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.
Many people are not aware that acupuncture and Oriental medicine have enjoyed a rich and extensive history in treating the gamut of female health concerns, from PMS to dysmenorrhea to postpartum issues.
Did you know having sore breasts or heavy menstrual bleeding is not normal? What about hormonal headaches, insomnia or weight gain? You don’t have to accept these symptoms as just ‘PMS’ or ‘a fact of life’. These are symptoms of hormone imbalance often called premenstrual syndrome or perimenopause.
Headaches are one of the most common medical complaints in America. This is due to a variety of causes, but the primary factor involved in chronic headaches is stress. Stress headaches (also called tension headaches) are reaching epidemic proportions in the modern world.