Acupuncture consists of inserting hair thin, sterile, and stainless-steel needles into specific points on the body known as acupuncture points. The acupuncture points are located on channels that are interconnected throughout your body. Each channel and its paired organ have certain TCM physiologic functions which can lead to disease when compromised. Stimulating specific acupuncture points can correct physiologic dysfunctions which results in a healing response. Acupuncture also promotes relaxation and a sense of well-being through the release of endorphins and other beneficial neurotransmitters.

What does craving sweets have do to with my spleen?


Since we have been in this COVID-19 quarantine, many people have told me they have had major cravings for cookies, cake, or anything sweet. An explanation from Traditional Chinese Medicine One explanation is that we turn to sweets, a comfort food, in difficult times because they satisfy a psychological need. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) also [...]

What does craving sweets have do to with my spleen?2020-04-08T12:11:02+00:00

¿Por qué se me antojan tanto los dulces?


Durante este tiempo que casi todos estamos encuevados por la COVID-19, varias personas me han comentado que están sintiendo mucho antojo de comer galletas, pastel, o cualquier comida que sea dulce. ¿Por qué será? Una explicación podría ser que los dulces son una “comida reconfortante” (comfort food). Entonces, en tiempos difíciles nos da por [...]

¿Por qué se me antojan tanto los dulces?2020-04-06T14:25:04+00:00

Online Consultations & How To Strengthen Your Immune System


At Vida Acupuncture our priority is the health and safety of you and your family.  Per Governor Whitmer’s most recent Executive Order on March 23, 2020, acupuncture clinics are not mandated to close.  However, at Vida Acupuncture, we have taken the precautionary measure to temporarily stop providing services from March 16th until April 13th and [...]

Online Consultations & How To Strengthen Your Immune System2020-03-25T15:19:53+00:00

What is Acupuncture and does it hurt?


The first question a person asks me about acupuncture is: Does it hurt? If you were to ask any of my patients, they would say "no". My patients are surprised at how relaxed and calm they feel with an acupuncture treatment. Acupuncture as a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has existed for over 2,000 [...]

What is Acupuncture and does it hurt?2019-09-20T19:32:52+00:00
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