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Birth control WILL cause nutrient deficiencies

Long term use of birth control will cause deficiencies in a bunch of different important nutrients. There’s a consequence to everything we take. One of the most common patterns I see is PCOS diagnoses on the rise with young women who have been on birth control for 5-15 years. They don’t show the typical signs of

Lifestyle and Nutritional Strategies to Prevent Corona Virus

Lifestyle and Nutritional Strategies to Prevent Corona Virus So I’m getting a lot of questions from family, friends, patients and the 15k people that follow me on Instagram – “What are you doing for the Corona virus?”.  I want to be clear – in no way am I saying this will prevent or cure the

You probably don’t need another MRI

I get it, you want to know what’s going on. Unfortunately, MRI is an abused tool that has this expectation of giving you the precise cause of your pain, which is a myth both physicians and patients both believe. But when you take a step back you realize it’s made docs lazy. What Is MRI?

Acupuncture can help with anxiety, here’s my gameplan

Acupuncture can help anxiety. Anxiety happens when there’s a mismatch between how your nervous system and your brain perceive something. It’s just simple physiology. Calm the nervous system down and anxious thoughts melt away. I want to walk you through my approach to helping anxiety, since it’s becoming an epidemic. At my acupuncture clinic in

Surgery can’t fix every problem

Surgery CAN’T fix every problem. We’ve been sold this idea that surgery is the solution for just about anything that hurts. But I’m here to tell you, that’s not the case! When surgery is appropriate, it can be life saving…. But for most pains you will experience in your life it shouldn’t be an option

Why my approach is so different than a physical therapist who tries dry needling

The type of orthopedic acupuncture I practice in my clinic here in Tampa, FL is WAYYYYYYYYYYYY different than what your normal acupuncturist can do & wayyyyy different that how a physical therapist with a short weekend course in dry needling would approach your pain.  There’s no way you could learn these advanced procedures in the

Acupuncture for Rotator Cuff Pain

At my Orthopedic Acupuncture & Dry Needling clinic in Tampa, FL, I treat rotator cuff shoulder shoulder pain every single day. I am usually able to help just about every kind of shoulder pain with the advanced techniques I use. The most common issues Orthopedic Acupuncture & Trigger Point Dry Needling can help are: Torn

The 3 main causes of stress

90% of doctors visits are caused by stress according to Harvard. So let’s break down what stress actually is and go over some strategies I use in my acupuncture clinic in Tampa, FL to help people take control of their stress!  What is stress? It’s more complex than that feeling you get when you’re rushed

Cervical mucus – why it’s important and how to make more

At my fertility acupuncture clinic in Tampa, FL, I talk a lot about cervical mucus. Cervical mucus is a really good sign that your body is ready for some baby making time. It’s one of those subtle signs that most doctors don’t pay much attention to.. But in Chinese Medicine (and all of reproductive medicine)

The secret to optimizing your fertility

Here’s the secret to increases your chances at having a baby. It doesn’t matter if you’re doing things naturally or using IUI or IVF.  The secret is to get your body to work as best as it possibly can. That’s what I do with Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine. I find subtle imbalances and help to

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