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Acupuncture In Lexington & Bostonselfie

Midgie Franz, LicAc, Herbalist, MBA, Certified Holistic Health Counselor

Better Life Acupuncture & Herbs offers a gentle style of acupuncture treatment, which may include a combination of herbal and dietary therapy. Treatments are drawn from comprehensive, in-depth training in Chinese style acupuncture, Chinese Herbal & Western Herbalism, and Holistic Health Counseling.
Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist,
Karolyn “Midgie” Franz provides treatments and consultations in Lexington, MA and Boston, MA.

When Midgie works with patients, she focuses on making you, the patient, feel comfortable. Collaboration between patient and practitioner is extremely pivotal in the healing process, and so it is important for you to feel comfortable with your practitioner. Midgie’s goal is to help you feel better and to help you establish a lasting state of peace, balance and wellbeing. She will pay attention to your own personal goals and then make gentle, relevant suggestions for diet, exercise, and lifestyle modifications based on your goals and drawing on her extensive experience as a health practitioner.

Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

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While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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Going Deeper: The Kidneys

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The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the kidneys.

The kidney element in Chinese medicine governs water and is associated with the season of winter, where the energies are

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Meridian Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4

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Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and thumb bones

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