Acupuncture

Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal medicine and other modalities of Chinese/East Asian medicine have been used for thousands of years to correct imbalances women experience through all stages of life. Gynecological conditions such as menstrual irregularities and pain, PMS, endometriosis, fibroids, infertility, menopausal signs and symptoms such as hot flashes and insomnia, anxiety, depression, migraines have all […]

The Power of Yoga

No doubt everyone seems to be doing yoga but is it really that beneficial? The answer is YES. Yoga has been practiced for over 5000 years and it truly has many health benefits not just physical but psychological and spiritual. The obvious physical benefits are muscle strength, tone, flexibility, and improvement balance and posture. Different […]

Eat a Healthy Diet

A healthy and balanced diet throughout a womans lifetime is critical to maintaining a healthy weight, adequate energy, elevated mood, and overall wellness. Good nutrition starts with the basics:  a well-rounded diet consisting of whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy fats, and lean sources of protein. These kinds of foods provide women with plenty […]

Practice Safe Sex

Sexually transmitted infections (STI’s) are infections you can get by having intimate sexual contact with someone who already has an infection. The most common STI’s include: chlamydia, gonorhea, genital herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV), trichomoniasis, syphilis, hepatitis B, pubic lice, and HIV. If you are sexually active or planning to become sexually active talk with you […]

Plan your pregnancy

Once women are into their mid 30s, it becomes more difficult to get pregnant and the risk of miscarriage increases. Good health prior to becoming pregnant is beneficial to you and your baby; a preconception checkup can help determine whether you are at risk of any medical problems so you can treat them beforehand and […]

Do your Kegel exercises

A weak pelvic floor can cause problems with your bladder, such as loss of urine with a cough or sneeze, and can contribute to sexual problems.  Kegel exercises help, as does working out regularly and in moderation. Include exercises such as yoga, which are good for reducing pelvic pain.