The NJ Natural Family Health Guide to Herbal Medicine

When discussing ways to address health issues and maintain health, herbal medicine is often a component of a fully integrated health plan. At NJ Natural Family Health, we have an in-office herbal apothecary that contains numerous formulas to address a variety of health concerns.What is herbal medicine?Herbal medicine is derived from plants. It is made […]

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Alternative Medicine Making Progress with PTSD

According to the National Center for PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder is a “mental health problem that some people develop after experiencing or witnessing a life-threatening event, like combat, a natural disaster, a car accident or sexual assault.” Those who suffer from PTSD often have trouble sleeping, can feel on edge and experience reoccurring dreams and […]

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NJ Natural Family Health – Myths about Acupuncture

While acupuncture and Chinese Medicine have, in recent years, become widely accepted as an important part of healthcare, there are still myths and uncertainties involving this form of treatment.  During my work in both hospitals and private practice, my goal is always education and explanation so that patients fully understand why this form of treatment […]

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Treating Sexual Issues with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Sexuality, when viewed from a holistic standpoint, is treated as a complex intersection of biological, psychological, spiritual, cultural and other factors. Rather than dividing or separating all of the important aspects of sexuality, practitioners of Chinese Medicine seek to strike a balance between the elements by using treatments that improve sexual health. Acupuncture is one […]

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East & West Join Forces to Take Down Stress at NJ Natural Family Health

Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have a unique approach to stress that is often not found in other forms of medicine. To fully treat the underlying causes of a flawed stress response, it is best to conduct a comprehensive evaluation, then explore how stress has affected quality of life from both a physical and emotional […]

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Integrative Medicine and the Wheel of Health

When discussing Chinese medicine, the word ‘holistic’ comes up a lot, indicating that the focus is on caring for the whole human being. Traditionally, Western medicine has been divided by so many specialists. The perception is that the patient will always come second to profit. More than ever before, participants in the American healthcare system […]

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Cancer and Chinese Medicine: How Does It Work?

There are few sentences that have the power to terrifyus as much as hearing, “You have cancer.” Despiteincredible leaps in modern medicine, there is still muchthat is unknown when the diagnosis is first given. Peoplerespond to medical treatment in a variety of ways, and itis important to remember that each individual case canpresent quite differently.One […]

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