PCOM on Traditional Chinese Medicine Applied to Birthing

Chinese medicine can be used in a variety of ways to promote fetal and maternal health during both the pregnancy and postpartum periods. Research has shown that acupuncture, for example, can be a safe, effective, drug-free treatment option during pregnancy for a broad range of conditions (ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11843784). It can prevent nausea, morning sickness and dry retching …

Leena Guptha, PCOM-SD’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, on Health Coaches in Integrative Care

In the Reader’s Digest article “Men: 7 Crucial Things Your Doctor Doesn’t Know About Your Health”, Leena Guptha, PCOM-San Diego’s Academic Dean of Graduate Studies, was quoted on self-care. “There’s been an emergence of health coaches in the integrative care model that enable patients to create personalized care plans,” said Leena. “This holistic approach takes into …