Why I Love Moxibustion, and You Should Too
The other day, I was at my friend’s house when her 4-year-old daughter started to complain that her tummy hurt. My friend asked if there was anything I could do to help. I offered to rub some essential oils on her belly that are specifically great for digestion. I have many fond memories of my mother rubbing oils on my belly to rapidly...
Moxibustion for Menstrual Pain
It is estimated that about 45% to 72% of women suffer from primary dysmenorrhea (Yang et al., 2017). The term primary dysmenorrhea refers to menstrual pain that typically begins before and is relieved soon after the onset of menstruation, and is thought not to be caused by any underlying diseases. Secondary dysmenorrhea, on the other...
Last Trimester: Tips and Tricks!
Here at Naturna, we heavily focus on all things pregnancy related. So, for those of you in the last stages of your pregnancy, I’d like to share some advice on things that can occur and tips on how to get through them using acupuncture and Eastern medicine. The first trimester can be exhausting as you’ll encounter fatigue, breast...
Staying Healthy with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in Winter
The winter season in New York has arrived, demonstrated by weeks of snow, rain, wind, and colder temperatures. Staying indoors and sleeping are more appealing as our bodies try to keep warm and conserve. Cravings for certain foods may also be at the forefront of our minds and bodies. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), an organ and...
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