About Lynn

lynn jaffeeLynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and the author of the book, Simple Steps: The Chinese Way to Better Health, a clear and concise explanation of Chinese medicine for the lay person. She is co-author of the book, The BodyWise Woman, a personal health manual for physically active women and girls. Read more about Lynn...

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Are Your Cosmetics Making You Sick?

There is nothing better than finding a new shampoo that leaves your hair feeling healthy and shiny.  It’s even better if that shampoo smells really good, too.  But what if that wonderful new shampoo contained ingredients that weren’t good for you?  In fact, what if not only your shampoo, but all of the products you put on your body routinely contained ingredients that irritated your skin, messed with your hormones, or even had the potential to cause cancer?  Well, guess what?  Many of them . . . → Read More: Are Your Cosmetics Making You Sick?

Garden of Eatin'

If you’re like me, the idea of walking out your back door to pick vegetables for dinner is incredibly appealing.  Right now, my back patio is home to three large tomato plants and two huge pots of greens.  This weekend, I’ll plant the rest of my garden, water, and wait for the returns.


Unfortunately, my lower back is home to a nagging pain, which is telling me I’ve . . . → Read More: Garden of Eatin'

The Face You Deserve

Several years ago, Corrine* came to me for cosmetic acupuncture. Corrine was was a pretty woman in her early fifties who wanted to look a little younger and wanted to try cosmetic acupuncture as a way of dialing back a few years.

Cosmetic acupuncture is a form of facial rejuvenation using the principles of acupuncture and Chinese medicine. It works by increasing the circulation of energy, blood, and nutrients to the face through acupuncture treatments.

During my sessions with Corrine, . . . → Read More: The Face You Deserve