Most of the time I try to write my own blog posts to share, but sometime I run across something on the web that I would like to share. There is a blog and web page called The Wellness Mama that I really enjoy reading and recently I came across a post about the home microbiome that I really found informative and easy to read. So I thought I would share it this week.Read More
Most people don’t realize that acupuncture can you when you are coming down with a cold or flu. Or even when you are stuck in the middle of the illness acupuncture can help resolve it faster. Studies have shown that that immune boosting hormones can stay elevated for up to three days after receiving acupuncture.Read More
Free Infant Tuina (massage) ProtocolRead More
Gua Sha is a “scraping” technique that is really just glossed over in school but turns out is an amazingly useful treatment for a wide variety of conditions. Gua means ‘to rub’ or ‘press or stroke.’ Sha describes the red “rash” or congested blood that comes to the surface of the skin.Read More
You head into your acupuncture appointment, you are excited, optimistic, a little nervous and wondering what to expect. Your acupuncturist has you sit down and asks you a bunch of questions, explains a few things and then has you get comfortable on the table. They check you pulse and then they as you to stick your tongue out at them! You want me to do what?! That is right.....stick out your tongue please! Why would they want to do that?Read More
Did you know bad moods, stress, depression, or anxiety could be linked directly with how happy your gut is? Is your digestion just as unhappy and stressed as your mind? They just might be linked!
There is a lot of new, amazing research out in the world connecting our brains and our gut health. It is wild to think that what is going on in your belly can be directly affecting your mental health.Read More
What a better way to kick off a new practice than telling you about myself and why I do what I do.Read More