Author Archives: Amy
The Breakfast Dilemma
Many of my patients have this exact concern after they start working with me and we focus on repairing the digestive system. Digestion takes place at body temperature, yet Americans love to slurp and sip cold drinks and liquidy foods. Why is too much liquid a concern? One reason is because many of us have inadequate stomach
This one is for the ladies! Actually, if you’re not a lady, you probably have one or two in your life so you can listen in on this one too.
Dysmenorrhea means painful periods. This pain is commonly due to cramping of the uterus causing lower abdominal pain but can also refer to back pain, leg pain,
Over the past several decades, Chinese Medicine has been steadily growing in the US as a much sought after system of health care. It’s been met with much resistence by conventional medicine, I believe mostly because it is a very different approach when Western methods of measuring efficacy don’t yield clear results. The reason is that Chinese Medicine is truly
As you can tell from my tagline I specialize in digestive and hormonal imbalances.
So one may wonder, how does acupuncture affect hormones?
The Chinese Medicine view of hormones
Since Chinese Medicine originated thousands of years ago, the perspective of human physiology was conceived and understood under different terms and points of reference. Then, there was no traffic, no TV,
I feel the need to inform people about the herbal aspect of Chinese Medicine. Many people don’t know much about it and therefore are wary about trying it. I don’t blame them, what we don’t know we don’t trust.
So let’s get straight about Chinese Herbal Medicine. What is it, how does it work, what is it used for, what