Author Archives: Kerry Goodwin

What Does Iron Deficiency Look Like and Are You Getting Enough?

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Do you experience extreme fatigue, shortness of breath, weak immune system, rapid heartbeat, cold hands and feet, poor concentration or memory, restless leg syndrome, dry, dull or brittle hair, brittle or spoon shaped nails, and have a pale complexion? These are all symptoms of iron deficiency anemia. While there are several types of anemia, iron […]

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How Chinese Medicine can help you thrive during the summer season

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As we head into the summer season our calendars fill up with barbecues, farmers markets, fresh seasonal produce, days at the park, and lots of outdoor activities.  It’s easy for healthy habits to fall to the wayside as we tend to allow for less time for sleep, we eat later in the evening and spend […]

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Are you considering detoxing before getting pregnant?

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Are you considering detoxing before getting pregnant?  Many women are now committing to cleanse programs in order to rid their body of dangerous toxins and chemicals that may be passed on to the growing fetus.  Detoxing can be very beneficial when done properly and under the guidance of a care provider.  It can help to […]

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Sleep Great! How Acupuncture Can Help You Catch Some Zzzs

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If you have ever laid awake for hours on end, watching the digital clock slowly creep along through the hours, you know how a sleepless night, not to mention a series of sleepless nights, can wreak havoc on your day. It can become a maddening cycle and make even the most simple daytime tasks feel […]

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Moxibustion and Breech Presentation

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During the last trimester of pregnancy, often occurring during week 34 to 36 your baby will settle lower into the pelvis and ideally in a ‘well-flexed anterior position.’  This optimal position, is back to belly, chin to chest, hands in lap, creating an optimal position for labor.  However, occasionally the baby will be malpositioned or […]

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How to have a pain free period

Do you suffer from menstrual cramps, headache, fatigue, irritability, or breast pain and swelling during your period?  These symptoms are a sign that something bigger is at play, and that your menstrual cycle and uterus could use a bit of love.  Acupuncture is great to regulate the menstrual cycle by promoting a healthy flow free […]

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Spring According to Traditional Chinese Medicine

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The spring season brings to life new growth and time of regeneration. It brings us out of hibernation and encourages outdoor activities in the sun. Changes in nature are happening all around us out in the woods or in our own backyards. We see flowers popping up everywhere and farmers markets gearing up for the […]

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Recipes for Spring -Nourishing Our Bodies According to the Season

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One of my favorite parts of spring is going to the farmers market, getting fresh local produce and cooking delicious in season meals! Below are three recipes I’ll be making for my first outdoor BBQ that are chock full of ingredients that are wonderful to support your liver during the changing of the seasons. And […]

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How to cultivate mindfulness daily

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Mindfulness is defined as achieving a mental state of focusing one’s awareness on the present moment. So often in our day to day lives we are continuously bombarded by schedules so busy that they leave us emotionally, mentally, and physically depleted. This type of fatigue can really take its toll on our general well being […]

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Do you suffer from morning sickness? Chinese Medicine can help!

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Morning sickness is common experience for many women during the first trimester of pregnancy, often the thought, smell, or look of certain foods can send you running for the bathroom or waste basket.  Morning sickness for most women will subside by week 12 to 14, but may sometimes last as long as week 17 or […]

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