Blog 2017-05-18T18:19:09+00:00

Let’s Help The Victims of Irma & Harvey

Dear Friends,

All of us have a mission in this life. Since I was a little girl, I knew that mine is to help people and relieve their pain and despair. My medical degrees in Western and Eastern medicine allow me to help one person at a time.

Following the tragic news in the last few weeks with regards to Hurricane Harvey and Irma, I kept asking myself ‘What can I do […]

September 16th, 2017|

Let’s Talk About Sex

 

As we all know, sex plays a very important part in our lives. There are many people seeking to revive their sex lives or increase fertility. If that’s you or someone you know, the traditional western medicine routes may have limited results. So why not try alternative approaches?

One of my practice’s specialties is in fertility and sexual dysfunction.  I am proud to have been asked to contribute to “The Textbook of Clinical Sexual […]

July 26th, 2017|

What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used systems of healing in the world. Originating in China some 3,500 years ago, only in the last three decades has it become popular in the United States. In 1993, the Food and Drug Administration estimated that Americans made up to 12 million visits per year to acupuncture practitioners and spent upwards of half a billion dollars on acupuncture treatments.

Traditional Chinese medicine hold that […]

May 18th, 2017|

Using Acupuncture on Children

Most people believe that acupuncture cannot be used on children. The reason behind it, as in many cases for adults as well, are that most people are afraid of needles or potential pain. The majority of my patients are pleasantly surprised when during their first visit, their treatment is virtually painless. In cases with children younger than 3-years-old, I use 24-karat gold plated beads instead of needles. It tell them that ‘we […]

May 18th, 2017|

Can Acupuncture Boost Pregnancy Rates?

I came across an interesting article this week that I wanted to share on the growing scientific evidence that shows acupuncture can boost pregnancy rates when combined with other fertility treatments. It discusses a couple in Connecticut who were trying to conceive and finally decided to try acupuncture as a complement to their IVF treatments. You can read more about it by clicking here. Enjoy!

May 18th, 2017|

Electroacupuncture for Hot Flashes Among Breast Cancer Survivors

According to a new study published online ahead of print in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, electroacupuncture may be more effective and safer than gabapentin for managing hot flashes among breast cancer survivors. Even though more studies need to be done, it’s an exciting start to see that the safer electroacupuncture treatment can be considered effective instead of relying on prescription drugs. I’ve been offering electroacupuncture for years and have seen amazing […]

May 18th, 2017|