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 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,...

REACH continues reaching out to the community

R.E.A.C.H. of Central Florida
June is the month that not only marks the start of summer break but also the start of a new term for the board of the non-profit organization, REACH of Central Florida. This organization, whose acronym stands for "Recognizing, Experiencing, Asian Cultural Heritage", was founded in 2010 by three high school students who had a desire to promote Asian...

8 Heat Pack Application Health Tips

FCIM health tips
Here are 8 easy and useful applications for heat packs you can do at home! Remember, a moist heat pack that's warmed in hot water or microwaved may cause burns on the skin, and must be used with caution!  Always test the temperature and put a towel or cloth over the skin to avoid burns.  What feels warm to the touch may in fact be extremely...

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day Central Florida 2015

Orlando Tai Chi enthusiasts “happy” with the signed proclamation, and to be a part of this “World Wide Event”! Sifu Sam Winters (Organizer) Welcoming all participants to “the event”
The last Saturday in April always marks the beginning of this worldwide event – World Tai Chi & Qigong Day. This year the event dates matched up with the long- running Central Florida Earth Day. I asked Larry Rumbough the promoter, if I and my group could be a part of this event.  I told him that the World...

How to Alleviate Night Sweats

Acupressure DIY at Home Night Sweats, also known as Sleep hyperhidrosis, is a common condition that describes the excessive sweating at night during sleep. In women over the age of forty, the most common cause for night sweats is hormonal changes related to primenopause and menopause. However, there are many other things that may cause night sweats such as medications...

The Five Principles of Yoga

What is Yoga
Yoga is an ancient Indian body of knowledge that dates back more than 5000 years ago. The word “Yoga” came from the Sanskrit word “yuj” which means “to unite or integrate.” Yoga then is about the union of a person’s own consciousness and the universal consciousness. Ancient Yogis had a belief that in order for man to be in harmony...

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...

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...

Asia Trend / YESS Center hosts “Heart to Heart” Seminar

Puxiao Cen, MD, FACC Cardiologist
Asia Trend / YESS center hosted the first free monthly health seminar <Heart to Heart Talk> with Dr. Puxiao Cen on May 17. Over 70 attendees received valuable information about heart disease prevention. Dr Cen also answered many questions in both Chinese and English. Free lunch was provided to seniors over aged 55, sponsored by Chan’s Chinese Cuisine and China Garden Restaurant, Winter Park. Social activities such as...
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