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Practical Pressure Points: Ren Zhong

Ren Zhong
Acupressure DIY at Home Ren Zhong (人中), also known as Shui Gou (水溝), or Du 26, is the single most important Acupuncture point for restoring consciousness for fainting, or syncope. Du 26 is located on the face, above the upper lip on the midline, at the junction of the upper third and lower two thirds of the philtrum (the marked indentation found on the midline between...

How to Alleviate Knee Pain

Knee Pain
Acupressure DIY at Home: Knee pain is characterized by pain, swelling, or stiffness and can be caused by an array of different things such as ruptured ligament or torn cartilage from a sudden acute injury, injury from overuse, old age, or other underlying conditions such as arthritis. Knee pain from overuse is often characterized by pain when the knee is in...

Hundreds in Orlando marked and celebrated the first International Day of Yoga!

International Day of Yoga
Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts bent, twisted, meditated and learned breathing techniques. The festivity, which was conceived on Dec 11th of 2014, was officially declared by the U.N. General Assembly to take place annually on June 21st. Attendees started coming in promptly at 10 am and by 11am the Hindu Temple of Orlando was filled with yoga enthusiasts eagerly waiting for...

How to Alleviate Motion Sickness with Acupressure

Motion sickness, sometimes known as travel sickness, or kinetosis, is a common condition that we have all experienced a least a few times in our lives.  We are all familiar with that miserable feeling in the pit of your stomach, coupled with queasiness and an overwhelming urge to vomit after going on a boat ride.  The nausea is usually not relieved...

How to Alleviate Fatigue with Acupressure

Fatigue, or exhaustion, describes a state of tiredness or lassitude affecting both the physical and or mental functions. Fatigue is a common complaint and a normal physiological response from excessive physical or mental activity, and such causes of fatigue is usually quickly and easily relieved with rest. General mild fatigue will have a discernible cause from your routine or habits such as from overworking,...

6 Food to Eat for Autumn Health

Autumn Food
According to Chinese Medicine, Autumn is the season of harvest, organization, protecting boundaries, and shedding what is unnecessary while contracting and preserving what is essential, in order to prepare and store for the coming winter.  As microcosms of the universe, we too, are bound by this cycle that occurs in nature. In Chinese Medicine, the Autumn season is characteristic of a dry...

Yoga therapy for stress relief and heart disease

Yoga
Stress makes plaque buildup in your artery very quickly.  People who have one risk factor weather its high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes or if they have gone for a heart attack, bypass surgery or angioplasty yoga is a great way to do exercise and stress management at the same time. Yoga therapy is a stress management technique which...

How to Alleviate Wrist Pain with Acupressure

Wrist Pain with Acupressure
Wrist pain is a fairly common complaint that can be caused by a number of different reasons.  it can be caused by an acute injury such as sudden sprains and it can be caused by long term repetitive motion and stress, gout, or more commonly, carpal tunnel syndrome, and arthritis. Carpal tunnel syndrome describes the condition in which swelling in the wrist squeezes...

FCIM’s 25th Anniversary Celebration and National AOM Day

FCIM held a campus-wide celebration on Oct 24th, National AOM Day for its 25th Anniversary!  The celebration's commencement ceremony was kicked off with a traditional Japanese Taiko drum performance by the Matzuriza Taiko group, followed by a traditional Chinese ceremonial performance of Lion Dance by the Orlando Young Lions group.  The event had over 30 vendors providing products and services...

Try This for: Longevity and Stay Young Longer!

plant based protein
Switch to Healthier Protein Based on the USDA, the average American consumes 3 times more meat than rest of the world.  A healthy person on a 2000 calorie diet only needs about 5 and half ounces of protein a day, while the average American consumes about 8 ounces of meat proteins a day. Keep in mind, protein doesn’t have to come...
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