Making New Year’s Resolutions Stick

It’s that time of year again. You know what time, the holidays have past with the parties and get together.

Its time that people reflect on how they would like to improve themselves.

Its Resolution time.

Are you going to get in shape?  Eat healthier? Start meditation? Take care of that chronic back pain?

Its About the Future

New years is a natural time to think about the future.  That’s a wonderful aspect to New Years resolutions.  It gives us a natural moment to think about change.

But change is hard.  So it’s important to take a couple … Read More

Resetting the Immune System: Allergies, Asthma, and Acupuncture

Mast Cells

The immune system is a wonderful thing.  Without it we could not live a second–we would be totally consumed by bacteria and viruses.  But, it is fickle.  It can overreact or react in response to something that is not a pathogen.

Allergies are caused by the immune system reacting in a way it should not, and giving us problems.  Asthma is also caused by the immune system overreacting.


Why do asthma and allergies often occur together?

Asthma and allergies are both caused by an over reaction in your immune system. And it is no surprise to those with asthma, that … Read More