January 23, 2012 by admin in Acupuncture Silverlake, General Health, Immune Health

Summer Solstice

Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine for Asthma & Allergies Welcome to summer when the vitamin D is plentiful, and the dresses and shorts come out.  There are so many wonderful attributes to this season, including blooming trees, grasses, flowers and other plants.  For those sensitive to pollens and other environmental triggers,

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December 29, 2011 by admin in Acupuncture Silverlake, General Health

Facial Rejunvenation Acupuncture

It is a well known and sometimes feared fact that as we age, our once supple skin begins to dry, and the amount of collagen available to tighten our curves slowly declines.  Additionally, our skin is our first line of defense against toxins and any other foreign matter.  Thus, living

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December 29, 2011 by admin in Acupuncture Silverlake, General Health, Stress

Stress vs. Distress

Stress is defined as any demand on the body, mind and spirit to perform and is derived from the Latin word stringere, to draw tight.(1) The bodies stress response both enhances function, (either physical or mental), such as during endurance training or challenging mental activities, as well as inhibiting functions

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January 24, 2009 by admin in Acupuncture Silverlake, General Health

Hello world!

Hello everyone, welcome to the Urban Medicine blog brought to you by Universal Family Wellness Clinic in Los Angeles CA!  We seek to explore ideas about holistic, sustainable living in urban areas. Let’s get writting…

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