Ashitaba Tea

Celery juice- everyone is all hyped up about…in Chinese medicine we use celery leaves as a food therapy to help lower blood pressure but it’s really a pretty mild herb overall and does have slight health benefits.

Why Make Acupuncture a Part of Your Preconception Care?

The answer is simple: Healthy Egg + Healthy Sperm = Healthy Baby! According to three papers published in April 2018 in the peer-reviewed medical journal The Lancet, the health of both men and women before they conceive can have profound impacts on the health of their offspring, such as birth weight and brain development. Factors such as stress, poor diet, endocrine disruptors, weight, and lifestyle choices can all not only affect the ability to conceive but also the quality of your pregnancy and the health of your baby.

Boosting Fertility with Matcha

I admit that I am late to the party but, MATCHA?! There are so many health benefits to super beverage. One of the reasons it is superior to ordinary green tea is that matcha is the whole tea leaf ground into a powder. The fact that it is the entire leaf means it has a higher concentration of EGCG, which is a powerful antioxidant.

Helpful Tips for a Healthy (and Cool) Summer!

As we enter the hottest months of the year, something that tends to be at the forefront of the mind is how to keep cool. Obviously, we want to enjoy these warm months of abundant sunshine, but we need to make a conscious effort to stay hydrated and healthy so we aren’t quick to succumb to Fall and Winter illness. One thing I recommend to patients is easy to incorporate, as we all need to eat- food therapy. Even Hippocrates was aware of diet’s importance in healthy living: “Let thy food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food”.

How to Feel Less Stressed Out with Acupuncture and Better Sleep

Do you have a headache right now? Perhaps you have been having trouble sleeping, or your stomach has been upset. If these symptoms seem like a typical day to you, you may be chronically stressed. People deal with this stress in different ways.
Some may overeat, drink more alcohol or stop exercising. Most people don’t make healthy choices when their bodies are stressed out.

Summer Essential Oil Blends

Since summer is here in full force there are specific seasonal trends that we see frequently in the clinic. Heart, Small Intestine, Pericardium and San Jiao (3 jiaos being chest, digestion and lower abdomen & the movement of the energy between them.) are the organs of summer.

The Prime: Heal the Gut and Stop Dieting Backwards!

I am reading an amazing book The Prime by
Dr. Kulreet Chaudhary's revolutionary book will smarten your gut, flush out deeply-lodged toxins and calm inflammation.
Since The Prime goes to the source of the problem, it can help with:
• Excess weight
• Headaches and migraines
• Fatigue
• Brain fog
• Concentration
• Body and joint pain
• Sleep problems
• Depression and anxiety
• Gas, bloating and indigestion

Blissful Bellies for Babes is Born!

As many of you know, I have been working diligently on becoming certified as an Eco Fertility Coach through the Integrative Fertility Institute. I have finally completed my program! During the last 10 months I have not only been a participant in the program but have started working with current clients who are trying to conceive. Not only have I experienced the transformation in my own life; but seen the changes in the lives of current patients.

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