Acupuncture can be very helpful for those who suffer from seasonal allergies, and can help address the root cause of allergic reactions as well as the common symptoms. If you suffer from allergies you are probably familiar with these symptoms – all of which I have seen shift with patients in my acupuncture clinic – […]
All posts by: MaryFatimah Weening, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.
The focus of your treatment is not only on addressing an isolated complaint, but engendering vitality in your whole being. This is the perspective of integrative-or holistic-medicine that arose naturally out of Chinese Classical Medicine and philosophy. Five Element Acupuncture is a unique and treasured tradition within Chinese Medicine.
For good health this fall, healthy circulation is key as temperature drop and outdoor exercise routines become less routine… This is where a traditional Asian therapy can help. This special line of therapeutic footsoaks was once reserved for the Lamas of Tibet and the Emperors of China and are now part of everyday healthcare in […]
This extremely basic soup contains some of the healthiest ingredients you can find for digestive health, including probiotic cultures (miso base), anti-inflammatory herbs (tumeric) and whole system nourishment (spinach, chickpeas). The chickpeas thicken the soup to make a creamy texture, and the greens keep in light and refreshing. The marinated chickpeas (from MOMs Organic Market) […]
Summer is the time of year when the most yang qi is available, both in nature and in our bodies. This means there is a great amount of energy available for healing and transformation. Many people observe that they feel at their best in the summer. For this reason it is important to continue with self care […]
Signs and symptoms of blood deficiency in Chinese Medicine can include fatigue, a pale complexion, poor memory, dizziness or vertigo, blurred vision, insomnia, tremors or numbness, and even hair loss and early graying of hair. One sign that your acupuncturist will check when blood deficiency (the body is either not making enough, or losing too […]
I am always so grateful to work in a medicine that effects positive change in people’s lives. Symptoms – physical signs of distress, often dissipate with treatment as underlying imbalances are addressed. Working as an acupuncturist in Narberth, and on the Main Line of Philadelphia, I realize that this type of care is not the […]
You may already know that our intestinal flora play a huge role in our immune health, but our gut bacteria also plays a role in many other functions, including our cardiovascular health. It is true that what we eat defines much of us! “Bacteria make a whole slew of molecules from food, and those molecules […]
Recently I was asked to give some examples of how mind and body influence each other in health and illness. The understanding of the interconnectedness of the mind and body in health and illness has been such a huge part of my own journey as a healer. I have found in my personal experience of […]
I recently came across the Chinese Nutritional Strategies app, which is a great resource that can help you find the foods best appropriate for your condition. Often in a session there is just enough time to go over dietary recommendations specific to your needs, but not enough time to go into great detail. This program […]