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Posted on June 23rd, 2014 by
As Father’s Day approaches I am reminded how lucky I am to have 2 amazing and energetic boys running around my house. I also think back to what life was like prior to their demand to rule my life and my household. Most men I speak to do not realize how important their health and lifestyle are in t...
Posted on May 7th, 2014 by
One of the reasons birth is such a profound experience is because it changes us, forever. Pregnancy and birth makes you a different person. Not only are there physical changes, but the way that you relate to the world completely changes. You look at your parents differently. You look at yourself dif...
Posted on May 5th, 2014 by
How many women do you know who have had at least one, if not more yeast infections? (Yeast Infection: An infection known as vaginitis or genital candidiasis that becomes problematic when the growth of yeast is excessive and not controlled by the body’s normal bacterial flora.  This occurs when the v...
Posted on May 5th, 2014 by
As TCM practitioners, we have in our therapeutic tool belt a number of ways to encourage lactation with acupuncture, herbal therapies, and nutrition, however, nothing we do can substitute for what you can do at home.  Here are some important steps that moms need to do at home to encourage milk produ...
Posted on May 5th, 2014 by
One of our favorite types of treatments we do as acupuncturists is to prepare a pregnant woman for labor. It is such a powerful time in a woman’s life as she stands on the precipice of motherhood. It is often a very emotional time because she is about to embark on a very new, very personal journey, ...
Posted on December 3rd, 2013 by
Pre-birth acupuncture is acupuncture that is administered when a woman reaches full term, or 37 weeks. The focus of the acupuncture treatments is to prepare a woman for birth - both physically and emotionally, and to promote a healthy natural labor and birth. From a physical perspective, would you ...
Posted on November 22nd, 2013 by
Happy November!   With the fall finally here, it's time to start adding some warming foods and spices into your diet. By eating with the seasons, we can help strengthen our immune systems and avoid seasonal ailments like colds and flus. With that in mind, here is a great soup recipe to keep you he...
Posted on August 16th, 2013 by
by Adam Meyerowitz, L.Ac Let's face it, being a parent is tough. And it’s not just the lack of sleep and dirty diapers. The tough part is trying to make all of the “right” decisions to keep your children happy and healthy. One of the most difficult, controversial, and hotly debated of these decisio...
Posted on March 7th, 2013 by
By Adam Meyerowitz, L.Ac. “Wow, I didn’t even know that existed,” is the reply I most often get when people find out I am a pediatric acupuncturist. Yes, that's right, a Pediatric Acupuncturist. To be fair though, the term “Pediatric Acupuncturist “ is somewhat misleading, because acupuncture is ju...
Posted on February 28th, 2013 by
Acupuncture, part of Traditional Chinese Medicine, is the use of thin needles to stimulate specific points on the body. These points are located along meridians, or energy pathways, and needling them creates a change in the qi (translated as ‘vital energy') at that point and along the meridians. The...