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Links to Articles on Acupuncture by a variety of authors, including some by Gwen Williams.

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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/

Myths about Acupuncture

Posted on December 3, 2016 at 9:05 PM

With acupuncture continuing to grow in popularity and gain acceptance by mainstream medicine, it's important to clarify a few myths and misconceptions. http://acutakehealth.com/have-you-heard-these-acupuncture-myths#more-16144

New Research on Menstrual Cramp Relief

Posted on November 21, 2016 at 8:40 PM

New evidence finds acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine effective for the treatment of menstrual pain. http://www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/1234-acupunctureherbsmenstrualcrampsdanggui

Healthy Aging: Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective

Posted on October 3, 2016 at 10:20 PM

Although the risk of disease and disability clearly increase with advancing age, poor health is not an inevitable consequence of aging. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-jingduan-yang/traditional-chinese-medicine_b_1654753.html

Fall: When Earth transitions to Metal

Posted on September 23, 2016 at 11:05 PM

We have just entered our decent into fall-autumn where the glory of the summer warmth hangs suspended in our memories. Late summer is the peak time of the earth element when the colours of the landscape show up in many variations of yellow (the colour of the earth element) and the harvest is ready. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/42725065-when-earth-transitions-to-metal

Tips for a Healthy Fall

Posted on September 2, 2016 at 10:05 PM

Fall is about refinement. It's time to pare down, to let go of the excesses...focus on what's necessary for winter. http://acutakehealth.com/7-acupuncture-tips-for-a-healthy-fall#more-17273

This is Earth Time

Posted on August 15, 2016 at 11:10 PM

We have arrived at the time of year where we are suspended between summer and our decent into fall where the glory of summer hangs in suspension. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/42725075-this-is-earth-time

Revive Your "Get Up and Go" Using Traditional Chinese Medicine

Posted on August 4, 2016 at 10:15 PM

Fatigue, from a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perspective, has many different causes. The remedy will be different depending upon the type of fatigue it is. http://coloradocommunitymedia.com/stories/Revive-Your-Get-Up-and-Go-Using-Traditional-Chinese-Medicine,95760

Acupuncture for Children?

Posted on July 7, 2016 at 9:35 PM

But while some kids may find acupuncture unsettling, the practice... is generally safe for them, according to a new review that is among the first to tackle the issue. http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/acupuncture-safe-children_n_1102024

Research Says Acupuncture Fights Dementia

Posted on June 30, 2016 at 10:10 AM

Two recent studies using acupuncture showed positive results for patients suffering from vascular dementia. The research showed that acupuncture improved their cognitive function and social behavior.  http://tcm007.com/new-research-says-acupuncture-fights-dementia/

Acupuncture for the Emotions

Posted on May 14, 2016 at 9:35 AM

How do you feel? Healthy? Strong? Confident? Free?  Imagine your life without all the drama. No more extreme highs and lows, roller coaster moods, or debilitating stress. http://acutakehealth.com/acupuncture-for-the-emotions

Acupuncture and Varicose Veins?

Posted on April 17, 2016 at 12:05 AM

Many people believe that acupuncture is limited to treat nerve and pain syndromes. It then comes as a surprise to people to learn that acupuncture can help with blood circulation problems such as varicose veins, https://www.theacupunctureclinic.co.nz/acupuncture-and-chinese-herbs-for-varicose-veins/