Moving gently though the Holidays

Moving gently through the Holidays! Many people use acupuncture for stress reduction and even those who don’t admit to or notice stress in their lives report a greater sense of lightness and evenness to their moods after having acupuncture. During the holiday season, many of us could benefit from the stress-reduction benefits of acupuncture. Acupuncture…

TREATMENT OF SKIN CONDITIONS WITH ACUPUNCTURE   Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can be very effective at treating skin conditions. Treatments can provide quick relief for acute symptoms and significant and lasting relief from recurrent or chronic skin conditions. The skin reflects and reacts to imbalances within the body’s internal landscape and the effects of the…

Digestive Health

Digestive Health is more important than you think. How your gut works sets the basis for your energy, immunsystem, mood and much more. More than 95 million Americans suffer from digestive disorders ranging from constipation, diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome to more serious conditions such as acid reflux (GERD), ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.  In…

My Favorite Cleansing Recipe – Green Godess Soup

Green Goddess Soup great Cleansing Soup, good to do at this time of the year and when the season is changing, to give your body a break from heavy foods and to upgrade you imunsystem.   1 bunch kale, roughly chopped with stem ½ bunch bok choy, arugala, spinach or collards 1 cup water (more…

Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar There are many benefits from taking a daily dose of apple cider vinegar, an old folk remedy. Raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar can help alleviate many ailments. It’s delicious, rich in vital nutrients, and truly a valuable item in your pantry. ACV has been used for thousands of years not only for…

Thyroid Health

  Thyroid Health   The thyroid gland is shaped like a butterfly and is found at the front of the neck, below the Adam’s apple. Although small in size, this gland has a big influence on the body’s ability to transform food into the energy needed to sustain life. Thyroid hormones control the growth, temperature,…

Stop Smoking with Acupuncture

Acupuncture as an alternative approach to smoking cessation has a growing number of converts. In fact, acupuncture is often a court-mandated treatment for drug addicts because of its ability to reduce cravings and alleviate withdrawal symptoms such as irritability, anxiety and difficulty concentrating. Stop Smoking with Acupuncture   Find helpful group support to stop smoking…

Women’s Health

Issues impacting Women’s Health   Everyone wants to be healthy in order to enjoy a sense of well-being and have the best quality of life possible. Oriental medicine has always addressed the special needs of women throughout their lives. Women are more susceptible than men to certain health conditions, which can make it more challenging…

Break through weight loss & addiction roadblocks

According to acupuncture and Oriental medicine,  emotions originate internally from different organs inside the body. Conditions and events in the external world may provoke specific reactions but, ultimately, each person is responsible for the emotion generated.   Any addiction, whether to drugs, alcohol, food, work, or other activity or substance, effectively blocks intelligence and suppresses…

New Years Reflection

Reflection is the process in which an image or idea comes back to us, such as looking in a mirror,  rethinking an event, or reviewing an idea. We have the opportunity to take a closer view and reconsider our original thinking. The new year is a perfect opportunity to reflect and use that knowledge as…