Damp bloating

What is Dampness?

What is Damp? How do we see dampness present in our external environment? Things that are waterlogged, moist, musty, dank, soggy. It may even have a specific smell of stagnant water. Traditional Chinese Medicine has language around how certain symptoms present in people.  Historically, master practitioners were constantly observing nature and looking for similar patterns […]

Constipation: An unsavory topic? Or necessary.

By Katika Funnell – Acupuncturist

The Facts :
•    Various studies show that women experience constipation more than men.
•    Rates as high as two thirds of women were said to experience constipation from a survey conducted by Gut Foundation on 1,300 women.
•    1 in 3 people are too embarrassed to discuss constipation with their friends or family.
•    1 in 5 people say constipation stops them from exercising or engaging in social activities.
•    Research shows there are misconceptions about Constipation and the use of Laxatives to treat it.