Wellness Care for Travelers

This time of year many of us are heading out of town. Vacation and travel make great excuses to not exercise and take care of our bodies, but I don’t buy it.  I’m not one for excuses.  It either is or it isn’t.  I don’t want excuses, I want...

Libido: Unlocking the Feminine Yin

The female libido is as complicated as women are known to be.  Hypoactive sexual desire disorder (HSSD) is estimated by the Mayo clinic to affect 40% of women at some point in their sexually-active lives. One of my teachers, one of the top acupuncturists and...

Concession of Morbidity

In traditional Chinese medicine, there is a phrase used called the “concession of morbidity.”  What does that mean? concession:  to accept as true, valid, or accurate morbidity:  the relative incidence of disease Basically, it means that we accept that we...

Beating the Flu

  To Stay Healthy This Flu Season – You Don’t Need a Shot   Fall is here and so is the cold and flu season. Or at least, talk of the flu. Health care professionals are beginning their annual push for flu shots before the season is in full swing this...

The Single Herb to Treat Your Health Problems

It’s finally out of the bag!  It’s available in stores; you can find it online; in fact, you probably receive at least 1 junk email a day from someone trying to sell it to you!  What herb is it? It’s… Echinacea / Ginseng / Ephedra / Horny...

Natural Wellness and Pelvic Health

Looking after your pelvic health is probably not something that has been on the top of your priority list. Most women don’t think about pelvic health until there is a problem. However, prevention is always better than having to be treated for something, and if...