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DOES THE COLD, DAMP WEATHER MAKE YOUR JOINTS ACHE?  

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Osteoarthritis

As the seasons change, and the weather turns cold and rainy, many of my patients start to feel the effects of cold, damp weather in their joints.  Arthritic joint pain is...

Don't be S.A.D.!  Seasonal Affective Disorder Is Not Inevitable.

At this time of year, many of my patients complain about feeling depressed and irritable.  They feel sluggish, want to sleep more, crave carbohydrates, and suffer from headaches.  Do you experience this?...

Feeling bloated?  Well, you're not alone.  Many of us secretly loosen our pants after a meal to ease the discomfort of bloating.   And for some, even eating a small amount of food can make the abdomen inflate.  There are many reasons why bloating happens; food sensitiv...

Getting to the Point:  Acupuncture for Headache Relief

Stabbing, piercing, tight, throbbing, blinding.....these are common pain descriptors used by the headache sufferers I treat in clinic.  Despite many modern advances in the diagnosis and pharmaceutical treatment of h...

Cupping....What's The Buzz All About?

The Olympics might be over but the buzz about cupping isn't!  The most decorated Olympian of all time, swimmer Michael Phelps has created quite a stir sporting his cupping marks.  So why would an elite athlete have cupping therapy?...

Of all the women's health issues that are successfully treated by Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), three repeatedly walk through my clinic doors;  fertility issues, pregnancy, and menopause.

Fertility issues plague many couples trying to conceive.  The process of get...