Why Proper Digestion is Key to Your Reproductive Health

Proper digestion is key to your reproductive health.  When our digestion is working well, we break down and absorb nutrients from our diet and those nutrients make blood. Blood circulates and nourishes all systems in our bodies, particularly our reproductive system.  If you have a weak digestion, it’s so important to work on your diet and Read more about Why Proper Digestion is Key to Your Reproductive Health[…]

Chinese Medicine Perspective on Coffee & Your Health

Chinese medicine offers great insight when it comes to different foods and their properties and how they affect the body.  Chinese medicine has a very interesting perspective on our morning cup of coffee.  I’ll just start off by saying that I personally love coffee!! Some people have been surprised in the past that me, a Chinese Read more about Chinese Medicine Perspective on Coffee & Your Health[…]

The Concept of Blood according to Chinese Medicine

Most people have a general idea of what blood is and why it’s a vital substance in our bodies. But Chinese medicine has a slightly different take on it that you’re sure to find interesting.  This is especially true in the case of menstruation, conception and pregnancy!Chinese Medical perspective versus Western Medical perspectiveIf you compare the Read more about The Concept of Blood according to Chinese Medicine[…]

What the color of your menstrual blood is telling you

If you’ve ever seen a practitioner of Chinese medicine, you’ve most likely been questioned extensively on your menstrual cycle…not only the regularity of it but also the color and consistency of your flow.  In my clinical practice, it’s one of the most important questions I ask a woman as it tells me so much about your Read more about What the color of your menstrual blood is telling you[…]

Endometriosis and Chinese Medicine

In my clinical practice, the number of women coming in with Endometriosis is many and I would say rapidly increasing. These women are often wanting to conceive or wanting to ease their discomfort that painfully occurs every single month. What is Endometriosis?Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue that normally lines the uterus (called endometrium) grows Read more about Endometriosis and Chinese Medicine[…]