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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 […]

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 […]

Ditch the Downers

This quote was one of my most engaging Facebook posts from last week. It seemed to have struck a nerve with people so I thought I would delve a little deeper into why it’s important to “Ditch the Downers” in your life. Before I go on, I know that it’s impossible to live in a […]

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 […]

Chicago Acupuncture: 3 Things to Look for In a Chicago Acupuncturist

3 Things to Look for In a Chicago Acupuncturist

If you live in Chicago and are looking for an acupuncturist, this blog will help you make the right decision. When you are in physical, emotional, or spiritual distress, finding the right health practitioner can be a difficult task. Real healing requires a certain level of trust and understanding between the patient and the practitioner. […]

4 Ways to Put Spark back in Your Relationship

4 ways to Put Spark back in Your Relationship

4 Ways to Put Spark back in Your Relationship February is the month of Valentine’s Day but it’s also American Heart Month, so I thought it would be fitting to talk about an emotional aspect that impacts our hearts in a big way…relationships. To talk about relationships, I have a guest blogger this month who […]

Top 6 Acupuncture Myths

It’s summer, YAY! Which means there are many social activities happening in Chicago including festivals, bbqs, parties and movies in the park. I love meeting new people and hearing a little bit about what they’re “up to” in their lives. When people learn what I do, inevitably they have questions about acupuncture so I thought […]

Acupuncture for pain

Physical pain is a common occurrence for many of us. In the past few years, more and more people are turning to acupuncture in an effort to alleviate their pain. One of the great things about the use of acupuncture for pain management is the almost non-existent side effects versus the adverse effects of over-the-counter and prescription […]

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