Dr. Angelica Kokkalis, O.M.D L.Ac.

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Getting Ready for Winter: 3 Important Tips for Staying Healthy

With winter on the way, it’s essential to prepare your body for the colder season. You want your body strong and balanced. Traditional Chinese medicine can be a big help with that.

Below are 3 cool tips to help you stay healthy this winter.

1. Stay Healthy Before You Get Sick

Think of your body like a shield. To prevent getting sick in winter, you need to make your shield strong. In Chinese medicine, they say you should boost your protective energy called “wei qi” to keep away the cold and flu. How do you do that?

Well, you can focus on strengthening your spleen and stomach. You should also keep your energy moving smoothly, so it doesn’t get stuck. Acupuncture can help with this. It will help make your body strong and your energy flow well.

2. Fight the Bad Stuff While Boosting the Immune system.

Sometimes, you might be both weak and getting sick at the same time. It’s like a double challenge.

For example, if you have too much heat and not enough energy, we can use specific points to help. This way, you can get better and feel stronger.

3. A Plan Just for You

Your treatment should match the season, where you live, and how you feel. It’s like having a personalized plan. If it’s winter and you’re in a cold place, the treatment will be different from someone in a hot place. Your age and overall health also matter.

Dr Kokkalis can pick acupuncture points based on your specific problems and create a special plan just for you. Contact her today to get yours!