Stress…Is it Stressing You?

When I ask people if they’re stressed it’s sort of a loaded question.  Either people say yes because they are feeling very anxious, nervous, angry, or are experiencing insomnia.  But some people claim to be fine and are just dealing with life stuff like everyone.  I also talk to those people that say they only […]

Why I Drink Green Tea & 10 Reasons You Should Too!

People ask me this question all the time.  Why do you always drink green tea?  At the gym people always comment it looks like I’m drinking pee, while they drink electric blue sports drinks!  Now I’ve written before about these electric blue sports drinks and what they do to the body (nothing’ good!), but now […]

Acupuncture & Weight Loss

No matter what people come to see me for they always ask if acupuncture can help them to lose weight.  That’s almost a given. My answer is always yes and no. First off, there is no “Fat Gland” point to needle that will automatically cause you to lose 20lbs!  If there was, I would have […]

Acupuncture News

I haven’t done an acupuncture news post for a few weeks and there are quite a few new studies that have come out.  Plus, the White House gave an official response to the petition submitted requesting that Acupuncture be covered under the Social Security Act & Medicare.  This is one of the biggest questions that […]

How to Prevent the Flu…No Shot Required!

It’s officially fall and winter is coming so now is the best time to prevent colds & the flu this year. Better to start now then be sorry later.  You all know that I’m not a big fan of the flu shot, so I have put together a list for you that should help you […]

4 Steps to Heal Your Nervous System & Your Health

Today’s definition of health is a bit skewed in my book.  It seems that people think they are healthy if they aren’t fighting cancer or tracking their meds on an Excel Sheet.  Actually, this couldn’t be further from the truth.  If you have cancer or a cabinet full of meds, you have been unhealthy for […]


Here is a new testimonial that was recently emailed in to us.  I think many people will relate as stress, fatigue and hormonal issues are pretty common these days.  Have a look… I would like to say many thanks to Dr. Shelly.  For the past 3 years, I have been suffering from lightheadedness, bloating, sleeplessness, […]

When Do You Need Acupuncture?

When do you need acupuncture the most?  Hmm. The answer seems to be when you think you don’t!  It’s sort of like exercise in that regard, when you least want it is usually when you most need it.  I try to explain this all the time because I tend to get two lines from patients regarding […]

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6 Healthy Alternatives to the Flu Shot

Well, the media is telling us this year is a bad year for the flu and urging everyone to get their flu shots.  I feel like I hear this every year honestly.  I’m asked frequently if I get the flu shot.  I don’t.  Personally, I feel there are better options with much less risk.  But […]

My Qi’s Clogged Help!

I got a call the other day from a patient that said my Qi’s all backed up, I need to come in to see you pronto!  So, what does this mean exactly?  A visual is someone who is seriously stressed out.  The stress has been building for a few days or weeks and they are […]

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