Health note of the day. If you drink too much, you have hangover symptoms, you can use your both thumb to press and release alternatively on this acupoint Tianzhu for 10 mins, it will relieve some of your symptoms. Read more

Why do humans die earlier now than in ancient times?

Nowadays, we always feel surprised and amazed when a person’s age is over 100 years old. Even though our life span seems longer than compared to that of hundreds of years ago, people’s happiness and quality life are not as good as we expected. However, both Chinese ancient document and The Old Testament of the Bible describe that people can live life up to 800 years old. Read more

Health note of the day. Do not take calcium or eat high calcium food at night. If you always eat high calcium food at night, then the continually increasing calcium can be deposited and easily lead to urine tract or kidney stone. It is much better for your health if you take calcium or eat high calcium food during the morning or lunch time.

Health note of the day. If you are pregnant, you should avoid loud noise. Do not listen to or watch violent music, movie or TV. It is better for you to listen to or watch happy, soothing, joyful music, movie, or TV, especially during the first trimester. Otherwise, according to Chinese medicine, it could affect the baby’s mental and intelligence development.

Health note of the day. According to Chinese medicine, do not try to make a baby when you are drunk, extremely tired, or during thunder storms. It will not good for your health nor the future baby’s health.

Acupuncture can help Anxiety Disorder

Anxiety is a normal anxious emotion for human to experience once in a while when you have a big interview, your first date, or you are waiting for the big lottery to be claimed. But Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a group of mental health disorders. It involves excessive, unrealistic worry and tension, even if there is little or nothing to provoke the anxiety. More than 3 million Americans suffer from anxiety disorder. Most anxiety disorders begin in childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood. Symptoms can vary depending on the type of anxiety disorder. General symptoms include: panic feeling, fear, uneasiness, tension, poor sleep, cold or sweaty hands and/or feet, shortness of breath, inability to stay calm, palpitation, numbness or tingling feeling in hands or feet, dry mouth, etc.

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Health note of the day. If you have morning sickness, motion sickness, or nausea induced by radio or chemotherapy, an acu point (Neiguan)PC6 can help you reduce the nausea feeling. You can use your thumb to press and release alternatively for 5 mins on Neiguan. Neiguan  is located at the anterior forearm, two inches above the wrist crease and between the tendons of palmaris longus and flexor carpi radialis muscles.

©Dr.Li Zhang