This exercise increases blood flow to the pelvic organs, including the uterus and ovaries. This exercise can be done alone or with a partner. Locate the femoral artery – which is located just beneath the crease in the groin area, between the thigh and the lower abdomen. It is … [Read more...] about Femoral Artery Massage – a great tool for fertility
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qi energy is our life force and gives life to our body. Every organ has qi and oversees different body functions. At times, one or more organ systems get out of balance. The Spleen qi, which oversees our digestion, gets weakened over time. When our Spleen Qi is … [Read more...] about Preserving your Digestion with Traditional Chinese Medicine
Considering I get this question every single time I see a new patient, I wanted to write it down.... Explanation # 1 - in TCM Terms: Through the lens of Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture is all about balance. The theory is that all the meridians in the body are balanced & … [Read more...] about How does acupuncture work!?
I want to preface this blog post with a disclaimer: I believe that Western medicine is the best in the world for diagnostics and emergency medical treatment. As a practitioner of Chinese medicine, we have our own diagnostic tools, but we don’t take x-rays, blood work, CT scans, and other … [Read more...] about When the healer needs to health thyself!
Receiving a diagnosis of PCOS can be very scary, especially when trying to get pregnant. Between information received from the physician and then from Dr. Google, women find themselves with more questions than answers. Moreover, the classic understanding of PCOS does not always apply to each … [Read more...] about PCOS and Chinese Medicine
Adolescent years are complicate times. There are many transitions happening which can be overwhelming for the kids as well as family members. These include physical changes and growth, puberty and hormonal change, Emotional adjustments and social changes. This life phase can be very hard and … [Read more...] about Acupuncture for Teenagers