Healing a Broken Heart with Acupuncture

In Chinese Medicine the spirit, mind, and the body are not treated as separate parts. They are one. When the spirit is injured the body manifests symptoms. When the body is injured the spirit manifests symptoms. Learn about the physical symptoms of heartbreak, how...

How Often Should You Get Acupuncture?

One of the questions patients ask most often is how often they should get acupuncture treatments. Think of acupuncture like eating healthy. Even the most nutritious, wholesome meal is wasted if you eat it only once. In other words, you must be ready to commit to...

Acupuncture and Opioids

If you are dealing with chronic pain, opioids may be the only way for you to fulfill simple daily tasks without excruciating pain. Unfortunately, heavy doses of opioids cause unpleasant side effects like chronic constipation, insomnia, and depression that can...

Why You Should Eat Your Placenta

I know what you’re thinking. Gross, right? If you are pregnant I encourage you to get over the “ick” factor and seriously consider the tremendous benefits of consuming your placenta. Modern encapsulation services make it easy and convenient, leaving you with the...

Zika: What You Need To Know

Who Is At Risk Zika is a virus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes that can cause mild symptoms including fever, rash, joint pain, or conjunctivitis (red eyes) in healthy adults. However, pregnant woman are more susceptible to serious health risks since the Zika virus can...

Acupuncture for Holistic Weight Loss

Acupuncture for weight loss… sound too good to be true? Skeptics and believers alike, please allow me explain how regular acupuncture can help you stress less, eat healthier, move more and ultimately lead to sustained healthy weight loss. According to the World Health...

Michael Phelps and ‘Cupping’

With a total of 28 Olympic medals including 23 gold medals, here is what the most decorated Olympian in history knows about cupping that you should know too. Did you notice the dark-purple marks on Michael Phelps during the 2016 Olympic games? Those marks were from an...