Anyone else burning up?!?! I should get a t-shirt with this printed on it. It all started 4 years ago at the age of 46. Out of nowhere, constant hot flashes all day for a week in the dead of July. Then they were gone as quickly as their onset. … [Read more...] about These Hormones Are A Changing: How Acupuncture Can Manage Perimenopause/Menopause
(Recipe credited to Tiina Lemmik) Here’s an easy, healthy salad loaded with a bounty of hormone balancing vegetables and herbs like chickpeas, basil and mint to keep you cool on these steamy July days. And the best part: no cooking required! Take a look at how these ingredients support healthy … [Read more...] about Hormone Balancing Summer Salad
Most of the world has been in hibernation, not only from winter, but also from living in fear of COVID-19 and the ongoing pandemic. We are beginning to emerge from our cocoons, wearing masks a bit less often and hoping that the pandemic is almost in our rear view mirror. With school out for the year … [Read more...] about Get Out and Get the Most Out of Summer
In April, 2021 the final rules for Public Act 140 were written and signed!! These new rules change the profession of Acupuncture from voluntary registration to requiring a license in order to practice in Michigan. By providing licensure to acupuncturists, residents of Michigan gain a safe, … [Read more...] about Acupuncture now Licensed in Michigan!!
As an acupuncturist, I’m often asked “what can acupuncture be used for?” Before Covid I would have offered my practiced response of explaining Chinese medical theory, and then some of the main reasons people choose acupuncture treatment. However, Covid has provided an opportunity for everyone to … [Read more...] about Healthy Mindsets in the Age of Covid-19
Based on my experience as an acupuncturist treating patients during the pandemic, I can say with confidence that we all have experienced high amounts of stress. We have had to make vast changes, adapt to new circumstances, and even overcome fears and trauma reactions to the uncertainty in our … [Read more...] about Stress & The Five Elements of Chinese Medicine