Top 5 Anti-Aging Antioxidant Foods for Glowing Skin

The research is clear, your skin loves antioxidants, and they provide major benefits for the look and feel of healthy skin. Not only do they help protect your skin from environmental toxins and sun damage, but they can actually improve the hydration and elasticity of your skin--giving you that healthy glow all year long.  Antioxidants [...]

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How to Hydrate Your Skin Naturally by Repairing Your Moisture Barrier

You don’t know it, but right now your skin is hard at work repairing the barrier that keeps irritants out and locks hydration in. The health of your skin’s moisture barrier controls the look and feel of your skin, as well as things like oil production, dryness, and breakouts. Without a healthy skin barrier, the [...]

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Natural Alternatives to Botox: Filler-Free Options for Younger Looking Skin

Looking for alternatives to the expensive (and invasive) Botox injections that are also healthy for your skin and sustainable enough to incorporate into your daily or weekly routine? East West medicine has the holistic skincare methods you’ve been looking for to reduce the signs of aging, even out skin tone, and improve the overall feel [...]

  • Hair Loss and Hormone Imbalance

Is Your Hair Loss Caused by Hormone Imbalance?

Anyone who's experienced hair loss can tell you that it’s a problem that’s much more than skin deep. What’s not always clear though, is that there’s an underlying cause for changes in your hair--whether it’s thinning, dry & brittle, or falling out. Hormone imbalance is one of the most common problems that causes hair loss [...]

  • East West Holistic Medicine for a Healthy, Youthful Glow

The Key to Great Skin? East West Medicine for a Healthy, Youthful Glow.

Healthy Skin 101 Feel like you’ve tried dozens of different creams, serums, and masks to improve the look and feel of your skin, only to be left feeling discouraged and without any results? There is a lot of advice to sift through to find what really works to improve the health of your skin, and [...]

  • Natural Remedies for Women's Hair Loss

6 Natural Remedies for Women’s Hair Loss (Grow Thicker, Longer Hair!)

If you’ve been feeling jealous of lush, bouncy locks while your own hair seems flat, thin, and even prone to falling out, fear not! Holistic medicine is here to help.  Hormonal changes, nutrient deficiencies, and even stress can all impact hair growth, causing you to feel self-conscious and anxious about your hair. The secret for [...]

  • How East West Chinese Medicine Clears Your Skin

5 Ways East West Chinese Medicine Helps Clear Your Skin

I could talk for days about the countless benefits of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). That’s why I’m excited east west Chinese medicine is catching on in the Western world, though I will say it’s taken quite some time making its way from the East side. A study published in recent years, by the Department of [...]

How to Reduce Hormonal Acne

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Whether you’re 15 or 55, acne can be a major source of stress. Breakouts always seem to happen at the worst time, and if you’re dealing with them on a regular basis, your acne can have significant impact on your mood, confidence, and more.  Over the past decade, I’ve [...]

Hair Growth Foods for Women: Top 5 Foods to Prevent Hair Loss

Z Photo credit: KVc Photography Hair loss is a stressful health challenge that I can relate to personally. I struggled with hair loss for years, and it’s one of the main reasons I decided to study integrative medicine.  For us women, hair loss is uniquely stressful. Hair is a part of our expression, beauty, and [...]