Spring is almost upon us! In addition to beautiful weather, sunshine and flowers, spring brings seasonal allergies. For people suffering from allergies, the congestion, runny nose, itchy eyes and sneezing can be debilitating! Luckily, Chinese medicine has a treatment for seasonal allergies that … [Read more...] about Traditional Chinese Medicine for Spring Allergies
It’s that time of year again! That time where EVERYONE seems to be getting sick with the common cold, flu and worse. Conventional medicine has few options to treat these maladies and we all suffer through the runny nose, sneezing, fatigue and sore throat. But you don’t have to! No one really has … [Read more...] about Tips for Avoiding Colds and Flu
Most of us eat foods because they are pleasurable and we enjoy their smell, taste and textures. Eating is a very personal experience as it is both a source of nutrition as well as a tool for social gathering. Most of us are also well aware of the nutritional value of food. Eating whole grains (vs. … [Read more...] about Eating Right For The Season
Over the years I’ve been in conversation with patients about “this or that” health condition. I’m always surprised when I hear people say, “but I’ve already seen my doctor for it.” Oftentimes people will follow this line up with something like, “There’s nothing else I can do.” I beg to … [Read more...] about The Many Promises of Alternative Medicine: How your acupuncturist differs from your primary care doctor
The Challenges of Infertility Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine can help By Julie Shindler-Cohen, Dipl. OM, FABORM, R.Ac Whenever I visit a reproductive medical office, it boggles my mind that couples would undergo infertility treatment without incorporating acupuncture and Chinese … [Read more...] about The Challenges of Infertility
As an acupuncturist, we often get feedback about how our clients are doing. I was recently asked to share an exciting patient testimonial! You’ve made me feel like a whole person again. I barely even recognize myself I feel so good. This comment was from a patient who came in describing … [Read more...] about A patient weighs in on how acupuncture helped her migraines!