Authors: Jasmine

Acutoronto Open House – Womens health – Fertility – Pregnancy

Come Join us and meet our Practitioners 🙂 We will have snacks and refreshments available * Got a question? Come on by and ask us – we are here to help * Our Services Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine Registered Massage Therapy Psychotherapy and Art Therapy Osteopathy Holistic Nutrition Natropathic Medicine Wednesday November 2  from […]

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Cannabis in Chinese Medicine

Cannabis in Chinese Medicine Did you know that the cannabis plant has been used in Chinese medicine for more than 5,000 years? Medical marijuana is now “legal” in Ontario, which has set forward a wildfire of pop-up businesses hoping to cash in on the potential benefits of this beyond-our-years plant that has had a pretty […]

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LOL and Release Stress

It’s said laughter is the best medicine, but is there any truth to happiness being healing? Laughing is ingrained in us from birth. Infants begin smiling during the first weeks of life and laugh out loud within months of being born. Laughter becomes an important part of our daily lives from then on. So why […]

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What are those bruises on Michael Phelps?

Cupping is a ancient Chinese Medicine technique that has been practised for over 5000 years.  It uses cups either glass or plastic to produce a suction effect when placed on the body.  Suction is created by means of heat or suction device to cause local congestion creating these characteristic bruises that you see on some of the […]

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Allergies!

Spring is a season when flowers are in bloom, trees are budding and the sun is shining but for some unfortunate people, spring time also means a season filled with sneezing, runny noses, itchy and watery eyes. Allergic rhinitis affects over 20% of the population and seems to have a strong genetic component. Statistics show […]

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Magic mushrooms – the health benefits of mushrooms in daily living and to help those with cancer

By Jasmine Sufi Egyptians associated mushrooms with immortality so they included mushrooms as a specialty in the diet of the royal family. Many countries in Asia and Eastern Europe have a similar philosophy. Mushrooms have been consumed as part of our diet for centuries and there are more than 10,000 different varieties; about four per […]

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Why can’t I sleep?

Sleep is wonderful, when you get enough of it. A good night’s sleep will make you feel great in the morning as well as energetic and productive for the rest of the day. But how many of us suffer from some form of insomnia, quite a few! About 1 in every 3 people suffers from […]

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Chinese Zodiac Signs

There was a point in my life that I loved astrology. I loved reading about astrological signs, related personality traits and of course predictions of the day, month or year ahead. Although I do not read up on it quiet so often anymore I do genuinely enjoy it and found when researching for this article […]

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Courage and Chinese Medicine

Author: Jasmine Sufi R.TCMP Entering into the new year I figured I would touch upon the emotion of courage, what it means, how we can achieve it and more importantly how we can all access our own inner courage to the best of our ability. Did you know that emotions according to Chinese medicine is […]

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Psychotherapy Services are now Recognized as a Medical Expense by CRA

Psychotherapy Services are now Recognized as a Medical Expense by CRA Exciting news, The Canada Revenue Agency has recently recognized the cost of non-reimbursed services provided by Registered Psychotherapists as a medical expense eligible for tax credit. The CRA website should reflect this shortly. Book an appointment today with Registered Psychotherapist Talia Singer RN RP. […]

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