Scrolling through Facebook you see photos of people out and about, enjoying their seemingly care-free lives. Meanwhile, you are on your couch (again), as it seems impossible to get up to even let the dog out. âWhat is wrong with me?â you think to yourself. How are so many people out, living their best lives? Meanwhile, you feel paralyzed by stress, anxiety, and the weight of the world holding you down.
Many may find that during the holidays isn't a good time to talk about mental health, but we think that's wrong. Your mental health is important all year round. It is okay to admit you'd like to feel better than you currently are. Let's talk about some things you can do to lower stress levels and help manage anxiety or depression this December.
Suffering on the inside and looking "fine" on the outside is frequently the case with a chronic illness. We've heard so many stories of patients who were once healthy and happy...until they started feeling unwell. Some have spent month or years going to doctors and hospitals and being misdiagnosed before the problem of Adrenal Insufficiency or Hypothyroidism was finally diagnosed. Acupuncture aims to restore immune function as well as balance the production and release of thyroid hormones through a variety of approaches ranging from acupuncture and herbal remedies to lifestyle changes and special exercises.
Women who suffer from infertility often experience an influx of emotions when trying to get pregnant. While the process may seem daunting, there are some things you can do to help increase your chances.
With the commencement of the 2020 Olympics (happening this year due to the pandemic), we wanted to dedicate this newsletter to athletes and discuss the many ways that Chinese medicine is used to help prevent and heal injuries and enhance athletic performance.
Over the last year, I believe we have all experienced tragic, terrifying events-- from the fear and isolation of COVID-19 to racial injustices, the presidential election, and recently, the insurrection here in D.C. followed by a heavy military presence. As we are working to regroup and move forward, it is important to recognize the ways in which this last year has affected you and look for symptoms of PTSD.
Stress is something we all deal with. The unfortunate thing about stress is that it doesn't care where you are or what you're doing: driving a car, working at your desk, getting your kids ready for school. It can happen anywhere. Wouldn't it be nice if we told you there is a way to relieve stress no matter where you are?