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Mental Health Month

Chinese medicine is a holistic medicine that views the mind, and its accompanying emotional states, as having physical residence in the body. Classical five elemental thinking gave rise to the categorization of the 5 zang, or Yin organs, as housing the emotional conditions of joy, anger, pensiveness/melancholy, sadness, and fear—corresponding to the elements fire, wood, […]

Healing Depression Naturally

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in ten Americans suffers from depression. Deep sadness and even hopelessness may overwhelm the body, and lead to many symptoms including exhaustion, insomnia and even physical pain. The causes of depression are vast. Deficiency of certain neurotransmitters is closely associated with depression. These include serotonin, […]