Category Acupuncture

Natural Approaches to Headache and Migraine Relief

If there’s one thing that can knock us down and knock us down fast, it’s a headache. They can come out of nowhere and can last for days to years. Their existence offers many clues to our health, yet relief with modern medicine is often temporary. This temporary relief leaves us with the fearful question, when will it return? The answer to that question, it doesn’t have to return, ever.

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Prepare Your Body for Labor with Acupuncture

I’m so excited to share with you that I’m an aunt! Cecilia June was born on July 14, 2018 to my brother and sister-in-law. Cecilia arrived a healthy baby at 7lbs 2oz, and was 19 inches. I’m also honored to share that my skills as an Acupuncturist aided in the labor process. In this post, I’ll share why and how Acupuncture can help with labor. Before we dive in, here’s a picture of my

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What’s Your Poop Story?

Let’s talk about poop! This topic has fascinated Chinese medical practitioners for thousands of years. Their theory is simple. Your health is determined by the state of your digestive system. When your digestive system is irritated, the rest of your body will be taxed. This taxation can lead to a short-term or long-term issues that lasts a lifetime. When it comes to your dairy air, consult your poop then your

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My First Experience with Acupuncture

Have you been curious about acupuncture, but have yet to try it? Or maybe you have had it, but you weren’t sure what was to come of it? In this post, I share with you the story of my first acupuncture treatment.   Click the image to watch or keep reading below.  Everyone’s Experience is Different It’s important to understand that your acupuncture treatments are unique to you. Each treatment can address

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3 Tips for Staying Cool & Healthy this Summer

Today, Thursday, June 21 is the first official day of Summer! This fiery season charges us like a battery. It keeps us warm and encourages activity. Yet, too much warmth and activity can burn our skin, cause dehydration, and even exhaustion. Alas! A balance can be attained and maintained. Use these three tips to stay cool and well this summer season. Enjoy Cooling Fruits, Vegetables & Teas Balance the seasonal

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Two Daily Musts for Health

One of the most common question I’m asked is, “Malerie, what’s your number one health recommendation?” This is a big question. My response is always the same, “It depends.” I know, I know, that’s not the answer you were hoping for, but it really does depend. It depends on several things. It depends on what you’re wanting to accomplish. It depends on which body – physical, mental, emotional or spiritual

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How I Recovered from a Ruptured Ovarian Cyst

In this post, I share a personal story. One that involves a ruptured ovarian cyst, and my recovery using Chinese Medicine. I’m sharing this story because women and men need to know that Chinese Medicine offers solutions for women’s health issues. These issues include period pain, cramps, bloating, irritability, breast tenderness, menorrhagia, amenorrhea, infertility, and menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes. Chinese Medicine is also effective for cysts and fibroids.

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Your First Acupuncture Treatment, What to Expect

How exciting! You’ve scheduled your first acupuncture appointment or maybe you’re thinking about it. Either way, here’s what to expect from your first acupuncture treatment. Please keep in mind that this information is specific to my practice. However, I am sure it is similar to other practitioners in the field. Particularly those that practice Classical or Traditional Chinese Medicine. Learn more about the different types of acupuncture in my article,

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How to Choose an Acupuncturist, 3 Tips

Let’s be honest, finding a health care practitioner of any kind can be scary. We often go to a practitioner because they were referred to us. If you’re the first of your bunch to try Chinese Medicine, here’s my best advice on how to choose an acupuncturist. Click the image to watch my video or continue reading below!  #1 Find a practitioner who is an Acupuncturist and an Herbalist. This

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One Surefire Way to Overcome Feeling Unfulfilled

This topic is like a difficult itch to scratch. It’s that annoying yet attention-grabbing sensation that festers. I’m talking about feeling unfulfilled. It’s the uncomfortable emptiness. Those nagging thoughts that there is something else, somewhere else, someone else or some other way! Have You Felt Unfulfilled Before? I know I have it. For me, it came on subtly then lingered and eventually dragged me down.  What the heck do we

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