Rest and Replenish. This is nature’s season for rest, repair, and regeneration—a phase important for our next cycle of growth. The Nei Ching, oldest-known document of Chinese medicine, advises: “[In Winter], people should retire early at night and rise late in the morning, and they should wait for … [Read more...] about Suggestions for Living in Balance with the Water Element
My self-care begins with creating a balanced schedule at work and at home. I keep up the activities that keep me healthy – exercise, acupuncture, healthy eating, sleep. I try not to deviate much from my regular self-care so that returning to them is no big deal. I don’t make many New Year’s … [Read more...] about Ask a Practitioner: How do you self-care after the hectic holiday season?
Are you under the weather? It’s exactly why you should come and see us. Many people call in sick for work, rightfully so…even if they feel well enough to come to work, it is considered better to stay at home and not expose others - preventing further spread of the “bug” that is running … [Read more...] about This is what we are here for
Ask The Naturopath... Hi Dr. Quinn – I am concerned about the toxicity of sunscreens. Would you shed some light on this subject?The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has recently reviewed the dangers of sunscreen. Most commercially available sunscreens contain two major toxic chemicals; Oxybenzone, … [Read more...] about Summer Health Newsletter from Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine
When was the last time you thought to breathe? Breathing is an automatic body action that has some conscious control. Everyone knows how to breathe, right? Unfortunately not. Go ahead, try it. Sit up straight with your feet on the ground. Place one hand on your abdomen and the other on your … [Read more...] about Belly Breathing
Acupuncture during Childbirth Philosophy The birth of a child is an opportunity for a unique & transformative experience. Ways a Birth Doula can assist families Support in preparing a birth plan & be an advocate during birth Providing emotional support and … [Read more...] about Acupuncture during Childbirth