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TREATING LYME DISEASE WITH ORIENTAL MEDICINE

by Larry Tepper, MS, MAc The disease (first identified in Lyme, Connecticut) is caused by organisms that are transmitted to humans via an insect bite, usually a tick or mosquito. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue and a bulls-eye skin rash. In the early stages, Lyme can¬†generally be successfully treated with antibiotics. However, the infection […]

ACUPUNCTURE FOR CHILDREN

By Larry Tepper, MS, MAc Does your child hate going to the doctor? Do you have difficulty getting them to take medicine? If you answered yes, it may be time to consider shonishin. Shonishin is a specialized form of acupuncture for infants and children. It has become renowned in Japan, where parents regularly bring their […]