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Wow!! What an incredible turnout we had at our anniversary celebration on February 25th! Thank you to everyone who stopped by, received ear seed treatments from Steve and me, and mingled with new friends. We saw families, dogs, longtime patients, and new patients! We wouldn’t be here without our community. Your word of mouth goes … Read more

In keeping with the Glucose Goddess’ approach, we will endeavor to make no judgment on what we just ate… but, rather, work with our bodies to offset monumental glucose spikes and dips. One of the key principles is movement within 70 minutes of your last bite of food. This season, make sure to keep your body … Read more

Keep Your Glucose in Check This Season Imagine NOT joining a new gym on January 2, 2024. NOT swearing off sugar, alcohol, or gluten on that very same day. What if you were able to pre-game your holidays, so that you wouldn’t get so derailed and need to start anew? Let’s start to strategize before … Read more

As you dive into summer wholeheartedly, we have some exciting videos to share with you that are sure to keep you active and energized! We like these simple and low-impact workouts and activities because they’re easy to incorporate into your day. Let us know if you have a favorite summer activity/workout! Resistance Bands  Looking for … Read more

Our Southern California summers mean different fresh foods, hot temperatures, and perhaps more physical exercise (walking, biking, swimming). We want you to be aware of keeping your body in balance. In TCM, the Spleen and Stomach take center stage as the primary organs responsible for digestion and maintaining balance and harmony. The Spleen transforms and transports … Read more

Water is necessary to convert food into energy, lubricate our joints, cushion bones, regulate body temperature, and to produce tears, saliva, and the mucus that lines our sinuses and gastrointestinal tract. Not to mention, our blood is made up of 90% water. If we’re dehydrated, we are more likely to experience metabolic complications, high blood pressure, … Read more

GET NATURAL SINUS RELIEF WITH ESSENTIAL OILS Here at ERCA, our two favorite essential oils for sinus pain and congestion are peppermint and eucalyptus. Peppermint oil contains menthol which affects the mucus receptors in the nose, helping to open the airways and clear mucus. Lab studies show that peppermint oil may fight bacteria, one of … Read more

Effective (and Painless) Bite-Sized Changes for the New Year New Year’s resolutions have a bad reputation, at this point. I find that the wise way to commit to a better habit is by making it doable and easily repeatable. Even if the long-term goal is huge like training for a marathon, there is a series of … Read more

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