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Escape the Immune Booster Mentality

We have all been there; you wake up and feel a little scratchiness in the back of the throat that just doesn’t go away with a warm cup of (insert your preference here).  You have a busy day at work and can’t afford to get sick.  Your mind races as to what to grab out of your medicine cabinet to remedy the situation.  With cold and flu season upon us in full swing, it is appropriate to...

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To Flu Shot or Not to Flu Shot

It seems like the flu shot is a really good idea on the surface, because who wouldn’t want a little pre-immunity! However, as it turns out, due to the nature of the influenza virus, you may not be getting the protection advertised. Here’s the short answer:  WIth any medical intervention, you have to weight the costs, as well as the benefits to make a good choice.   Flu shots are no...

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Simplify Holiday Stress!

5 Ways to handle Holiday Stress! 1.) Just say No: It somewhat worked for drugs, it can somewhat work for family/friends/coworkers!  Choose what you want to participate in, and gracefully decline the rest.  There is no reason to always participate in cookie swaps and silly gift exchanges that seem to number in the double digits in the work place and other extracurricular social circles.  I am...

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Minerals: Part 1 of 2

Azurite Mineral In my last blog, I wrote about the importance of having an idea about the proportions of supplements to sustain health.  This week I’m going to focus on the bottom of the pyramid.  I love this topic, because when understood, your health will improve drastically!  There are a few basic attributes we need to look at with minerals.  Due to the complexity of this topic, I’m...

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Aimee C. Testimonial

I had the pleasure of working with Jason while he was an Acupuncture Resident in San Jose. I suffered from chronic one-sided body pain due to previous cumulative sports injuries (lots of volleyball ankle sprains) exacerbated by several minor car accidents and some mental grad school challenges. Partnering with Jason for my health exponentially boosted my healing process. To be honest, the...

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