With the start of warm sunny days, birds chirping, and flowers blooming, most of us want to run outdoors and enjoy the spring and summer seasons. However, for some, avoiding Mother Nature is seemingly more appealing. According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, in New York, environmental allergens are now worse than ever. Many allergy sufferers rely on over-the-counter oral antihistamines for temporary relief of allergy symptoms. Over time, these medications lose their efficacy and include a host of side effects; drowsiness being the most common. In our practice, we’ve had excellent results in treating patients with asthma and allergies of all types. Allergies are an overreaction of the immune system to things in the environment, such as pollen, mold, pet dander and [...]
In the years that I have been in private practice, I have treated various types of disorders such as respiratory, chronic pain, muscular-skeletal, gastro-intestinal, addiction, anxiety and depression, weight management, sleep disorders, sexual dysfunction, chronic fatigue, and other illnesses including many forms of the common cold. The foundation of Chinese medicine dictates that each person is uniquely different. While some people may come to me with the same symptoms as others, everyone is diagnosed and treated differently based on one’s uniquely individual patterns and presentations in my office. On some people I incorporate acupuncture, on others I choose not to use any needles at all but to focus solely on Integrative Energy Medicine and/or Chinese herbal formulas. While the results and responses to treatment varies [...]
The connection between Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and enhancing fertility may be scientifically elusive, but when patients visit us at our practice in Scarsdale, New York, they are undeniably pleased with the results. This ancient comprehensive medical system which includes acupuncture, herbs, exercise and nutrition optimizes the fertility potential for both men and women.