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Winter: Staying Healthy with Acupuncture and the Elements

In winter, nature seems to be at rest. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), the element associated with winter is water and the two meridians and organs associated with the water element are the kidneys and the bladder.  The kidneys and the bladder control water metabolism and maintain homeostasis.  Earth is made up of 75% water and approximately 60% of our body weight is water. With aging, we tend to lose water. Our bodies become less flexible, our skin loses it elasticity, and bones become more brittle as does our hair.  Even our minds become less flexible.  With traditional Chinese medicine, we have many physical, mental and nutritional tools to help restore and replenish the water we lose. Our Kidneys The kidney’s control and stabilize blood pressure, filter and eliminate fluid...