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Update on Office Hours and Helpful Info

Most of you are aware that after much deliberation and meditation on what to do, I have decided to follow CDC guidelines and close the office until March 30, possibly longer depending on any new developments.  Oriental Medicine and Massage therapy can support the immune system, however it is too risky for all of us to be in

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Sleep Hygiene

Caffeine:

Reduce or avoid caffeine intake later in the day.  Caffeine has an average half life of 5 hours in most individuals. (1)  For example, if you have one cup of coffee at 4pm, half of the caffeine is still in your system around 9pm and a quarter of the caffeine is still in your system around 2

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Common Questions About Massage

It’s a no-brainer, you’ll have some questions before you come in for your first massage therapy appointment. Don’t worry, you’re not alone!

In fact, most people have a ton of questions before they receive their first massage therapy session. We’re going to take a look at 7 of the most frequently asked questions about massage.

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Don’t miss this Healthy Happy Hour next Thursday!

 

 

Join us next Thursday for a Healthy Happy Hour and learn how these techniques can help you with your health and wellness goals! Space is limited!

 

 

 

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

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Healthy Eating from Early to Late Summer

Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM is all about balance. In this ancient system, the key to health is to move through the world in such a way that our bodies can remain in homeostasis, in balance. This idea connects to sleep patterns, what we eat and ultimately the flow of Qi, or energy, throughout the body. For that reason,

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4 Tips for an Energizing, Joyful Summer

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season is associated with one of the elements: wood, fire, earth, metal and water. Perhaps unsurprisingly, summertime is associated with the element fire. Fire represents maximum activity. In nature, everything is at its peak growth during the summer, so TCM sees our energy as its most active and exuberant. Summer is the time of

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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.

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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

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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

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Herbal Formulas for Summer

Summer. The word alone stirs up thoughts of campfires, flip flops, popsicles, swimming and long sunny days. However, for many people it also means sunburns, mosquito bites and excessive sweating. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to deal with all of these issues. Sipping on some refreshing lemonade or munching on a slice of watermelon are some traditional ways

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