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 aka Eastern Shore Holistic Acupuncture 


Articles by a variety of authors, including some by Gwen Williams.

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Got Muscle Knots?

Posted on February 24, 2018 at 3:05 PM

Got Muscle Knots? https://buff.ly/2DWtlF9

Acupuncture Beneficial for Sleep Apnea

Posted on February 23, 2018 at 10:40 AM

Study Finds Acupuncture Beneficial for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Relief https://buff.ly/2E3eXee

The Signs of Kidney Yang Deficiency

Posted on January 23, 2018 at 10:35 AM

The Signs of Kidney Yang Deficiency https://buff.ly/2DUatqk

Acupuncture providing relief for PTSD

Posted on December 23, 2017 at 10:45 AM

Preparing for Winter

Posted on December 1, 2017 at 9:45 AM

Some of us look forward to this time of year. The air is so fresh and clean. Soon we will enjoy the silence of snow. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/42725120-getting-ready-for-winter

Acupuncture has long term effects on pain

Posted on November 23, 2017 at 10:50 AM

Thanksgiving and Gratitude

Posted on October 7, 2017 at 8:40 PM

The state of gratitude is such a calming state of mind and is a wonderful place from which to view the world. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/44300402-thanksgiving-gratitude

Autumn - It is Time to Celebrate

Posted on September 22, 2017 at 7:10 PM

Autumn is here. The colours of the leaves, in this part of the world, will soon be glorious. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/43612092-time-to-celebrate

Autumn: Keep Your Feet Warm

Posted on September 7, 2017 at 9:55 PM

There's a popular saying in China: hanlu jiao bu lu. This means that people should not leave their feet bare because cold weather is on the way.See: Putting your best feet forward

The Secret to Longevity

Posted on August 2, 2017 at 11:45 AM

Time goes by so fast when you are busy. I wonder therefore if you age more quickly when you have a lot going on? http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/44300493-the-secret-to-longevity

What to eat? Looking Back in Time for Perspective

Posted on July 3, 2017 at 12:20 AM

 There is so much confusion and conflicting reports about what we need to eat to be healthy that many people are saying, “I don’t know what to eat anymore.” http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/42725085-what-to-eat-looking-back-in-time-for-perspective

It is Summer!

Posted on June 20, 2017 at 11:30 PM

As a practitioner of Chinese medicine, summer is fire and is about the heart, relationships, joy, laughter and heat. That could also translate to passion in intimate relationships and lots of socializing and partying in our wider scope of friendship. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/42725156-it-is-summer-

Chinese herbs can help symptoms of Diabetes

Posted on June 11, 2017 at 9:15 AM

This study involved a controlled clinical trial of 800 type 2 diabetic adults, comparing the anti-diabetic drug Glibenclamide as a stand-alone treatment and treatment with Glibenclamide in conjunction with traditional Chinese medicine. http://www.futurity.org/chinese-herbs-help-cut-diabetes-symptoms/

Emotions: the Good and the Bad

Posted on June 3, 2017 at 10:10 PM

Suppressing extreme emotions makes it harder to find our life path. It can also make us sick. Our life force needs to be flowing appropriately for us to be healthy. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/43899682-emotions-the-good-and-the-bad

Importance of Soaking your Feet

Posted on May 20, 2017 at 11:45 AM

Some of you have heard me tell you to soak your feet at night. Here is a great article. You can just use the water or the few herbs you recognize. https://www.shine.cn/archive/feature/ideal/TCM-calls-for-feet-soaks/shdaily.shtml

Don't Mask your Symptoms. Listen to Them

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 10:30 PM

Chinese medicine physicican & psychiatrist, Dr. Jingduan Yang, says: "Treat symptoms as your friends, not your enemies. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-jingduan-yang/health-symptoms_b_1606481.html

Spring: Time to Awake

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Signs of spring and the lengthening daylight are telling us it is time. It is time to awaken from the cold, hibernation, introspection and protectionism, and some aspects of fear, that represent the Winter-Water Element in traditional medicine. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/44420840-now-is-the-time-to-awake-

Chinese Medicine and Depression

Posted on March 17, 2017 at 10:00 PM

In Chinese medicine, depression can be an expression of an imbalance that can be related to a number of different patterns.https://agelessherbs.com/depression/natural-alternative-herbs/

Maintaining Perspective in the Dead of Winter

Posted on February 11, 2017 at 9:35 AM

This winter has been great so far. Usually it is really hard to stay upbeat when we worry about news of perhaps another storm and more shovelling. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/43107717-the-dead-of-winter

How to Get Healthy with Traditional Medicine

Posted on January 22, 2017 at 10:30 AM

Eat Your Medicine - your food is your medicine; Live According to the Seasons - get in synch with nature. http://www.chinesemedicineliving.com/acupuncture/how-to-get-healthy-in-2016-with-chinese-medicine/