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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

What is Qi and How it Relates to Your Overall Health

How does this whole acupuncture thing work anyway?  This is a question I get regularly during treatments, and I usually say that a primary goal of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine is to restore balance to the body. Through this lens, Acupuncturists examine how organ systems are functioning together and [...]

How to Naturally Boost Your Immune System this Winter

Winter has officially arrived, leaving fall just a fleeting memory.  With the change of seasons also comes the onset of cold and flu season, which means it’s time to start thinking about easy ways to help strengthen our immune systems.  From lifestyle changes to herbs and supplements, incorporate some [...]

By |2019-07-19T13:15:49+00:00January 4th, 2019|Categories: Alternative Health, Diet, General health and wellness|Tags: |

How to Get Fall Allergy Relief with Acupuncture

Ragweed, dust mites and mold can trigger fall time allergies this time of year. Symptoms may include sneezing, itchy watery eyes, sinus headaches, and runny nose. This can leave one feeling miserable. Anti-histamines can clear your head and reduce symptoms but unfortunately they can come back. In Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture [...]

Thinking About Trying Acupuncture Therapy?

I often get asked, "what does acupuncture treat"? Acupuncture and Chinese medicine treats almost all disorders with internal medicine, emotional disorders and pain management. What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a 3000-year-old medicine from ancient China. Its therapeutic treatments have been used for thousands of years to help illness and is [...]

By |2018-07-28T14:27:36+00:00July 28th, 2018|Categories: Acupuncture treatments|Tags: , , |

IBS Treatment with Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

I treat many digestive system disorders in my practice. A common digestive system disorder that many of my patients come to me for is Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Symptoms of IBS include bloating, gas, stomach pain, urgency to go the bathroom, diarrhea, constipation or both alternating diarrhea and constipation. Most patients [...]

Fertility Acupuncture: Natural Ways To Help You Get Pregnant

When I first began my Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine, I went into the medicine thinking I would treat more pain management but in my clinical studies I found the amazing benefits of Chinese Medicine and women’s health. That is where the passion grew and now, 10.5 years practicing, I [...]

How Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine Treat PCOS

In my practice, a number of women have come to me for the treatment of PCOS. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome is a disorder of the reproductive system where testosterone levels are normally elevated. Signs and symptoms are irregular menstruation, thickened body hair, middle weight gain. An ultrasound can detect a “string [...]

By |2018-03-15T22:52:05+00:00August 28th, 2015|Categories: Acupuncture treatments, Holistic women's health|

Amenorrhea: How to Restart Your Menstrual Cycle With Acupuncture

Amenorrhea is a missed period of three months or when a female fails to menstruate at puberty. There are many factors that can cause the period to cease: Too much exercise Rapid weight loss Underweight Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Thyroid Issues Low estradiol levels Pituitary tumor Stress Pregnancy Breast feeding Menopause [...]

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