No one is thinking about tick bites and Lyme disease this time of year….which means it’s the perfect time for a PSA that Lyme disease can be tricky and devastating; it’s not something you want, trust me and probably any other healthcare practitioner who sees it in their practice; and you can still get bitten by ticks in winter. Gasp! The good news: it’s not hard to be prepared if you do a little bit of research now and have a plan of what to do in advance of finding a tick.Read More
Not a totally boring blog about acupuncture, breathwork, energy medicine, and self-healing
At my office in Manhattan (Flatiron / Union Square / Chelsea), I see patients who are dealing with chronic pain (back pain, neck and shoulder pain, knee pain, hip pain, and ankle pain), headaches + migraines, digestive issues (IBS, colitis), infertility, stress, insomnia, PMS, women's health, and autoimmune conditions (Lyme, Hashimoto's, thyroid conditions, and many more).
Filtering by Tag: Prevention
With apologies for any bubble-bursting, amazing health is not going to just magically happen to you. I’m so sorry. While your body is almost miraculously designed to preserve health, the modern world is filled with all kinds of toxic nonsense that our bodies are working hard to keep at bay, and it simply doesn’t have the energy to do everything.
How we spend our days determines our long term health, and also what kind of reserves we have in place when we’re faced with an unexpected health issue. But you don’t need to completely overhaul your entire life -- some tweaks and adjustments to the little things can provide so much support for your health!Read More
What if headaches and migraines were not a disease unto themselves, but, instead, a way that your body is simply raising its, well, hand, to let you know something else is out of balance? Read on to learn how you can treat your headaches and migraines with a few simple lifestyle shifts, supplements, and herbs, or get some additional personalized support from your local acupuncturist/herbalist.Read More
Setting yourself up for healthy travels is super high-level self care. A little bit of one-time preparation, and you’ll be set for a year of trips, with nothing you have to think about or do in between! Simply use my checklist to prepare for your next trip -- you’ll learn a few things you can bring to boost your immunity, eat healthy, adapt and rest well, and keep your physical and energetic space clean and fresh. Trust me, future you will be singing your praises when you stay energized, healthy, and vibrant (and, bonus, successfully avoid all weird plane / hotel food. NO THANKS.).Read More
I believe in living a lifestyle that preserves and enhances my health, and prevents imbalance and disease from arising -- to the best of my ability, with the constitution I have inherited, as a modern person living in an urban environment. But how can I tell if my choices are really supporting my best possible health?Read More