Category Archives : Articles

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Vata Pacifying Diet

Vata Pacifying diet   Oct 1 through Feb 1                        Remember, never say never and variety is the spice of life. *Okay in moderation    **okay Fruits Generally most sweet fruits Cooked apples, applesauce, apricots, avocado, bananas, berries, cherries, coconut, fresh dates, fresh figs, grapefruit, grapes, kiwi, lemons, limes, mangoes, melons, oranges, papaya, peaches, pineapple, plums, soaked prunes and […]


Acupuncture for PCOS – YES!

I often say that Chinese Medicine is one of the best modalities to treat chronic gynecological issues such as infertility, PCOS, dysmenorrhea and amenorrhea. There have been several studies recently that showed the benefit of acupuncture for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). This past spring a Swedish study compared using acupuncture to meeting with a therapist […]


Healthier Life Style’ Leads to ‘Younger’ DNA

A telomere is a sequence of molecules (DNA in this case) that are at the ends of chromosomes to protect it from damage during replication. A long telomere equates to a more times it can replicate without errors. Shorter telomeres mean that each time a chromosome replicates it has more of a chance of errors. […]


Acupuncture and physical exercise for affective symptoms and health-related quality of life in polycystic ovary syndrome

Acupuncture and physical exercise for affective symptoms and health-related quality of life in polycystic ovary syndrome Abstract Background Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have symptoms of depression and anxiety and impaired health related quality of life (HRQoL). Here we test the post-hoc hypothesis that acupuncture and exercise improve depression and anxiety symptoms and HRQoL […]


Inserting Needles Into the Body: Brain Activity Associated With Acupuncture Needle Stimulation

This is a meta-analysis which means that gather many different research papers and focus on combining and contrasting different studies to draw a conclusion. In this paper they showed the via functional MRI (fMRI) the brain response for needling is different than other stimulation at the same point. Abstract Acupuncture is a therapeutic treatment that […]


Cracking the Egg and Cholesterol Myth

I still have patients tell me they’re avoiding egg yolks because of the amount of cholesterol and the danger of heart disease. This is unfortunate, because egg yolks are very nutritious, and there is little evidence of any correlation between eggs and heart disease. A just released study has debunked the “eggs and cardiovascular risk” […]


Wheat Protein in Soap Causing Wheat and Gluten Allergy

When I use MRT blood test for food sensitivity testing sometimes it can be non-food items that are causing symptoms. If the patient does not experience significant improvement in health after the first week of the MRT/LEAP diet then I instruct the patient to check ingredients in cosmetics, toothpaste, soap, and skin cream. It may […]


Acupuncture Is A Cost-Effective Healthcare Option

The lack of acupuncture coverage by insurance companies in Massachusetts at best disappointing. Very few companies actually cover acupuncture treatments. I know I save insurance companies tens of thousands each year. I have little doubt that my acupuncture colleagues in Massachusetts in total save insurance companies many millions. We would save insurance companies more money […]


Natural Solutions for Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy is a critical time for smart dietary choices and proper nutritional support to improve the health of a baby. But pregnancy and childbirth in the opinion of many has become has become a pathology and medical procedure with excessive interventions that can negatively influence a mother and babies’ health. Of course a small percentage […]