Acupuncture and Your Immune System: Keeping your Wei Qi Healthy!

Acupuncture and Your Immune System: Keeping your Wei Qi Healthy! Wei Qi, The Body's Protective Shield  In Chinese Medicine, the body’s protective shield is called Wei Qi and is controlled by the lungs. This is our protective layer and keeps us from being infected by external pathogenic factors. When our protective qi is strong we…

Wei Qi, The Body's Protective Shield  In Chinese Medicine, the body’s protective shield is called Wei Qi and is controlled…

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The Heart in Chinese Medicine

Chinese medicine recognizes the body and mind as one and the same. This goes for the heart as much as any other organ. In TCM, the heart is the seat of the emotions and the residence of the consciousness while awake. It also controls the circulation and has a special connection to the kidneys. The…

Chinese medicine recognizes the body and mind as one and the same. This goes for the heart as much as…

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The Curious Case of Shi Gao

Shi Gao is one of the most important Chinese Herbs.  Although not widely used in modern day herbalism, it was at one point indispensable for treating epidemic diseases, particularly if they presented with a high fever.  Modern day herbalism in the U.S. typically does not treat conditions with high fevers as these presentations are usually…

Shi Gao is one of the most important Chinese Herbs.  Although not widely used in modern day herbalism, it was…

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Acupuncture for Pain Management

Using Acupuncture to help with Pain Management

Rebel Med Northwest Acupuncturist Dr. Brendon Fegan discusses how he uses acupuncture to help with pain management in Ballard. A famous Acupuncture doctor once said, “ Bu tong ze tong, tong ze bu tong” which translates into English as “If there is no pain, there is movement, if there is pain, there is no movement”.…

Rebel Med Northwest Acupuncturist Dr. Brendon Fegan discusses how he uses acupuncture to help with pain management in Ballard. A…

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