Dr. Danett Bean (Doctor of Acupuncture and Asian Medicine), women’s health specialist, author and speaker demonstrates how to make a powerfully healing and delicious postpartum recovery soup, that helped her to recover from postnatal depletion. It can also be used by anyone who needs some replenishing, like those with chronic conditions. Order your 1 month… Continue reading How To Make Your Postnatal Recovery Soup!
So after a frenzy of food possibilities over the holidays, we return to a reality where we are less thrown into such extreme choices of “naughty” and “nice” foods. Many of us seek a fresh start, or at least a definite path to answer the hot question of “What should I eat?” First, it’s a… Continue reading My Journey To Health Part 1- Life As A Vegan
Dr. Danett (Doctor of Acupuncture & Asian Medicine and women’s health specialist) discusses why goji berries are a top choice of herb for preventive care for women. She includes how much goji to use as well as ways to use them and whom should not use them.
While ice cream and slushies can taste and feel so good in summer, the accompanying sugar can aggravate or contribute to undesirable yoni health. When picking your cold treats, try to choose ones that are low in sugar, as they contribute to dampness. You can also make a fruit smoothie of your own with berries,… Continue reading Heavy on the water, light on the sugar: Tips for a Healthy Yoni
“Yeast infections, bacterial vaginosis, oh my!” Okay, so the Wizard of Oz didn’t quite go like that, but these unwanted guests can show up and make you wish you could just click your heels three times and send them home. Any dark, moist environment can breed pathogens/bacteria, and our yonis are no different. However with… Continue reading Balance is key!
What a pleasure it is to be in the middle of summer… the longer days, social gatherings and getting to wear our favorite summer dresses and sandals. In addition to the essential pedicures and waxing, don’t forget about taking care of your yoni. Summer is a wonderful season, but it can also wreak havoc on… Continue reading Is Your Yoni a Hot Mess?
It’s summer and there is nothing that quite hits the spot like water. Whether you are drinking it, or taking a dip. Water is one of the five elements of Traditional Asian Medicine, and in many cultures is revered as the ultimate healer. Water cleanses us, cools us, and soothes us. That being said, it… Continue reading Water, Water Everywhere….
Ever since the days of junior high, a preoccupation with our breasts began for us girls. This preoccupation, I believe, is socially induced and unnatural. The pain of scrutinizing (any part of) yourself to look like something other than what… Continue reading Bustin’ Out: Stand Up for Your Breast- Part 1
When a friend of mine suggested that I get acupuncture, I thought it was a bit extreme. Purposely choosing to get needles, didn’t sound like something I was interested in. Childhood memories of needles that seemed as big as my arm… ‘pain and terror’ were all I could think of. At first thought I declined,… Continue reading Follow the ‘Needle’… My Journey in Acupuncture from Patient to Doctor
I remember in one of my son’s first pediatric visits, his doctor mentioned one essential thing I must do for his health… get out every day (by myself) and walk. It made so much sense. In Chinese Medicine, we talk about a cycle of the elements. The mother element has to be healthy in order… Continue reading Motherhood… The Life.