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Acupuncture In Lexington, MA

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

Better Life Acupuncture 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.

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.

The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen.

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of these systems are out of balance, certain physical, mental and

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