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.
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…
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.