Can Acupuncture / TCM Help My Immune System

Immune system issues vary widely.  They range from an underactive immune system (as in recurring colds and heightened susceptibility to infections) to an overactive one (as in allergies or autoimmune disorders, where the body attacks its own tissues).   What is the immune system anyway?  Our immune system is our first line of defense, designed to […]

4 Tips to Improve Your Egg Quality

One of the most common challenges in infertility is that of egg quality. We are born with a set number of eggs that decrease over time until we reach menopause. As we age, we not only have fewer eggs, but the quality declines with time. Both make it more difficult to get pregnant and harder […]

Working Through Grief After Pregnancy Loss (Part 2)

By AmarAtma Singh Khalsa Board Certified chaplain, Adv. Grief Recovery Specialist In the first part of this series, we discussed what grief is, how it manifests, and how to identify it. With this post, we aim to give you some tips and tools to help you with your process. Name and feel your feelings. Emotions […]

Coping with Grief in the Face of Infertility (Part 1)

By AmarAtma Singh Khalsa Board Certified chaplain, Adv. Grief Recovery Specialist My wife is sweet, loving, kind, and generous. Above all, she’s the most creative person I know! She’s also 11 years older than me. I was 28 years old when we dated, and she was 39. She had just come out of a toxic […]

5 Types of Headaches Acupuncture Can Help With

Written by Lara McQuade L. Ac.  Around 90% of people worldwide experience a headache at some point in their lives (Robbins, 2021). Acupuncture is a safe, gentle and effective treatment for headaches without the harmful side effects of medication. No wonder headache is one of the most common ailments for which people seek acupuncture treatment. Several […]

4 Benefits of Cupping

What is Cupping? Cupping is an ancient form of healing that gained interest and popularity during the 2016 Olympics when swimmer Michael Phelps sported some round bruises on his back. Cupping is the application of glass, silicone, bamboo or plastic cups onto the body in a vacuum, creating a suction on the skin. Suction force […]