Chinese Medicine for Optimal Digestion

Last month we talked about the coming of Spring and how to balance the Liver according to Eastern Medicine practices. Today, I want to take a small step back and talk about the transitional season Chinese Medicine calls “Late Winter – Early Spring.” This time frame between April 26 – May 15th is an important […]


Seasonal Balance for Fall – Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine from India, offers recommendations for each season to help balance your mind and body. In Ayurveda, fall is typically associated with the Vata dosha, which is characterized by qualities like dryness, coldness, and instability. To maintain balance during the fall season, consider the following […]

Postpartum Self-Care With Acupuncture and Ayurvedic Medicine

Several years back I had a friend who had recently become a new mother. One day she called to ask if I could come over to help her as she was feeling overwhelmed. With her husband back at work and her family overseas, she was taking on this new responsibility primarily by herself. When I […]