About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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Help for High Blood Pressure in a Cup of Tea

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Many years ago I lived in Boulder Colorado. I was in my twenties, and had simply packed up my car and drove from my childhood home in New England to lovely Boulder. Nestled snug against the Rockies, Boulder back then was a town full of fresh ideas, world-class athletes, college kids, and natural foods.

One of my earliest memories from that time was a local bike race, called The Red Zinger. It was the brainchild of Celestial Seasonings Tea founder Mo Siegel, and named . . . → Read More: Help for High Blood Pressure in a Cup of Tea

Chinese Acupuncture for Dizziness

What do inner ear infections, head trauma, Meniere’s disease, anemia, high or low blood pressure, and having too many cocktails have in common?  All of these things have the potential to make you dizzy.

While a number of conditions may be the cause of dizziness, not all dizziness is the same.  The severity of symptoms can run the whole gamut from disabling to mildly annoying.  People who suffer from vestibular (inner ear) problems may describe their dizziness as the sensation of the whole room spinning, . . . → Read More: Chinese Acupuncture for Dizziness