Enhancing Fertility with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine


Several years ago, I wrote an article on fertility for Vitality Magazine called: Acupuncture and Herbs for Enhancing Fertility As fertility enhancement and reproductive health is one of the top reasons people seek the advice of a Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner, I thought it would be helpful to re-post this information. It is my sincere…

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Letting Go of the Past, Living in the Present


Today marks a special day for me and my family. On this day, August 20, 2009, I was a very pregnant woman on her due date. I was also a daughter who was about to lose her father after a relatively short yet intense battle with cancer. Our story of a family going through the…

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Chocolate Mint Smoothie Stunner


The smoothie of the day (this recipe was adapted from an amazing dessert salad suggested by Dr. Aviva Romm on her Facebook page) I can attest that this is indeed both healthy and delicious!! Ingredients (makes 6-8 servings): 3 cups of mixed berries (blueberries, strawberries, blackberries) 1 cup of fresh mint 3 cups of almond…

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Almond Cherry Berry Energy Smoothie


This protein-packed delicious smoothie proved to be another real hit with the family! While I found it initially a bit too thick (kids loved it as a dessert!), I added the orange juice (indicated below) and this seemed to round out the flavor and correct the consistency. You can adjust the taste with less orange…

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Natural TCM Cures for Migraine Sufferers


Do you suffer from chronic migraines? If so, you’ve probably already tried to identify the triggers and experimented with medications to see what can put you out of your misery.  You may even be suffering from one now. Migraines are severe headaches that can be accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light. They can…

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