Category Archives: Acupuncture

My Journey to TCM

  At some point, almost all of my new patients ask me about how I got into acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). And, depending on the amount of time I have, the answer may be the short version or long version. I love telling it because I hope that it instills a sense of […]

Probiotics + Acupuncture = Constipation Relief

Hey! I got published in Acupuncture Today for talking about constipation! Awesome! Here is my article that appeared in Acupuncture Today’s April 2018 Issue. Acupuncture Today April, 2018, Vol. 19, Issue 04 Probiotics: A Way to Increase the Efficacy of Acupuncture for Chronic Constipation By Claretha Yeager, DACM, LAc More people every year are being […]

Bring in the Spring

The Spring Equinox has arrived heralding the coming of warmer weather and longer days. YES! Bring in the Spring! This is a great time of year for letting things go (ideas, habits, relationships, stuff) that no longer serve you. And by “serving you” I mean anything that makes you feel bad, feel stressed out, feel […]

Holistic Health Gift Ideas!

  Holistic Health Gift Ideas!   Hey there! Can you believe it’s almost Thanksgiving already?! I feel like summer just started and here we are zooming toward Christmas and New Years! In the last few months, some of you may have noticed I’ve started incorporating essential oils into my practice. They are just another way to […]

Q: What goes on during a treatment? A: Follow my Instagram :)

Q: What goes on during a treatment? A: Follow my Instagram!   I can see the hesitant look a mile away, a new patient walks in my door and they don’t quite know what to expect during their visit. What goes on during a treatment anyway? Will it be more “Western” and involve stethoscopes and […]

Healthy Hints for Summer

Healthy Hints for Summer   Phew! It’s July and we’ve already had a few hot, scorching days in Chicago. The temperatures are going to continue to rise and to help you easy breezy and a little more comfortable, here are some tips to keep you cool this weekend and the rest of the summer… “Cool” Foods  Eastern nutrition […]

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 […]

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 […]

Keep Acupuncture Real: What You Must Know Before You Try Dry Needling

Keep Acupuncture Real: What You Must Know Before You Try Dry Needling This is such a wonderfully written and professional article about the important difference between acupuncture and dryneedling. I received permission from the author to repost it on my website. The original article published HERE © 2015 Kristen Horner Warren, L.Ac, M.S., M.A., Dipl.OM, […]

Why I Love What I Do: An Acupuncturist’s Confession

Why I Love What I Do:  An Acupuncturist’s Confession I have a confession to make.  Ready?  Here it goes–  I LOVE what I do. How many people can say that they truly love their work?  How many people are doing the work that they know they are destined to do in their heart of hearts? […]

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