common form is plaque psoriasis. This form of psoriasis is characterized by raised, inflamed […]

Top Produce You Should Buy Organic

Eating high quality food is important for your health. But if you are on a budget and want to save money, shop smart. Not all conventionally grown produce are harmful. The following is the list of foods you really should buy organic because they are highly contaminated with pesticides. Pesticides are not only harmful to […]

Acupuncture Beats Aspirin for Chronic Headache

Acupuncture is found to work better than drugs like aspirin to reduce the severity and frequency of chronic headaches. A team at Duke University recently reviewed studies involving nearly 4,000 patients with migraine, tension headache and other forms of chronic headache and found that 62 percent of the acupuncture patients reported headache relief compared to […]

My Thoughts About the Swine Flu (H1N1 virus)

There‚Äôs currently a lot of sensational news in the media surrounding this new swine flu. The media is reporting triple digit deaths and increasing spread of infection throughout the world. The World Health Organization is calling it a pandemic, meaning that it is a new influenza virus that we humans have no immunity to and […]

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Circadian Rhythm

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that working the night shift can lead to hormonal and metabolic changes that raise the risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Previously, this type of work has already been linked to gastrointestinal problems, fatigue, poor sleep, and lack of alertness. […]



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