Millions of women worldwide rely on birth control pills. Not only to prevent pregnancy but for cycle regulation, flow reduction, endometriosis and even hormone related acne. While many take the pill, it is important to note there are a variety of side-effects that every female should be aware of before taking birth control pills. These side-effects range from mildly annoying to potentially life changing issues.Read More
Women have been using tampons and pads during their monthly cycles for decades. Often uncomfortable, and for some women unreliable, pads and tampons have remained the products women most use. What if there was something better? What if there was something that was safe, reliable, and easy to use? How many women would be willing to give up their traditional tampons and pads for something many claim is a far better option?Read More
You may have noticed that everywhere you look on social media, there is talk about self love, self care, and self compassion. No coincidence, as we are ushering in the energies of the lunar new year, the year of the Pig. The year of the Brown Pig to be exact. This is a year of yin energy, meaning the focus is more internal and nurturing versus outward and forceful.Read More
Sometimes it takes time – like a few centuries, perhaps? – to catch on to a health or beauty trend. If you scroll through the social media feeds of natural spas and salons, holistic healing centers, or health gurus, then undoubtedly you’ve seen more than enough posts about cupping, facial gua sha, and cosmetic acupuncture recently.Read More
I recently received a call from one of my long-term patients, who over the past 6 months wanted to focus on boosting her fertility health. She was a regular patient who lead a very healthy, green, clean lifestyle, eating all the healthy organic foods, while carefully tracking her cycle and ovulation. Everything looked great on paper.Read More
Anxiety is among the most prevalent mental disorders in the United States. The Anxiety and Depression Society of America reports 40 million adults, or 18.1% of the population suffers from some sort of anxiety driven disorder. While anxiety is common, only 36.9% of anxiety sufferers seek treatment for their illness.Read More
Not everyone is familiar with acupuncture and its process, and for many, it seems mysterious and unfamiliar, and even a bit scary or intimidating. After all, there are needles involved, but please let me assure you, that in the right practitioner’s hands, you will experience no pain or discomfort, and you’ll leave your acupuncture session feeling calm, relaxed, and recharged. This is the goal at Phoenix Rising Acupuncture: to feel better when you leave than when you walk in.Read More
There are natural ways to help ease insomnia and promote restful sleep, one of which is acupuncture. In fact, although the natural ways may not work as quickly as popping a pill, they are effective, with no side effects. I suggest a combination of the following…Read More
Have you ever walked into a room and felt like something was off? Maybe you have met someone and felt they had a good or bad vibe before they even spoke? A Certified Reiki practitioner is trained or attuned to recognize these feelings.Read More
I recently wrote a blog post about the benefits of acupuncture and herbal therapy for the debilitating condition that 1 in 10 women will face in their lives: endometriosis. The article outlines ways in which acupuncture, nutrition and herbal therapy can be used to help reduce pain and inflammation associated with endometriosis. You can read the full article on Kari Anderson’s blog Will Travel 4 Kale.Read More
If there's one question I get asked most frequently, it's this one: how many treatments will I need? The answer isn't so simple, however. There are numerous factors to take into account when determining how many acupuncture treatments you may need, including…Read More
I recently conducted an informal poll on social media, which went out to over 100 women, asking questions about symptoms related to their cycle. What I discovered is that 100% of women experience at least one PMS symptom during the time of their cycle. Most women (about 80%) experience some cramping, whether it was mild, moderate, or severe. About one-third experience headaches, nearly half experience breast tenderness, breast swelling, bloating, and food cravings, and nearly all admitted to moodiness.Read More
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Written by Katie Grace: When I first started learning about herbal medicine, my favorite things to make were solar-infused oils. There's something alchemical about how the Sun, plants, and oils come together, transform and transmute to create a potion that captures the essence of all three.
In early May, I was immersed in the magical forests of the Pacific Northwest, embarking upon a one-year Master Healer program that will continue into 2019. I set out with the intention to bring back an array of healing tools and therapies that I may bestow upon my clients, but little did I know that I would come back with so much more.Read More
Let's face it, when it comes to finding the right Houston Acupuncture Clinic or Houston Acupuncturist for you, it may not be so easy. There are many things to take into consideration…
Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture (also referred to as Cosmetic Acupuncture) is a safe, cost-effective, non-invasive, and natural way to help reverse the signs of aging. From a physiological perspective, “micro traumas” are produced by the insertion of tiny acupuncture needles, thereby stimulating collagen, elastin, and fibrinogen production. (You, know, those skin-plumping cells we had plenty of in our teens and twenties. wink. wink.) Stimulating the production of these cells helps bring back a more youthful appearance.Read More
“The power of acupuncture is to harmonize and strengthen the body systems before a disease stage, but the power of Esoteric Acupuncture is to work with expanding consciousness and strengthen the root, which is our Higher, Inner Spiritual Heart Center.” Dr. Mikio SankeyRead More
Reduces Inflammation. Oh, this is a big one, since all chronic disease is caused by inflammation, either in an organ or systemically. When inflammation is reduced, your body can heal naturally. Think of acupuncture as a holistic steroid, which signals your own body's anti-inflammatory response.
Cupping is an ancient healing modality that dates back millennia, and it is a key healing tool in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Cupping is a technique that uses plastic, ceramic, or class cups to create suction on the skin, thereby lifting the muscle and fascia to help increase blood circulation, release tension in tight muscles, and detoxify the body.Read More
This year has been a year of decluttering and simplifying, and as a result, I had some surprising farewells in my life. This was done all in the name of staying emotionally and physically healthy. I started with common items that were inevitably negatively affecting my health. The first to go? Plastic.Read More