The 3 Pillars of Self Care

The 3 Pillars of Self Care   Self care can be so easy, but so hard at the same time. We are all busy doing things in our lives and taking care of other people – sometimes we forget that we have to take care of ourselves too! As summer arrives and activities begin, let this be […]

Probiotics

Probiotics – Are they worth the hype? The answer, in short, is YES! Probiotics are basically “gut friendly” bacteria that play a very important role in our bodies. They help regulate our digestive health to ensure optimal absorption of vital nutrients from our food we eat, but there’s more! Probiotics have other great health benefits […]

Acupuncture for Pain

  Let’s talk about pain – unfortunately it’s a fact of life that most of us experience. If you have not yet tried acupuncture for pain, you should definitely give it a chance. I’m not talking about just going in for 1 treatment here, because as much as I’d like it to be true, there is no magic needle. However […]

Placenta Encapsulation

Placenta Encapsulation For those unfamiliar with placenta encapsulation, it might seem gross. But I ask you to please be open minded and suspend judgement until after you better understand the history, benefits, and preparation techniques of this miraculously restorative medicinal supplement. It just might make you a believer! The research on placentophagy (the scientific name) […]

Acupuncture during pregnancy. Is it safe?

Acupuncture during pregnancy. Is it safe?   In my practice, I treat a myriad of health issues. For some of my female patients, I have often gotten the question: Is acupuncture during pregnancy safe? The answer is a resounding YES! Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine prescriptions have been used on pregnant women for thousands of […]

Winter Hibernation – Just What The Doctor Ordered

Winter Hibernation – Just What The Doctor Ordered We are neck deep in the holiday season right now and many people feel burnt out. From Halloween to the New Year, the beginning of winter is often a frenzy of eating, drinking, and social activities that can leave us feeling tired and depleted. Part of why […]

The Teaching of Fall

The Teaching of Fall   Fall is my absolute favorite season. I love everything about it – crisp air, cozy sweaters, the return of the good shows on TV, and all things pumpkin. Aside from the external changes we can see, Fall is a time of great internal transition. So I’d like to talk a […]

Travel: A recipe for inspiration and perspective

Travel: A recipe for inspiration and perspective I have amazing parents and was extremely fortunate to be able to travel around the continental U.S. and internationally as a little girl. Visiting places outside of my “normal routine” was stimulating and provocative, and so the travel bug gained a secure hold of me at an early age. […]

Health Insurance

Acupuncture & Health Insurance Thankfully acupuncture is becoming more widely accepted in the U.S. With more people taking advantage of this wonderful medicine for their health needs, some heath insurance plans are starting to cover acupuncture treatments. If you carry health insurance from one of these four providers I am happy to contact them to […]

Magnesium deficiency & your Health

Magnesium! It’s one of my absolute FAVORITE supplements that I think almost everyone should take. Why you ask? Because magnesium is involved in over 300+ biochemical processes in the body and most of us don’t get close to the amount of magnesium required to carry out and maintain all of its jobs. Sadly, with the […]

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