It’s no secret that chronic pain and disease is caused by inflammation – and a good diet goes a long way towards lowering inflammation. A diet to strive for is one low in saturated fats and added sugars, high in fruits, veggies, lean protein (such as omega-3-rich wild salmon) and whole grains. Many also believe that avoiding animal products altogether – going vegan – makes for a healthier diet. But does it really?
If you are new to Traditional Chinese Medicine, you may be wondering what Meridians are and why Dr. Sandy Ziya named her practice after them. In acupuncture and Chinese medicine, meridians are a set of pathways in the body along which vital energy is said to flow. There are twelve such pathways associated with specific organs.