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Is It My Allergies or is It a Cold, Part 2

By Robert Keller | April 23, 2020
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I am writing this short article on October 9, 2009. 75% of the people I have seen yesterday and today have come in with exactly the same symptoms (regardless of what other condition was bringing them in for treatment) – congestion, runny nose with clear, thin mucus, scratchy throat, cough, and a gravely voice. And […]

About the Flu

By Robert Keller | April 23, 2020
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I have been receiving questions about my feelings on the flu and vaccinations for several weeks now. I am happy to give a more detailed response in person to anyone who asks me. The important thing to say here is that we all have an immune system that works, if we give it half a […]

How to Stay Well in Winter

By Robert Keller | April 23, 2020
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Things To Do This Fall-Winter (To Help You Stay Well) • Stay at home. • Get more sleep. • Slow down and stop running around. • Eat more meals at home. • Drink warm beverages and eat more soup. • Stay home if you are sick. • Practice Qi Gong. • Use herbs to strengthen […]

Fall-Winter Do’s and Don’ts

By Robert Keller | April 23, 2020
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The theme of this newsletter is obviously taking care of yourself this fall and winter season. It is my impression that poor diet and lifestyle habits are primarily what fuel so many people being sick so often. It is fall and winter, not spring and summer. If you want to stay well, you have to […]

About Acupuncture Needles

By Robert Keller | April 23, 2020
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Although acupuncture needles are obviously the main tool for acupuncture, they are rarely discussed. I insert approximately 70,000 needles each year, and so spend a great deal of time with needles either in my hands or between my fingers. I am fascinated by these needles. When I first got my hands on some acupuncture needles […]

Fruits and Vegetables

By Robert Keller | April 23, 2020
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This article is a response to two topics. The first is the perpetuation of sayings such as “Eat five a day”. The second is the routine reassurance by my patients that they eat “a lot of fruit” (typically grouped with “a lot of chicken and a lot of fish”). My thoughts on this are as […]