Chinese Face Reading by Andrea Murphy, Registered Acpuncturist

Chinese Face Reading: An Ancient Guide to Your SkinFace reading is an ancient Chinese technique that goes back thousands of years. Originally a Taoist practice that involved assessing a person’s Qi flow (life force), Jing (inherited constitution/DNA) and Shen (spirit), known as the Three Treasures. Along with palpation, pulse, tongue and smell ancient practitioners were able to ascertain the state of

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A Teenage Girl’s Guide to Happy Hormones: Part 1: Nutrition and Acne – Andrea Murphy, Licensed Acupuncturist

A Teenage Girl’s Guide to Happy Hormones: From Nutrition to Periods and Everything in Between.   Part 1: Nutrition and Acne   The teenage years can be a tricky time for many young women. Hormonal surges can be intense as your body finds its groove, all while studying, navigating relationships and your responsibilities at home. This is an important time to

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Getting to the real cause of Acne – Andrea Murphy, Licensed Acupuncturist

Most of us have experienced a break-out here and there. Men and women alike have looked in the mirror and noticed a little red volcano surfacing and poked its tender peak while wondering, should I squeeze it? Its location decides just how concerned you are about its existence. Right in the middle of your forehead vs tucked discreetly under your jawline

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Why we won’t be suggesting the contraceptive pill for our daughters

Why we won’t be suggesting the contraceptive pill for my daughter!   This may seem controversial as  most of the women  have been on the pill  However, we wanted to write on this topic because the birth control pill is basically handed out like candy to young women who have barely had a chance for their cycles to start working, through

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Cosmetic Acupuncture: A Lesson About The Skin We’re In – Andrea Murphy, Registered Acupuncturist

Did you know that your skin is the largest organ of the human body? It’s our first line of defense from external pathogens and it can tell you a lot about what’s going on inside you. Anything from red rashes and dry skin to dark under-eye circles can indicate an imbalance somewhere in the body. Chinese medicine practitioners observe the complexion

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