Acupuncture, Press, Prism Blog

Spotlight with BCA Clinic

July Practitioner Spotlight with Katrina Hanson My favorite part of my job is watching people regain ownership of their healing process, reconnect with their bodies, and make positive changes in their lives. I came to acupuncture through a love of herbal medicine, sparked by my botanist father who taught me a deep appreciation for plants. … Continue reading

Fertility and Pregnancy, Prism Blog, Sex & Relationships, Transgender Wellness

Does Sex Cause Miscarriages? Guest Post by Tynan Rhea of postpartumsex.com

This article should not be used to replace medical advice. If your doctor has advised you to abstain from sex for fear of miscarriage and you do not have any of the conditions listed below, you may benefit from a second opinion, further research, or asking your doctor to explain why it’s important for your … Continue reading

Acupuncture, For Providers, Press, Prism Blog, Transgender Wellness

Acupuncture and Trans Medicine

Just a little throwback to this video about my gender-inclusivity activism at my alma mater, the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College (AIMC) Berkeley. It's so wonderful to reflect on how much my practice and my knowledge has evolved; all with the support of my wonderful patients. This has been a long process and I'm looking … Continue reading

Endometriosis, Fertility and Pregnancy, Menopause and Beyond, PCOS, Prism Blog, Take Charge of Your Hormones E-Course, Transgender Wellness

Balance Your Hormones While You Sleep

Welcome to part six of Prism's free six part e-course. Ready to take charge of your hormones? Join us for the full course by signing up for our newsletter! Already subscribed? Check out the course here. How to Balance Hormones with Sleep. Enough quality sleep builds our immune systems, repairs cellular damage, reduces inflammation in … Continue reading

Endometriosis, Fertility and Pregnancy, Menopause and Beyond, PCOS, Prism Blog, Take Charge of Your Hormones E-Course, Transgender Wellness

10 Ways to Eliminate Cancer-Causing Estrogens

Welcome to part five of Prism's free six part e-course. Ready to take charge of your hormones? Join us for the full course by signing up for our newsletter! Already subscribed? Check out the course here. What are Xenoestrogens? Xenoestrogens are hormones in the environment that mimic estrogen. Unlike naturally produced estrogens, when xenoestrogens enter … Continue reading

Endometriosis, Fertility and Pregnancy, Menopause and Beyond, PCOS, Prism Blog, Take Charge of Your Hormones E-Course, Transgender Wellness

How to Balance Your Hormones with Exercise

Welcome to part four of Prism's free six part e-course. Ready to take charge of your hormones? Join us for the full course by signing up for our newsletter! Already subscribed? Check out the course here. How to Balance Hormones with Exercise. We all know exercise is good for us. We also know that too … Continue reading

Endometriosis, Fertility and Pregnancy, Menopause and Beyond, PCOS, Prism Blog, Take Charge of Your Hormones E-Course, Transgender Wellness

6 Ways Water Helps You Balance Your Hormones

Welcome to part three of Prism's free six part e-course. Ready to take charge of your hormones? Join us for the full course by signing up for our newsletter! Already subscribed? Check out the course here. We Are Water. Water makes up 1/2 to 1/3 of our body weight. Our bodies depend on water for … Continue reading

Endometriosis, Fertility and Pregnancy, Menopause and Beyond, PCOS, Prism Blog, Take Charge of Your Hormones E-Course, Transgender Wellness

Healthy Fats

Welcome to part two of Prism's free six part e-course. Ready to take charge of your hormones? Join us for the full course by signing up for our newsletter! Already subscribed? Check out the course here. Fat is good for you. Coconut oil has been getting a lot of attention lately, but after 30 years … Continue reading

Endometriosis, Fertility and Pregnancy, Menopause and Beyond, PCOS, Prism Blog, Surgical Recovery, Take Charge of Your Hormones E-Course, Transgender Wellness

Fiber Fiber Fiber!

Welcome to part one of Prism's free six part e-course. Ready to take charge of your hormones? Join us for the full course by signing up for our newsletter! Already subscribed? Check out the course here. Everyone knows fiber is important, but do you know why? You've probably heard that fiber is a good way … Continue reading

hair loss, Menopause and Beyond, PCOS, Prism Blog, Transgender Wellness

Stop Hair Loss in Its Tracks

Hair loss can have several causes, from stress to genetics to autoimmune disorders. Some of these are easier to solve than others, but treating our hair (and bodies) well can help slow -and in some cases reverse- hair loss no matter what the cause.