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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Is Spring Fever a Real Thing?

Staying healthy this spring with Chinese medicine

We Minnesotans are ready for spring. Here in the North Country, we know all about winter. We’re experts at hunkering down and staying warm. We snowshoe, ski, and drive on our frozen lakes. And we know that dressing for the cold involves many layers and miracle fibers that wick and warm at the same time.

So when spring rolls around, we Northerners are more than excited to jettison some layers and ditch the fleece. As soon as the thermometer gets above about 35 degrees, you will . . . → Read More: Is Spring Fever a Real Thing?