Treatment of Pandemic Stress & Anxiety Without Pharmaceuticals

You’ve heard it. You get it. Our modern world is a stressful place to be, even without a global pandemic. I see patients every day dealing with symptoms related to their stress – from pain to digestive symptoms to sleep issues. COVID-19 has significantly ratcheted up the stress levels, creating symptoms they had not experienced […]

How Mindfulness Meditation Works

Mindfulness is foundational to the practice of Buddhism and Yoga, but it is also growing rapidly among various other communities in the West due to substantial scientific evidence showing its effectiveness for anxiety, pain, stress, sleep disorders and more. The concept of mindfulness is something that is simple to comprehend, but not necessarily easy to […]

CBD is Taking Over! What You Need To Know

It’s not just your imagination – new CBD shops are popping up all over Austin! But what exactly is CBD? What does the research say about it? Is it worth trying? Good questions! Let’s dig into what we know and how this could be of use to you: CBD stands for “cannabadiol” which is a […]

What Are The Keys To A Healthy Lifestyle?

People spend a lot of time and money trying to answer this question. There is a reason that “self-help” is a multi-billion dollar industry – people are unhealthy and unhappy and are looking for a quick fix. Well good news! I will gladly give you the keys to a healthy lifestyle, no purchase necessary. SPOILER […]

What Is a Licensed Acupuncturist?

So you’ve decided you’d like to try out acupuncture or at the very least learn more about what it is. Now what? You find a Licensed Acupuncturist! A Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) is a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that has met the requirements for licensure by the state governing body. Those requirements do vary […]

7 Reasons to Try Acupuncture From A Licensed Acupuncturist

I feel fortunate to call Austin, TX home. Great food, great people and a focus on health and wellness that is not found in many other US cities. Although there aren’t statistics to support this, I would venture to guess that more Austinites have tried acupuncture than the national average (which was a paltry 1.4% […]