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Acupuncture In Lexington & Bostonselfie

Midgie Franz, LicAc, Herbalist, MBA, Certified Holistic Health Counselor

Better Life Acupuncture & Herbs offers a gentle style of acupuncture treatment, which may include a combination of herbal and dietary therapy. Treatments are drawn from comprehensive, in-depth training in Chinese style acupuncture, Chinese Herbal & Western Herbalism, and Holistic Health Counseling.
Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist,
Karolyn “Midgie” Franz provides treatments and consultations in Lexington, MA and Boston, MA.

When Midgie works with patients, she focuses on making you, the patient, feel comfortable. Collaboration between patient and practitioner is extremely pivotal in the healing process, and so it is important for you to feel comfortable with your practitioner. Midgie’s goal is to help you feel better and to help you establish a lasting state of peace, balance and wellbeing. She will pay attention to your own personal goals and then make gentle, relevant suggestions for diet, exercise, and lifestyle modifications based on your goals and drawing on her extensive experience as a health practitioner.

Summer Solstice

During the summer solstice your yang energy reaches its peak. It is important to harness the peak of this yang energy, because as summer shifts into fall yang energy will decline. This great abundance of yang energy will translate throughout your body because during this season you are active and growing.

According to five element theory, during the

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IBS: Relief with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help.

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Acupuncture: Not Just Needles

Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy.

First of all, the practice of Chinese medicine starts with a diagnosis. The practitioner asks many questions to build a history; this includes

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