5 Anti-Inflammatory Foods in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Recent research shows that a diet rich in antioxidants might help reduce risk factors for chronic disease. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a complete system of medicine, encompassing all aspects of health that treats maladies with diet, exercise, lifestyle, acupuncture and herbs. In the west, we typically consider medicine as a separate entity from food, […]

2 Healthy Breakfast Ideas Your Body Actually Loves

Healthy Breakfast Options Breakfast can be a challenging meal to navigate with so many different approaches to trying to eat more healthily, from intermittent fasting to keto. Whatever your approach, the first first meal you choose to eat in a day should be a meal that sets you up for success. In this blog, we […]

Acupuncture treatment to support IUI

Intrauterine insemination, or IUI, is considered one of the earliest forms of intervention for couples with difficulty trying to conceive. It is also one of the most common methods used for lesbian couples starting a family. IUI is the placement of sperm directly into the uterus. The sperm is “washed”, and put in a sterile […]

Using Acupuncture and Moxa to Turn Breech Babies

If a baby is in breech position in the United States, there is a high chance the mother may require a birth via cesarean section. A breech position means that the baby is in any position other than head down at the end of pregnancy. This occurs with (about 3-4% of babies), which may limit […]

9 Things You Can Do Today to Help With Anxiety

The past couple of years have been challenging. At Lokahi Acupuncture, we have seen an increase in stress-related symptoms such as anxiety, depression and insomnia. Here are 9 tips and tricks you can apply right now to help with anxiety: 1. Take a walk in nature. Ideally, remove your shoes and feel the earth beneath your bare […]

4 Local Resources Following Miscarriage & Pregnancy Loss

By Susannah Lee, L. Ac. The experience of early pregnancy loss can be earth-shattering. Miscarriage refers to loss of a pregnancy within the first 20 weeks of gestation (in the United States) or loss of pregnancy before viability. Up to 1 in 5 confirmed pregnancies may end in miscarriage, and (this number is likely much […]