Posts Tagged: insomnia

Can Acupuncture Help Your Sleep?

April 15, 2019

One of the most rewarding things as an acupuncturist is hearing your patient snore. It might seem counter intuitive, but people falling asleep during their acupuncture treatments is very common. So common in fact, that many of my clients refer to their time on the treatment table as “Acu-Naps.” And while it is not essential […]

The Coffee Substitute Sleep Solution?

December 19, 2016

If you suffer from insomnia you may want to consider cutting your coffee consumption. I know, easier said than done, but to see and feel a change you have to make a change. How can coffee lead to insomnia? Whether you?re stressed or not, cortisol, your stress hormone, is released after consuming coffee. This plays […]

Stress, Anxiety, Modern Living, and How Acupuncture Can Help

April 11, 2016

By Jonathan Handel, Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner Everyone has been in this position before: you are at a restaurant with a ten-page menu and can’t stop flipping through it, while your friends and the waiter wait impatiently. This is paralysis-by-analysis. With so many options, we over-think what should be a relatively simple decision. […]

Movember Men’s Mental Health

November 19, 2014

By Dr Jen Newell It’s November, a month where the focus turns to men’s health and our facebook pages are filled with moustaches. I love that there is greater awareness regarding prostate cancer and that younger men are motivated to action. While this is a cause that fully deserves the recognition it gets, I want […]

Common is not the same as Normal

May 13, 2013

 By Dr. Meghan Walker ND What do menstrual cramps, hot flashes, one bowel movement every three days and heartburn have in common? They are all symptoms we would classify as common, but none of them are normal. We have grown up in a culture where we pop an anti-inflammatory to manage pain and an antacid […]

Anti-Aging Medicine Is Not a Pill You Can Take, It’s a Hormone You Can Make!

October 22, 2012

By Dr. Erin Wiley ND We all want the best medicine: a medicine that is designed to help us feel better, look younger, and function to our fullest potential. The great news is that this type of medicine is not a pill you can take, but a hormone you can make. Growth hormone is the […]