Category Archives for Natural Medicine

Improve Your Sleep with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

You’ve been lying awake for what feels like hours, staring at the ceiling, and praying for sleep. Though physically tired, your mind is racing, replaying the best and worst events from the day. You also can’t seem to stop thinking about tomorrow’s to-do list. Every time your thoughts begin to quiet down your limbs twitch […]

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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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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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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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