How’s Your Sleep Quality? We can help!
Getting enough sleep is an essential component of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. However, many people struggle with poor sleep quality, due to insomnia or other sleep disorders. It is generally believed that 10%–15% of the adult population suffers from chronic insomnia,
5 Ways Chinese Medicine Helps Relieve Acid Reflux
Acid reflux is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. I see it frequently in my clinic. Sometimes called GERD or Heartburn, it is characterized by a painful and burning sensation in the upper abdomen and chest that occurs when stomach acid moves back into the esophagus.
Springtime and Its Impact on Our Health
Spring is the season of renewal, growth, and transformation, both in nature and in our bodies. According to Chinese medicine principles, springtime is a time of change as it brings new energy,
Chinese Medicine’s Role in Women’s Health History
This month I thought I’d share how Chinese Medicine treats Women’s Health. It is Women’s History Month after all, and Acupuncture, Herbal medicine and diet have been used to treat women’s health for many centuries.
Boost Your Immune System Now
Did you know that Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine is great for boosting your immune system?
With Covid still hanging around, we need to continue to be vigilant about keeping our immune system in good shape.
Acupuncture for Long-COVID
Many of the patients that seek us out for help with a wide array of long-COVID symptoms ask the same question “why is this happening to me?” Understanding how a COVID-19 infection is different from colds and flu is the key to understanding why and how it can cause such widespread dysfunction in the human body.
Acupuncture Helps with Digestive Issues
What digestive conditions can acupuncture help?
Acupuncture can help manage the symptoms of a number of different digestive conditions such as:
- Crohn’s Disease
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Celiac’s Disease
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Food Sensitivities
- Acid Reflux
Those symptoms include:
- Digestive pain/cramping/discomfort
- Irregular bowel movements
- and more
Research suggests that acupuncture can help with “leaky gut syndrome,”
Help for Autoimmune Disease
The incidence of autoimmune disease has skyrocketed over the past few decades. More than 700 million people around the world are now estimated to be affected, and sadly, conventional treatment has little to offer in most cases.
Staying Healthy This Fall
Even though it’s still hot outside, we are fast approaching the change of the seasons – summer into fall – and of all times of the year, this is the most susceptible for colds,
Covid…. Ugh…. Again..
Just when you thought it was safe to go out of the house, the resurgence of Covid infections has got everyone on edge again. It’s really hard to maintain that sense of heightened vigilance and it puts us into a sympathetic nervous system response.
Intergenerational Trauma, Anxiety and Depression
Trauma alters gene expression. This can get passed down family lines. It is designed to prepare both individuals and their descendants to deal with a dangerous and chaotic world.
Clinic Updates and Self Help
Well, we’ve made it through the first week of “Social Distancing” and sadly my first week of the clinic being closed. I really miss you all! Unfortunately, this is going to be around for a bit longer,
Clinic Updates Regarding COVID-19
Well, we couldn’t avoid it for long and
now COVID-19 is here, right in our county. We have our first
presumed case at Fayette Piedmont. Let’s not panic, but we can
expect it to get worse before it gets better.