The use of saliva for testing hormones has increased dramatically as more and more research has shown its efficacy. More than 2500 papers and research articles have been published since 1983.
The holidays are generally depicted as being a time of joy and serenity, but for many people, the holidays mean busy schedules, financial concerns and family obligations. The pressures of the holidays can affect many people emotionally, physically and spiritually, which often leads to stress, anxiety and depression. To help alleviate this holiday stress and…
A new, 18 year follow up study of 27,347 women was just released in the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA), and it has upended 15 years of advice doctors and caregivers have been giving their female patients.
In my private practice, PMS and dysmenorrhea (menstrual cramps) are certainly common reasons for seeking treatment with acupuncture with herbs, as these holistic methods tend to be very effective and safe options for most women.
Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have proven to be effective for many people who suffer from sciatica. This condition, which is characterized by nervy and gnawing pain that radiates from the low back down one or both legs, can be debilitating and frustrating.
Most of us can attest to the fact that stress is reaching epidemic proportions in modern society. Balancing work, family, health, money, etc. is a challenge that many of us feel ill-equipped to face.
Weight Loss Resistance? There is hope for hormone challenged. If you have tried popular diets in the past and have failed, you can find relief in the fact that is is not your fault! Weight loss resistance is a term we hear frequently and refers to a metabolism that is not responding to regular diets and…
Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have enjoyed a long and successful history of treating a wide variety of headache patterns. Migraine headaches currently affect around 5 million Americans. The cause of migraines eludes many of its sufferers.
Optimal health. We all want to have it, but very few of us are anywhere close to achieving it. This is because, unfortunately, health is not a high priority for most of us. Even more so, most of us don’t even know how to define optimal health.
Spring has arrived! The fresh scents of flowers, the blooming hillsides, the warm sunshine and the cleansing rain. Even the most cynical of us appreciate the promise of new beginnings in spring. A time for spring cleaning, some new clothes, and maybe a new work out.