About Dr. Christiane Siebert, DACM

Christiane Siebert is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine who likes to explore the myriad ways in which we can use integrative holistic medicine to enrich our lives.

Nourishing Yourself In Pregnancy

“When you’re pregnant you’re eating for two” is an old saying that deserves a closer look. Obviously, it doesn’t mean you should be eating twice as much as before. But let’s delve a bit into what’s different now and how to approach this important dimension of your journey to growing your family. These days, many [...]

Fasting, the Missing Piece?

If hunger pangs are the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of fasting, you may want to read on to put your gut reaction a bit in perspective. First of all, let’s clear up a common misconception that fasting and starving are somehow related or even the same thing. They’re not! [...]

Shoulders Are a Climber’s Achilles Heel

How come so many climbers develop shoulder problems? Almost all my friends, most of whom have been climbing for years if not decades, have been sidelined by acute or chronic shoulder injuries at times. I’m no stranger to this issue myself. Orthopedists primarily use imaging diagnostics such as x-rays and MRIs to look for structural [...]

Why Is It So Hard to Lose Weight?

Weight gain is a common concern among women approaching and passing into menopause. It can feel like the whole world is conspiring against you, and no diet seems to be making a dent. What’s going on? What we’re up against For decades, government agencies, medical associations and industry groups have perpetuated misconceptions, or outright lies, [...]

Honing Your Fertility Awareness

There are at least three good reasons for honing awareness of your natural fertility: It can help you get pregnant more easily; it can help you avoid pregnancy naturally; and it can provide a treasure trove of information about your health. The fertility awareness method (FAM) has been around for a long time. It teaches [...]

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Hashimoto’s: Your Thyroid Under Attack

Women are eight times more likely to develop autoimmune thyroiditis, also known as Hashimoto’s, than men. The diagnosis is usually made in their thirties or forties. So, what’s in the name? Autoimmunity means that your immune system begins to attack your body’s own tissues because it is losing its ability to distinguish between self and [...]

Stress Relief From Mother Nature

If you feel anxious and stressed, take a deep breath. Really! A sense of overwhelm, feelings of anxiety and depression, as well as nervous exhaustion are extremely common. Most of us experience them in one form or another sometimes in our lives. For some of us, however, they can become a state that we find [...]

Caring For Your Lymphatic System

Most people have only a vague notion of what their lymphatic system is or does, so I decided to provide an overview of this marvel of your anatomy and physiology, along with a few tips to care for the health of your lymphatic system naturally. The lymphatic system lives a bit in the shadow of [...]

How to Take Herbs

The wonderful and wondrous world of botanical medicine appeals to the layperson as much as to the professional health care provider. Botanical medicine has been the trusty companion of humanity since our earliest days. Our ancestors had intimate knowledge of the flora and fauna in their environment both for nourishment and healing. They may have [...]

Menopause: A Transition Not to Be Missed

Every good thing comes to an end, I like to say; and that applies to our reproductive capacity, too. But that doesn’t mean life after menopause is a complete drudgery and not something to look forward to. Au contraire! What’s in store? Actually, many women are looking forward to the freedom and stability the ending [...]

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