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.
Acupuncture in a bottle? Too busy to see your acupuncturist weekly but love the way you feel when you can? You can help your body adapt to stressors in your life by using adaptogenic herbs. These ancient plants have been around for thousands of years and you can find them prepared in capsule-form to help your body adapt to stress.
Have you ever been so tired that you just can’t wait to get into your bed? But there you are, all comfy in your bed… you find yourself too wired to get to sleep. Or even worse, you are laying there with your eyes open, struggling to sleep AND the hot flashes kick in! As…
Perhaps one of the greatest strengths of natural therapies is their ability to optimize immune function and prevent illness and disease. In particular, Chinese and naturopathic medicine have a tremendous arsenal of natural remedies that can effectively heighten immunity and greatly reduce the chance of serious pathology from occurring.
We all have that inner-voice inside our heads trying to stop us or sabotage our health and lifestyle changes. We hear things like “you are not smart enough” “you are not pretty or thin enough” and it tempts us go down that spiral of low-self esteem. Often we want to throw our hands up in…
I am a Chinese medicine herbalist, acupuncturist, Registered Nurse, and Functional medicine practitioner – but most importantly, a health coach and cheerleader for you! I wear all of these hats at the same time to ﬁnd the most holistic, effective treatment plan for you and your unique needs.
Neck pain is one of the most common reasons for doctor visits. It is estimated that approximately Million people currently suffer with chronic neck pain. Acupuncture is one of the most widely used treatment options for neck pain, as it has a proven history of effectively treating this con
Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine is one of the few natural treatment options that can be profoundly helpful for women suffering from endometriosis.
A healthy, light and fluffy muffin recipe with a hidden vegetable inside- A sweet potato! These flourless sweet potato muffins need only one bowl and are packed full of protein, fiber and take less than 25 minutes to whip up- Naturally gluten-free, vegan and sugar-free, it’s the perfect healthy snack to enjoy, especially this festive season!
My favourite Indian restaurant here is named Saffron, for obvious reasons after the flavourful spice, and it absolutely delicious. It’s for the special occasions where you just have to indulge in exquisite food; my birthday, my graduation, my dad’s birthday, lunch with the Mr, a random law school lunch, and that time we just had to have Indian food ordered at home.