Acupuncture In Park Ridge, IL

Christina Dwyer L.Ac., MSTOM, Dipl. OM.

 

Vitality can be described as the state of being strong, energetic, and full of life! In order to for us to live a life full of vitality, our bodies and minds must remain in balance. However, there are many limitations to this due to our fast paced or poor lifestyles habits, dietary choices, sickness, or chronic stress to name a few.  All of these factors can cause imbalances that eventually manifest as symptoms progressing into disease. This is where acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine shines!

At Eastern Vitality, our goal is to help you reach your optimal level of health and restore your body’s natural healing abilities by treating the whole person. Using modalities from Traditional Chinese Medicine, you are given customized treatment plans and the highest standard of holistic care to support you on your journey to wellness and balance.

Our therapeutic services include acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Eastern nutritional counseling, moxibustion, cupping, gua sha, and electro-acupuncture.

The Flu & You – How Can TCM Help?

Chinese medicinal clinical studies have suggested that using acupuncture as a preventative approach to colds and flu can reduce the incidence of upper respiratory tract infection and shorten the duration of the illness. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine work by rebalancing the body’s systems, regulating the body’s healing energies, and enhancing the immune system.

Even though germs, bacteria,

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Meridian Point: Large Intestine 4

Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential acupoints in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and

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Germ Theory: 101

Why do some people always catch a cold, and others don’t?
Viruses, germs, and bacteria are everywhere. They are in the food we eat, the air we breathe and the water we drink, but not all of them are bad or harmful.

Think of the immune system as your body’s security detail. The cells, tissues, and

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