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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Treating Urinary Tract Infections with Chinese Medicine

If you’ve ever had a bladder infection, you’re no stranger to the lightening bolt of pain you feel every time you hit the ole’ litter box to pee. You’re damned if you do and damned if you don’t; it’s going to hurt if you go, but holding it hurts, too.

While what’s going on may seem like a simple bladder infection, in Chinese medicine they’re anything but simple. Like headaches, colds, or back pain, bladder infections (or UTI’s) have a distinct personality. Symptoms can . . . → Read More: Treating Urinary Tract Infections with Chinese Medicine