What Do We Know about Menopause? Easing Symptons with Gentle Chinese Medicine

While the U.S. scientific community works to develop an agreed-upon treatment protocol for universal symptoms, practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine or Oriental medicine have long known that each woman is unique in her experience of hormonal changes. The early signs of menopause appear when the ovaries stop producing eggs, menses cease, menstrual activity decreases and …

Acupuncture and Its Effect During and After Pregnancy

Acupuncture, a Chinese medical practice, has been used for thousands of years to treat many conditions in women during and after pregnancy.  Many more women are discovering acupuncture during their pregnancies in search of safe, drug-free treatments for their conditions.  Years of practice have shown that acupuncture treatments throughout pregnancy enhance the health of the …

Turning to Chinese Medicine for Mental Health Month this May

An estimated 1 in 5 adults suffer from a mental health disorder in a given year, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Anxiety and depressive disorders are the most common of all mental illnesses. Both are severe, chronic, and can significantly impair the individuals affected by them. Anxiety disorders can produce feelings that …

Pediatric Acupuncture-Common Childhood Ailments that Respond to Acupuncture

By Marc Sklar, LAc Who better to reap the benefits of preventative medicine then those most pure; children? Children seem to gain large benefits from preventative medicine and when it comes to their reaction to Oriental Medicine it’s no different. Oriental Medicine has been treating children for centuries, and as it turns out Pediatrics is …