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The Shen Mind Connection

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by Toni Twitty, M.Ac., Ph.D.c 

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Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

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by Toni Twitty, M.Ac., Ph.D.c 

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In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

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by Toni Twitty, M.Ac., Ph.D.c 

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As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen.

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Five Reasons Acupuncture Helps Reduce Stress

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by Toni Twitty, M.Ac., Ph.D.c 

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Stress is a word many people are familiar with. The dictionary defines stress in multiple ways, but there is only one that matters when we discuss how stress affects our physical bodies. The definition is this, “stress is a physical, chemical or emotional factor that causes bodily

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Five Acupuncture Points for Indian Summer

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by Toni Twitty, M.Ac., Ph.D.c 

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Acupuncture is part of a medical system that dates back nearly 3,500 years. This medical system is known as Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM. TCM acknowledges not four but five seasons. The fifth season, Indian Summer, occurs in late August through mid-September. Each season in TCM has

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