The Ginkgo Leaf
by Scott Schauland, Registered Acupuncturist
Vegetarian, vegan, and other plant-based diets can be incredibly healthy in many ways (even reversing heart disease in some cases), but certain important nutrients are decreased or even absent in these diets. Without careful consideration, deficiencies will develop, which can cause serious health problems. I see this a lot in
Tips for how to live in harmony with the life-giving season of Spring, using walking for exercise and qigong, or “forest bathing” to increase the healing effect. Additionally, the most useful version of loving-kindness meditation is shared for counteracting tension and stress.
This is a write up for the patients of my clinic, so that they can be informed about the coronavirus (COVID-19), about the best recommendations for prevention within the US, as well as understanding Chinese Medicine in relation to it.
Article updated January 10th, 2020. I think any time you go to the doctor and they tell you a diagnosis, or you get some tests done, you should really do your own research and learn about what it means. Sometimes it can be a matter of life or death. I will tell
Greetings This is the third clinic newsletter, and is for the Winter Solstice on December 21st. I like to make these quarterly newsletters where I share self-healing tips for each season. Hope you enjoy the info! -Scott Schauland, RAc Chinese Medicine view of this season At this time of year,
Greetings This is the second clinic newsletter, and is for the Autumn Equinox on September 23rd. I like to make these quarterly newsletters where I share self-healing tips for each season. Hope you enjoy the info! -Scott Schauland, RAc Chinese Medicine view of this season Right now is
Chinese Medicine has a long history, and I’ve searched through the commonly known sources from its origins to the present day for any info on the treatment of obesity. This blog post will cover the pre-modern ideas I’ve found.
This is the first clinic newsletter! I’m Scott, the acupuncturist and owner of Ginkgo Leaf Acupuncture in Grand Rapids, MI. I plan on writing one of these at least every time the season changes. These newsletters will contain advice based on Chinese Medicine for improving one’s own health by living