September 16, 2016

Baby Dreams.

I know that fertility can be a lonely journey. It can often feel like you are the only one struggling. Every week I see many women that are all going through very similar journeys. I get to know them and know that the things they are feeling are felt by…
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May 6, 2015


Insomnia is a huge problem in our society. Every week I see patients that are struggling with it to certain degrees. I went through a period of time where if I got an hour of sleep a night, I was doing well. There are a lot of reasons that people…
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April 1, 2015

Healthy Eating: Buddha Bowls

I have been trying to make a few changes in my diet lately. I eat pretty well normally but I am always trying to find quick ways to eat healthy because I often don't have hours to spend in the kitchen. A couple weeks ago I cooked up a bunch…
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January 27, 2015

Staying healthy in the winter

  According to Chinese medicine, winter is the season to go inward and replenish yourself. It is the season of the kidneys and the water element. This is the deepest energy in our bodies and if we deplete ourselves during this season by doing too much and “burning the candle…
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November 17, 2014

Help for Thanksgiving Overeating!

Most people have a tendency to overeat over the holidays.  This can be hard on the body so there are ways to try to avoid it.  One way is to make sure that you are eating healthy foods, especially lots of veggies, on a regular basis.  If you go to…
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November 9, 2014

New Projects

I'm definitely not posting as much here as I would like.  Soon, the blog is going to have a different home.  Acupuncture info will be on one site and all other will be on another site.  I'm hard at work on the new website.  It is all really, really exciting…
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September 18, 2014

One of my favorite quotes

The bad news is you’re falling through the air, nothing to hang on to, no parachute. The good news is there’s no ground. - Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
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September 10, 2014

How many acupuncture sessions will I need?

This is a question I hear almost every day.  I wish there was an easy answer.  I always tell people that it varies.  I typically recommend weekly sessions for 6 weeks.  After that I try to get people down to every other week and less often from there. A lot…
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August 21, 2014

Side-effects of acupuncture?

Here are some of the "side-effects" I've heard of this month from my patients: sleeping more soundly not tired during the day a desire to eat more fruits and veggies less irritable less painful periods less severe headaches happier more patient better digestion It is so amazing to do work…
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August 7, 2014

Acupuncture for Migraines

Migraines can be tricky business. This summer almost half the people coming to see me get migraines. After just one or 2 sessions they are dramatically better. I use a combination of acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and essential oils. If you're having trouble with migraines or headaches and would like…
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July 8, 2014


I am preparing a longer post on fertility but that may be a little while so I wanted to share a few thoughts. I have treated many fertility patients since I was in acupuncture school a decade ago.  In the last year I have started to focus a greater percentage…
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July 1, 2014

Acupuncture and pain.

One of the most common reasons that people seek acupuncture in the US is for pain. In the past month I have seen people with hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, low back, neck, hip and knee pain. Everyone has been helped greatly. I am still amazed how quickly this pain relief…
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June 23, 2014


Recently, on a beautiful afternoon, I was sitting on the patio with the dogs.  I closed my eyes for a minute and noticed how quiet it became, all of the sudden.  I didn't hear the normal sounds of a toddler screaming a few doors down, the soon to be second…
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June 21, 2014


I was putting a lot of pressure on myself about what I want to say in my first blog post.  I decided that I am going to set my intention for this space.  I realize that may change over time.  I  returned to NY, where I have family, in January.…
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