2019 is the Year of the Earth Pig or Boar (Ji Hai in Romanized Mandarin or Ge Hoi in Cantonese)

2019 is the Year of the Earth Pig or Boar (Ji Hai in Romanized Mandarin or Ge Hoi in Cantonese) Lois Denmark, DACM, L.Ac., Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)   The Year of the Pig is the last animal sign of the 12 Year Chinese Zodiac Cycle As such it is often considered predictive of an ‘auspicious… Read More »

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Eastern Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Volume 3

Eastern Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Volume 3 The Eastern Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, EJCAM, is a peer reviewed journal affiliated with the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine. EJCAM however acts independently from the school in pursuit of its own mission. The mission of EJCAM is to publish and distribute… Read More »

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2018 Donguibogam Academy International Educational Outreach Program of Korean Medicine

Our esteemed faculty member Dr. Robert Lee, DC, L.Ac. (also the President of the Donguibogam Academy) has provided us with the Academy’s update and review of 2018 which includes the visit of the Donguibogam Academy to the Eastern School! We are proud to be able to introduce Korean medicine to our students and continue to… Read More »

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Using Your Breath to Beat the Winter Blues

  Matthew Fellner, DACM, L.Ac. ESATM Faculty Member, Acupuncture Department Head Using Your Breath to Beat the Winter Blues Now that it’s January and winter is in full swing, most people begin to notice the doldrums of shorter days and cold, snowy weather.  For many people, the winter blues are bad enough to cause SAD… Read More »

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Chinese Medicine: Foods for Fall

Chinese Medicine: Foods for Fall Lois Denmark, DACM, L. Ac., Dipl.OM (NCCAOM) ,Theory Department Chair, ESATM The Wu Xing or Five Phases includes the five seasons: Spring, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn or Fall and Winter. Category Wood Fire  Earth Metal Water Season Spring Summer Late Summer Fall/Autumn Winter Climate Wind Heat Damp Dryness Cold Organ… Read More »

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National AOM Day at ESATM

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day is observed annually on October 24 since its initial commemoration on October 24, 2002. It is part of an effort designed to increase public awareness of the progress, promise, and benefits of acupuncture and Oriental medicine. Source:http://aomday.org/ The Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine participates annually on AOM Day by… Read More »

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The Anti-Migraine Experience

The Anti-Migraine Experience Dr. Matthew Fellner, DACM, LAc  ESATM’s Acupuncture Department Chair Not too long ago, the Daily News ran a story about how the makers of Excedrin created a device that recreates a virtual migraine headache for anyone who wears it. They called it the “Migraine Experience”. Excedrin even began running a commercial spot… Read More »

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Chinese Medicine: Some Foods for Summer

Chinese Medicine: Some Foods for Summer Lois Denmark, DACM, L. Ac., Dipl.OM (NCCAOM) ,Theory Department Chair, ESATM The Wu Xing or Five Phases includes the five seasons: Spring, Summer, Late Summer, Autumn and Fall. Summer Season corresponds to the Fire Element and Late Summer corresponds to the Earth Element. Summer is the season when both… Read More »

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AURICULAR ACUPUNCTURE CHANGING LIVES Andrew Greenberg LAc, MSAc

AURICULAR ACUPUNCTURE CHANGING LIVES Auricular acupuncture is the stimulation of acupuncture points on the external ear surface for the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions in other areas of the body. The ear holds a microsystem of the body, consistent with the brain map discoveries of Canadian neuroscientist Wilder Penfield. Dr. Penfield found that maps of the body exist on the surface, or sensory cortex,… Read More »

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Eastern Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Volume 2

Eastern Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Volume 2 The Eastern Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, EJCAM, is a peer reviewed journal affiliated with the Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine. EJCAM however acts independently from the school in pursuit of its own mission. The mission of EJCAM is to publish and distribute… Read More »

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