February 02, 2018 by admin in Acupuncture Silverlake, General Health, Immune Health, Medical News & Info

Meet our Anti-Aging wonder plant: He Shou Wu – Polygonum Multiflorum

From the UFWC Clinic Garden… Meet our Anti-Aging wonder plant: He Shou Wu – Polygonum Multiflorum This beautiful, organic, vining, herbaceous, perennial vine from China is quick to grow and loves its new home in UFWC Demonstration Garden. In Traditional East Asian Herbal Medicine, He Shou Wu? is in the

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December 23, 2017 by admin in General Health

Healing the ‘Holidaze’ – The Work of Positive Mantras

Healing the ‘Holiday’ – The Work of Positive Mantras Oh, the holidays… This can mean many different things to different people – some full of the warm fuzzy feelings we see in the movies, but for many the holidays are also full of feelings of obligation, family pressures, over-commitments, and lack

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July 25, 2017 by admin in Acupuncture Silverlake, General Health, Los Angeles Acupuncturist

11 Amazing Foods For Reducing Inflammation

Inflammation is a major contributing factor to well over 100 diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, arthritis, asthma, colitis, dermatitis, fibromyalgia, irritable syndrome, and Parkinson’s to name a few. Inflammation is the end result of long-term oxidative stress, or oxidation. Causes of oxidation include emotional stress, improper nutrition, or environmental pollutants. In most

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September 07, 2016 by admin in General Health

How to Enjoy Eating Healthy Food

As acupuncturists, we spend a lot of time with our patients talking about their diets. Many people come in knowing that they could eat better, but they are not sure where to start. Shifting to a diet that is rich in vegetables, healthy fats and quality protein is one of

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July 28, 2014 by admin in General Health

5 Steps to Balance Your Health Within Each Day

It can seem overwhelming to face health issues when we are busy with life, work, and family, all at the same time.  Often our health and wellness take the back burner to the immediate demands of our lives, work, and families.  At some point we realize that we neglected our

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November 10, 2012 by admin in Acupuncture Silverlake, For Practitioners, General Health, Pain

Clinical Herbal Success for Migraines + Depression + Fatigue + High Cholesterol

Hey all my herbalist colleagues, After tweaking and adjusting this formula each week for 3 months I have found an effective, low dose herbal solution to a complex combination of health concerns for one particular patient. The patient is a mid-forty year old female with three kids ages 5-7. Her

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October 29, 2012 by admin in Acupuncture Silverlake, General Health, Medical News & Info

The Middle Model: Sustainable Acupuncture Clinic Provides Affordable Access to Health Care

Universal Family Wellness Clinic (UFWC) is inconspicuously located in Silverlake, Los Angeles, just around the corner from Sunset Junction in an unassuming brown and tan building. This Acupuncture and East Asian Herbal Medicine Clinic has combined ideas of sustainability and accessibility to create a successful business model that offers the

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October 24, 2012 by admin in Acupuncture Silverlake, General Health, Immune Health, Pain, Stress, Women's Health

12 Steps to Better Sleep

When we’re young, there’s stuffed animals, someone to tuck us in, books to be read, perhaps a soothing song to be sung or played, and a hyponotizing mobile above our head to slowly and calmly rock us to sleep.  As we get older, late night studying or socializing occupy the

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