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Common Cold and Flu: An Acupuncture POV Part 1

The following post was strung together from an interview I did with Chava Quist, L.Ac. I am very grateful for her expertise!

Rob Benhuri: Why Do We Get Sick?

Chava Quist: In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), we look at the impact of all of our...

Common Causes of Headaches and Migraines and How To Treat Them

Whether you suffer from chronic migraines or the occasional headache, headache and migraines are no fun for anyone. Fortunately, there are a number of easy treatments that can offer some relief. Knowing what kind  of headache you're suffering...

5 hints on how to prevent the common cold and flu naturally

We are all exposed to viruses that can cause the common cold or flu, especially during the winter season. Keeping our immune systems as strong as possible can be our first line of defense against becoming sick.

Besides getting enough exercise and...

Hidden Causes for Those Who Get the Common Cold And Flu Often

It seems that some people get hit constantly with the common cold and flu no matter how well they take care of themselves, while others can be coughed on from every direction and wake up the next morning without even a throat scratch. 

If you...

5 Home Remedies For Cold and Flu Season
We are all exposed to viruses that can cause the cold and flu, especially during the winter season. Keeping our immune systems as strong as possible can be our first line of defense against becoming sick.

Besides getting enough exercise and...

How To Prevent The Cold And Flu This Season

As the weather turns colder and the holidays loom, there's no use in denying it any longer. Cold and flu season is upon us. Whether you have kids bringing home germs from school, or you are navigating an office full of people who are sneezing and...

How To Survive Cold and Flu Season Without Pills
Now that cold and flu season is officially upon us, we have been getting a lot of people asking how to prevent a cold or the flu from getting started.

 As you all know, both the common cold and the flu are caused by invisible germs called...

Is it a Cold or the Flu? Find Out In 3 Simple Steps

Now that cold and flu season is here it's more important than ever to do what you can to protect yourself from getting sick. 

If you do get sick (which you won't if you follow these simple tips, you may be wondering if you have a common cold, or...

5 Natural Remedies to Treat and Prevent the Common Cold

As the weather changes, our chances of catching a cold increases. This is due to many different reasons. Winter days are shorter and we lack sunlight, which is why so many people end up with a vitamin D deficiency. This weakens the immune system,...

Eat To Heal: Sweet Potatoes and Yams for Chronic Pain

Food is one of the best -and most fun - ways to heal. I’m always interested in improving my diet. As I was brainstorming and surfing the web for new blog ideas, I noticed one food kept coming back up in conversation at the office: sweet potatoes....

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