I really don’t want to start off this blog with a reminder of how crazy things are at the moment. There’s plenty of information going around about boosting immunity, funny memes about social distancing and fear mongering about what the future will bring next. As a specialist in fertility, I can’t … [Read more...] about Enhancing Fertility Preparedness during Covid-19
Qi gong is a form of gentle exercise that moves the Qi in the body, ascribing to Traditional Chinese Medicine understanding of how the body functions optimally. It can be done by anyone at anytime, with no experience, and there is a broad range of benefits. We will focus on the benefits of the … [Read more...] about Qi Gong for Physical & Mental Health
We are in a time of uncertainty about how to best take care of our health and keep our body and immune system strong. We hear many risk reducing suggestions, including thoroughly washing your hands, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, avoiding large crowds and staying home when … [Read more...] about Acupuncture and TCM can support prevention and risk reduction of viruses and respiratory disorders
When I first moved home from acupuncture school in California, I worked at a well known hospital in Michigan. At this time, very few staff were familiar with acupuncture. As a way of education, I provided A LOT of treatments to doctors, nurses, and front desk personnel. After receiving their … [Read more...] about Get Your Daily DOSE of Well Being!
It's mid-August and, undoubtedly, you are enjoying the last few weeks of summer. However, in the back of your mind you may be thinking about fall – kids back at school, shorter days, cooler nights. If you are like me – you are not looking forward to the weather ahead, yet are somewhat ready for a … [Read more...] about Dietary Guidelines from Summer to Fall
When a client comes to our office for an emotional condition, I ask a lot of questions. For all new patients, we always do a thorough intake. But as far as emotions, I find there is a wide range of experiences and feelings that go into any diagnosis – including depression. For example, some … [Read more...] about Acupuncture & Depression; Diagnosis is paramount to success