Boosting Immunity this Flu Season with NAC

By Dr. Kulveen Virdee, ND Pumpkin spice, changing leaves, earlier evenings, sweater weather and… influenza virus are all things that mark the beginning of autumn.  There are multitudes of articles on the immune boosting and antiviral properties of echinacea and elderberry, but have you heard…

6 Reasons to Add More Cacao to your Diet

While you may have thought you needed a good excuse to enjoy a piece of dark chocolate, the truth is the delightful and ancient superfood ingredient found in high-quality dark chocolate, known as cacao, has more to offer your health than you may realize. In ancient…

7 Tips to Help Kick the Sugar Habit

The start of spring and summer often inspires us to make healthier choices.  Whether you hope to gain more energy, lose weight, sleep better, or just feel that it’s time for a change, reducing sugar intake is often a top priority.   We constantly hear and…

Breathe Easy: Seasonal Allergy Relief

  If you suffer from seasonal allergies, the excitement of spring can be marred by sneezing and stuffy noses.  Many clients come into my office at this time of year looking for allergy relief.  Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can be quite effective at helping to ease symptoms…

Gentle Cleansing Techniques for Springtime

Spring is finally here on the Eastern Shore! It took long enough – now what?  According to the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, spring is the cleansing season. We each react differently to this seasonal shift, and in fact, I have a client who dreads…