As we are in the midst of one of the worst flu seasons yet, many parents come into my office asking for my advice on what supplements or vitamins their family should be taking to help keep their immune systems strong and their health in check. If you’ve ever seen me as a patient, you […]
As the holiday season is upon us, there’s a buzz in the air. Whether you celebrate one holiday or another – or don’t celebrate at all – the energy in the air this time of year still has its affect on all of us. From extra sweets lying around the office, to the kids pleading […]
I live in Manhattan. On the second night of no power after Hurricane Sandy had hit, we decided to pull out the Scrabble board and get our game on. At one point, a question about a rule came up, so I pulled out the Scrabble rule book to find out that something I thought was […]
Now that we are in the full swing of kids being back in school, we must start boosting the immune systems of the entire family. We all know that what happens when the kids go back to school – they get sick and then they bring it home and then the rest of your family […]
As a practitioner of Chinese Medicine with a focus on women’s health—I see a lot of women who feel hormonally out of whack after having children. For most women, this hormonal imbalance came on right after giving birth, but it seems to remain sometimes for years.
In addition to the immune boosting benefits of having chicken soup when you have a cold or the flu, western research has also shown that homemade bone broths are helpful for the following conditions: food allergies, dairy intolerances, colic, bean intolerances, meat intolerances, grain intolerances, hypochlorhydria, hyperacidity, gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), gastritis, ulcer, hiatal hernia, inflammatory bowel disease (both Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), leaky gut syndrome, malnutrition, weight loss, muscle wasting, cancer, osteoporosis, calcium deficiency and anemia
As a rule in my practice—I hate the word “infertility”—but according to Resolve.org, secondary infertility is defined as the “inability to become pregnant, or to carry a pregnancy to term, following the birth of one or more biological children.”