Categories for Women’s Health

Acupuncture and Postpartum

Just as acupuncture assists in maintaining a woman’s health during pregnancy, it is excellent for bringing a new mother’s body back into balance after labor and childbirth. Having an acupuncture treatment 3-4 days after delivery can be greatly beneficial for maintaining the healing process. Acupuncture safely treats many postpartum issues including: Postpartum depression and anxiety […]

Top 3 Natural Ways to Stop IBS

Do you have episodes of chronic abdominal cramping and pain with diarrhea and/or constipation? If, so you might have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). There are no tests for diagnosing IBS or specific medications for treating it, so if you suspect you have it, what can you do? Having treated IBS for many years, I have 3 recommendations I would like to share with you.

Acupuncture and Menopause

Before a woman’s last period, she usually experiences a lengthy transitional phase that can include weight gain, mood swings, hot flashes, insomnia and night sweats. Acupuncture can help encourage the body to adapt to the hormonal changes by encouraging blood circulation, which carries hormones and endorphins. This process helps to alleviate menopause symptoms and give […]

Study: Refined Carbs Are Like Drugs

A recent study by The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition has found that the brain’s reaction to refined carbohydrates such as corn syrup is similar to the craving that drug addicts experience have for drugs.