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Waking up at the same time each night? The Traditional Chinese Medicine "body clock" explains why.

Waking up at the same time each night? The Traditional Chinese Medicine "body clock" explains why.

Human beings have an intrinsic and powerful connection to sunlight that evolved over thousands of years. Before the advent of electricity we were bound by the constraints of daylight, and our sleep cycles followed suit. But today, electricity and technological stimulation allow our minds and bodies to be active after sundown, which can wreak havoc on our health. Many hormonal processes in our body are literally hardwired to be orchestrated by sunlight and the absence of sunlight. It is no surprise that adhering to a normal sleep pattern is therefore highly important to maintaining optimal health.

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5 Tips to Ease into Fall

5 Tips to Ease into Fall

Happy Autumn Equinox! In traditional Chinese medicine, staying in tune with the changing seasons is thought to improve health, promote balance and ward off disease. Read on for 5 tips for how to remain healthy and balanced this fall.

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