Recently I have had the privilege of working with an increased number of people coming in with the diagnosis of “sympathetic overload.” And though Chinese medicine doesn’t often concern itself with a western medical diagnosis to treat a condition most people who come in with a problem are concerned with their diagnosis and what, as an acupuncturist, I can do to help them. So even though I know for a fact that acupuncture works on the nervous system I wasn’t super aware of this term sympathetic overload. So as with may of my blog post it starts as a need for information and then grows into a need to share information.Read More
I wanted to talk about Kombucha. I love it! I just recently added some new tea to feed my own home brew and got to thinking that it might be a fun thing to write a blog post about. My scoby sits on my counter looking like some kind of space alien. It quietly sits in its jar eating the surgery tea and breathing outs its little microbial breath which I happily drink.Read More
I am pleased to be sharing a great fertility program with all you out there wanting to start families. It is called Becoming Mama.
A fun, effective, 10 day online program to boost your fertility with proven, natural, evidence-based strategies, all in one place, from the comfort of your home. Developed and presented by Katie Altneu licensed acupuncturist, herbalist and fertility expert.Read More
Let's talk about probiotics vs prebiotic. How are they different and is one more important than the other?
Let's start with prebiotics. I feel probiotics are probably the lesser known of the two. Probiotics have been talked a lot about in the media and probably by your doctors but probiotics are just as important. So what is a prebiotic?Read More