Category Archives: Digestion

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 […]

FIRE CIDER

FIRE CIDER: Nature’s Cold & Flu Remedy   It’s official, I have packed away my summer clothes…”winter is coming”. And with it comes the dreaded germs that get shared at our offices, schools, and on public transportation. It is time for Fire Cider! Fire Cider is nature’s homeopathic elixir to boost our immune systems to […]

Eat According to East Asian Medicine

Eat According to East Asian Medicine There are simple guidelines when trying to eat in accordance with traditional East Asian Medicine principles. Most of them are common sense, but oftentimes in our Western lifestyle our brains and/or emotions override what is best for us. When I talk to patients about Eastern Nutrition, I tell them about how […]

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 […]

Eating for Health

Eating for Health Eating for Health. Most of us don’t know what that looks like. With fad diets and weird trends it can be frustrating to sift through the information out there to know what’s best if you don’t have a nutritional degree or have a whole lot of time to devote to research. Eating […]

Spring Clean Your Body

I have another guest blogger this month. Her name is Carrie Fitzsimmons and here is her advice on how to Spring Clean Your Body! It’s spring and it’s time to do some Spring Cleaning! You may be thinking that I am talking about cleaning out the garage, washing windows, or take a run to the […]

Low Back Pain

I see a decent amount of low back pain in my Chicago acupuncture practice. It is one of the most common types of bodily pain and millions of people have it at some point in their life. Low back pain can be a tricky thing because there are as many treatments for low back pain […]

Homemade Bone Broth (good for the body and soul!)

Homemade bone broth is ah-mazing. If you live in Chicago, you probably saw that it was all the rage over the winter. I made a batch in November and should have posted it then, but better late than never! Bone broth is great for a myriad of issues. Remember when Chicken Soup was the magic […]

Hammer out Headaches and Migraines

Hammer out Headaches and Migraines I see many patients who experience an occasional headache to raging migraines on a monthly basis. And unfortunately most pharmaceutical medication has side effects and offers only a temporary solution. If you are tired of dealing with the headstorm, read on the learn more about how to hammer out headaches and […]

Healthy Spring Ideas

Finally! Spring has arrived in Chicago, and as I mentioned in my March Newsletter, this begins a season of activity.  Just as the flowers push up from the ground and trees begin to bud, we too feel nature encouraging us to loosen our bodies as energy moves up and out. So let’s talk about some […]

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