Breathe Easy! Acupressure Points for Lungs & Sinuses

Our lungs, sinuses, and overall respiratory system, which includes the large intestine in Chinese Medicine, are vulnerable in the Fall. During Autumn, drastic changes in temperature, dryer air, kids bringing home germs from school, or people coughing in the office often wreak havoc on our respiratory system.

Our most recent posts teach you lifestyle changes and food choices that can keep you healthy in the Fall. Massaging Chinese acpuoints points can also help you build a strong respiratory system. We know you are busy and don’t have time to stay home sick. Prevention is the goal! And…These points will help you get better faster if you do get a stuffy or runny nose, cough, bronchitis, sinus infection, & more!

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Natural remedies that treat Covid-19 include lemon, ginger, and honey tea

Best Foods to Prevent a Cold and Cough

Some of the best cold and cough fighting foods for Fall come to us from Chinese medicine. Read more to learn about what foods you should eat to stay healthy during this transitional season!

Eating the right foods can help you prevent sinus problems, runny noses, a sore throat, coughing, and digestion troubles. They can also help you reduce chronic symptoms from asthma, CPOD, arthritis, and joint pain.

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Chinese Massage for A Good Night’s Sleep

Our minds are bombarded with thoughts all day. What will my boss think? What time do I pick up the kids? How bad will traffic be? What should I make for dinner? In addition to these daily thoughts, we worry about the past, the future, people we love, and even people we barely know. Judgments of self and others, negative thoughts of different shapes and sizes also flood our minds.

Our thoughts and sleep

According to Chinese medicine, overthinking prevents a relaxed state, which in turn affects our sleep. Sometimes it means we cannot fall asleep easily. Other times it means that we wake in the middle of the night and our thoughts start racing. Label it what you will – insomnia, restlessness, difficulty falling asleep – our minds cannot settle and allow us to get the rest we need.

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