The season of fall brings cooler weather and shorter days. As with any season, the world adjusts accordingly. Plants begin to go dormant, animals begin scrounging for food to store to get them through the upcoming winter months and humans start winterizing everything. As fall descends on the land, it reminds us we need to … Read more How To Eat And Incorporate Acupuncture during the Fall
Stress is defined as a physical, chemical or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. It is the body’s way of signaling for help or a break in the routine. If we don’t listen to these signals, we can develop imbalances in our bodies, which can then lead to illnesses. Acupuncture is a great … Read more How Acupuncture Can Help Treat Stress and Cortisol Levels.
One of the most wonderful things about being an acupuncturist is the ability to stimulate points on my own body when I need to. If I get a headache, or feel a cold coming on, I can always hop up on my table for a quick tune-up with some needles. Even when I’m not at … Read more How Acupuncture Helps With Stress and Anxiety
Summer is a time of abundant energy, long sunshine-filled days and warmth. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, TCM, summer has many different associations that help define it and therefore help us understand how to stay in balance with the season. The element of summer is fire, the color is red, the emotion is joy and the … Read more How To Take Care of your Heart During Summer
Some of the most important channels of energy in the human body aren’t the primary acupuncture meridians, but rather deeper channels of energy flow called the Extraordinary Vessels. These are deep wells of blood and energy within the body that help to regulate the 12 main channels. They are a deeper source of our body’s … Read more Using Deeper Acupuncture Channels For Treating More Serious Conditions
Spring has a natural feeling of change and rebirth about it. In traditional Chinese medicine, one of the organs connected with springtime is the liver. Both of these reasons make spring a great time to try cleansing. Cleansing can be thought of as taking a rest from certain foods in order to rid any excess … Read more How Acupuncture Can Help Cleans Your System for (Headaches, Stress, Pain, Sleep)
Acupuncture Treats Insomnia, Stress, and Restless Mind Naturally! Getting enough truly restful sleep is one of the most biggest factors in staying healthy and balanced, mentally and physically. Actually sleeping enough is much easier said than done for a lot of people, though. Our busy lives can prevent us from placing a premium on sleep, … Read more How Acupuncture Treats Insomnia (Sherman Oaks)
Life is full of ups and downs. And everybody tends to get overwhelmed at times. But there are many ways of dealing with stressful situations and other things that happen. Some people go to the gym to workout. Others meet up with friends and enjoy a nice meal with lots of conversation. But sometimes it … Read more How Can Acupuncture & Meditation Help Me?
The dictionary defines stress in multiple ways, but there is only one that matters when we discuss how stress affects our physical bodies. Stress is defined as a physical, chemical or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. Stress actually does have a function in our bodies, it’s the body’s way of signaling for … Read more Acupuncture Points for Treating Stress
Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen. In Chinese medicine, the … Read more How Acupuncture Helps Insomnia, Stress, Anxiety etc.