Lessons from pandemic-life that I hope to carry forward

pandemic lessons

As we gear up to return to a more normal version of “normal,” I find myself reflecting on what I’ve learned from COVID. The past year has been challenging, and that’s a massive understatement. To date, about 3 million people have died worldwide from COVID [1}. Jobs, homes, and small businesses were lost. We’ve been…

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Affordable Fertility & Hormone Testing

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In my experience of working with fertility clients for 10 years, most people have NOT had enough fertility testing done. Which is too bad because the more information the better, right? Often I’m able to detect hormone imbalances based on digging into your symptoms, without testing. But I still really like getting certain labs done.…

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Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Looking for the perfect gift for that special someone? Here are some healthy gift ideas that will help your loved ones feel their best. Confession: these are also just some of my favorite things. (Click the red links to be taken to where you can find them. These aren’t affiliate links or ads, just ideas…

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Is Facial Acupuncture really effective? And is it better than Botox?

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As an acupuncturist trained in Mei Zen cosmetic and facial acupuncture, I get asked this question a lot. So I’m going to tell it to you straight. Is it effective? Yes. Is it better than Botox? It depends. Let’s break it down… What is Botox? Botox is the injection of Botulinum Toxin which is considered…

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Fertility supplements that help you get pregnant

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Research proves women who take supplements get pregnant faster and have better pregnancies. The science is in – it’s important for both men and women to take supplements to prime for pregnancy. Here’s an example of a study from Stanford that showed that thirty women between the ages of 24 – 46 who had not…

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Stress can affect your fertility, 4 ways to beat it

stress and fertility acupuncture

The mind-body connection If you ask any fertility acupuncturist about how they go about treating fertility, I imagine you’d get a similar response: Chinese Medicine helps bring the body back to balance by uncovering and addressing the root cause to treat symptoms affecting the entire body.  That’s what makes it “holistic” and such a powerful…

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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

healthy holiday self-care gifts

Looking for the perfect gift for that special someone? Here are some healthy self-care gift ideas that will help them feel their best. Confession: these are also just some of my favorite things. (Click the red links to be taken to where you can find them. These aren’t affiliate links or ads, just ideas to hopefully…

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The easiest hack to feel your best and stay healthy over the holidays

trick to stay healthy over the holidays

Confession: as we head into the holidays, I can feel nervous about my tendency to overindulge and get a liiiiiiitle too excited about my brother’s overflowing cheese boards, my aunt’s perfectly crispy and melt-in-your-mouth sugar cookies, and my grandma’s famous pecan pie. I mean, I certainly plan to enjoy these delicacies, but I don’t need…

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How to get rid of a cold, stop the flu, and boost your immune system

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Peak cold and flu season has arrived and is here to stay until spring. The best way to prevent colds and flu from striking and lingering is to have a bullet-proof immune system. Though colds may still happen, the stronger your immune system, the quicker you’ll recover. While there are some things you can do…

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