health builder 116: foundation principles

The Urinary Bladder (UB) system, in the paradigm of Oriental Medicine, is the yang companion to the yin Kidney system. Both Organ/Channel systems, as well as the winter season (maximum yin, or yin within yin) are assigned to the Water Phase in the doctrine of the Five Phases. The Urinary Bladder Channel is the longest … Continue reading health builder 116: foundation principles

stress reducer 395

We were conversing over craft pours at the local microbrewery, strangers in the process of becoming acquaintances. Talk drifted in the direction of livelihood (so what do you do for a living?) and therefore to acupuncture. My man--whom I'll call Indy--recounted his episode of acute-onset lower back pain while in Korea for work. He contrasted … Continue reading stress reducer 395