Laurie Edgcomb, L.Ac.
Acupuncture in Ojai, CA
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine have a rich history in excess of 2500 years.
Already used widely throughout Asia and Europe, Acupuncture is considered one of the most effective natural health care modalities in the United States.
Acupuncture can increase strengthen the body, assist in prevention of disease, assist in recovery of painful conditions, calms the mind, assist in sports performance, facilitate addiction recovery, and improve longevity and health.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, health is achieved by living in balance with nature and the seasons. Winter, the season of the Water Element, is the season for slowing down, reflecting, and conserving our resources. We all feel this tendency, but we don’t always listen to our bodies. In Western culture, being active is rewarded and expected. We feel
Enjoying Naps in the Winter Season
Most mammals are polyphasic sleepers, meaning that they sleep for short periods throughout the day. For humans, days are divided into two distinct periods, one for sleep and one for wakefulness, which is a monophasic sleep pattern. However, this may be a product of living in an industrialized world and not the