Author Archives: Kerry Goodwin

This is how Chinese Medicine Views Coffee.

Let’s talk about coffee and Chinese medicine!  You may have read my previous article on the detrimental effects caffeine can have on your hormones.  This article will further describe what is truly happening when you drink coffee from a Chinese medicine perspective. Coffee belongs to the plant family Rubiaceae, many other Chinese herbs fall under […]

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Acupuncture for Breech Positioned Babies

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It is likely that many of us know someone whose baby has been in breech position as the delivery date drew near. There are several reasons a baby may settle into a breech presentation but the cause is not fully understood. Most babies will settle into a head down position within the pelvis moving closer […]

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Autumn, Our Very Favorite Season and How to Make it Even Better!

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It’s no surprise that autumn is our favorite time of year!  We leave behind those dog days of summer and welcome in the cool crisp air, all things pumpkin, and the changing of the leaves as we step into the harvest season.  There is something so comforting and inviting about autumn.  It signifies a change […]

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Caffeine and Your Hormones Don’t Mix

How many of us rely on our morning cup of coffee to get us going or even encourage us to get out of bed and face the day? I used to rely on the smell of coffee to coax me out of bed, especially during grad school. That morning jolt got me up and going […]

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How to keep your immune system in tip top shape this season!

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  Your immune system plays a vital role in your well being and quality of life.  When it’s not working at tip top shape we are more prone to suffer from the common cold, recurrent infections, non-healing sores, and seasonal allergies to more serious problems like asthma, chronic fatigue, digestive problems, candida, and autoimmune disease. […]

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Let’s Get Personal

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In my blog posts I rarely post many personal details about my health and healing journey but that’s about to change today! Like many practitioners in the wellness industry I discovered my love of acupuncture and Chinese medicine while upon my own path toward health and wholeness in my own body. I wasn’t finding any […]

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How to support your body through gentle detoxification everyday!

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It seems no matter where you turn in the wellness community you will come across an article discussing why you need to be detoxing now and how to start.  Funny thing is our bodies are great at doing this without our assistance and have for as long as we have walked the earth.  Our bodies […]

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How to thrive during the postpartum phase of life

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Our daily lives are anything but calm, things seem to be moving at an ever increasing rate sending us into overdrive.  For the average person this can be enough to throw your hands up and scream, but for new mothers this can be more than just overwhelming and make the postpartum period feel impossible and […]

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What Does Iron Deficiency Look Like and Are You Getting Enough?

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Do you experience extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, weak immune system, rapid heartbeat, cold hands and feet, poor concentration or memory, restless leg syndrome, dry, dull or brittle hair, brittle or spoon shaped nails, and have a pale complexion? These are all symptoms of iron deficiency anemia. While there are several types of anemia, iron […]

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How Chinese Medicine can help you thrive during the summer season

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As we head into the summer season our calendars fill up with barbecues, farmers markets, fresh seasonal produce, days at the park, and lots of outdoor activities.  It’s easy for healthy habits to fall to the wayside as we tend to allow for less time for sleep, we eat later in the evening and spend […]

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