Sonoma County Fires and Your Health

October Fires My family was miraculously spared from the October fires in Sonoma County, but we have many friends and clients who were not —and are facing devastating losses. In all this tragedy, I’ve been so touched by the calls expressing great concern for our wellbeing, and I am thankful for being able to help in.. read more →

Treating Stress and Anxiety with Acupuncture

The role of acupuncture, qigong, and Chinese herbal medicines for treating stress and anxiety has become undisputed as the evidence piles in. Almost one in five of the calls coming into my office are related to stress and anxiety. And questions about the effectiveness of Chinese medicine to manage these conditions are common. Almost 20%.. read more →

Stress & Lifestyle

The American Way While a typical American diet (low in fruits and vegetables) is a causative factor in diseases, stress may share fully half the blame or more. The body responds magnificently to the occasional heart-stopping snap of a twig outside a tent flap. But the constant assault of fast-paced modern life is damaging. For.. read more →