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 […]
One of the most common health issues I see in my office is anxiety. Anxiety might not be the reason that someone seeks out my help—but there is always anxiety surrounding the many health care issues my patients present with.
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.”
Some of the most popular children’s cereals out there have more sugar in them (serving to serving) than a Twinkie! Yikes!
Being a practitioner of Traditional Oriental Medicine specializing in fertility and pregnancy, I do feel that your body needs a good amount of time—anywhere from 16-24 months—to heal from pregnancy. Particularly, healing from labor and delivery as it is the biggest physical trauma your body has endured is of major importance.