OK, Lets Talk COVID & Chinese Medicine

By Nikki VanecekNovember 25,2020 Data continues to pour in every day as this virus continues to mutate. This information can be overwhelming if you are trying to keep up as information changes daily. Most conclusions are tentative as nobody know the identity or classification of the...

Digestion

By Nikki Vanecek November 18, 2020 We often ask our patients how is you digestion? The typical response in “fine” so we try to clarify what we mean by how is your digestion. Is it fast (runny, soft, diarrhea) slow ( constipation, deer poop) or regular?Your...

Dear Patients and Supporters,

I want to thank you for putting your faith and trust into our clinic for all your health care needs. Without you we would not be able to fulfill the purpose and goals we have set out to accomplish. Our purpose here at EastWest Acupuncture is...

Feeling the Emotions

By: Meaghan MoakleyOctober 28, 2020Emotions- we all have them, we all feel them, and sometimes, we get overwhelmed by them. This isn't a bad thing! In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each element is connect to an emotion.Right now we are in the metal season (fall) and...

Ready for Winter?

By: Nikki VanecekOctober 21, 2020Snow is upon us. This past weekend, the snow fell in parts of Minnesota which means most of us are getting ready for winter. We are preparing our outdoor living spaces, yards, boats, cabins, and wardrobes. But did you think about preparing...

Kids have EMOTIONS too!

By: Nikki VanecekSeptember 30, 2020 Kids today are experiencing emotions that most adults did not experience until our teens. Kids are faced with pressure of school performance, social/social media pressure like never before. Oh and let's not forget COVID. They do not have the verbal skills...

Helpful tips to keeping your immune system healthy

By: Nikki Vanecek September 23, 2020 Days are getting shorter and there is a little cool crisp in the air as Minnesota transitions into the season of fall. Fall is the start of the Yin cycle that is linked to the meridians that governs over the...

PUMPKIN SPICE SEASON

By: Kerry Hayes September has arrived and it is officially pumpkin spice season! Pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkin bars, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, all the pumpkin things! Aside from the high sugar content in many of these, let’s take a look at the actual benefits of pumpkin...