Tag Archives: illness

Useful Sites to Stay Informed on COVID-19

(links updated 5/4/20)

 

Hello OM Holistic Family,

There is so much information out there that I know it is overwhelming.  I’ve compiled a list below of useful sites that you can use to stay informed. It is important to use reliable, trusted sources since it is so easy for misinformation to be spread on the internet.

As more testing

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Food Therapy – Sources of Vitamin C

 

Yes, I know Vitamin C in capsule form is hard to get right now.  But we have so many readily available food sources for this essential vitamin.  Our bodies don’t make this vitamin so we must obtain it from food.

In addition to supporting the immune system, Vitamin C is also used in collagen synthesis (yep, it’s great for

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Talking With Kids About the Coronavirus

As the effects of the coronavirus outbreak continue to seep into everyday life, it can be hard to stay present rather than focusing on the myriad of concerns and questions everyone has. Unfortunately, this can be true for kids too. 

Younger kids can perceive their caretakers’ stress and older kids are better aware of what’s going on for their

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Office Will Be Closed Until March 30

To our OM Holistic Wellness Family,

 

After much deliberation and meditation on what to do, I have decided to follow CDC guidelines and close the office for 2 weeks.  Oriental Medicine and Massage therapy can support the immune system, however it is too risky for all of us to be in close contact for an extended period of time.

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Calming Your Concerns


 

I’ve received many inquiries about how we can protect ourselves and our loved ones from COVID-19, commonly referred to as Coronavirus. Coronaviruses have been around for a long time and are one of the causes of the common cold. (1) COVID-19 is a new coronavirus that is causing concern because of the way in which it is Continue reading

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What in the World is Wei Qi?

Wei Qi provides an “immune system-like” barrier that protects the body from harmful pathogenic factors that can cause illness and disease. When we are exposed to bad air, germs, and viruses, our first line of defense, according to Chinese medicine is our Wei Qi barrier.

Over time, Wei Qi can become weakened and unbalanced due to many factors: improper diet,

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