The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen. continue reading »

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Massage Therapy for Depression

Frequently thought of as a luxury, massages are much more than that, they should be considered an integral part of therapy. Not only can massage help relieve aches and pains, but they can help with mental conditions like anxiety, stress and depression. continue reading »

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Have a safe and healthy Halloween!!!

 

 

OM Holistic Wellness provides Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine and massage therapy. We are conveniently located to the surrounding communities of Hallandale Beach, Golden Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, Surfside, Aventura, North Miami, Miami, Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale, Dania Beach, Pembroke Pines, Davie and Plantation.

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7 Ways to Improve Energy Using Massage

Massage therapy has been around for centuries. The ancient texts of many languages, including Chinese, Indian, Greek and Egyptian mention it. While the exact roots of massage therapy are unknown, it is known that getting regular massages is beneficial for the recipients. Massage can treat everything from aches and pains, digestive issues, insomnia and more. continue reading »

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine. continue reading »

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Over-the-Counter Product Recalls That May Affect You

OM Holistic Wellness strives to educate consumers on health and wellness.  There seems to be a trend of many over-the-counter nasal sprays being recalled.  OM Holistic Wellness has never sold any of these products, but we want you to be aware of the issue in case you or your loved ones have purchased these items at popular retailers.

 

Ocean Nasal Spray:

https://www.miamiherald.com/living/health-fitness/article218955015.html

 

CVS Nasal Spray:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2018/08/10/cvs-health-nasal-mist-spray-recall/956355002/

https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls/ucm618803.htm

 

King Bio:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2018/08/30/king-bio-homeopathic-drug-recall-expanded/1142161002/

 

MediNatura:

http://medinatura.com/recall-information

 

 

OM Holistic Wellness provides Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine and massage therapy. We are conveniently located to the surrounding communities of Hallandale Beach, Golden Beach, Sunny Isles Beach, Aventura, North Miami, Miami, Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale, Dania Beach, Pembroke Pines, Davie and Plantation.

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

mental aspects of lungs - chinese medicine acupuncture

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain physical, mental and emotional issues can manifest. Even if you aren’t experiencing a specific health issue, however, you will likely display particular personality traits that fall within these five organ systems. In the five-element world, the lungs are connected to the element of metal. continue reading »

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5 Reasons You Need Massage Today

The American Massage Therapy Association took a survey recently to find out why people get massage. What they found was 72 percent of those surveyed claim their primary reason for receiving a massage was because it was medically advised, or to relieve stress. And the growing research behind massage supports this therapy. Is indeed has numerous health benefits. Depending on what is needed, a massage can help relieve pain, improve posture, reduce stress and relax muscles.

Here are five reasons why EVERYBODY needs to get a massage: continue reading »

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How to Prepare For Seasonal Affective Disorder

When the seasons change you have to be ready for a change in mood, especially as we move from fall into winter. Although it may not seem as drastic of a shift as you think, it matters more to our mental and physical states than you may know. Seasonal affective disorder is estimated to affect around 10 million Americans a year, and this isn’t even the full number of reported cases. continue reading »

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Herbal Tonics to Reduce Stress

Stress is something that affects everybody. Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional tension or strain resulting from demanding or adverse circumstances. This can result in a multitude of symptoms, including headaches, muscle tension, pain, insomnia, worry, anxiety, depression and even disease.  According to a recent survey, nearly 77 percent of all Americans regularly experience physical or psychological symptoms caused by stress (American Institute of Stress, May 2017). continue reading »

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