Yoga For Your Thyroid

Yoga For Your Thyroid ~ by Santa Rosa Acupuncturist Gigi Shames (Georjana Shames), LAc NHD, and yoga instructor/creative director Mesha Kussman

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the laryngeal prominence of the throat.  The thyroid gland is a key factor in your energy, mood, and metabolism.  In other words, a well-functioning thyroid is crucial [...]

Living Well in San Rafael with Acupuncture

Are you a resident of San Rafael, CA, and interested in hearing some tips on living well from San Rafael Acupuncturist Gigi Shames?  Would you like an acupuncturist’s perspective on the best places in San Rafael to eat, shop, walk, hike, swim, do yoga, and so on?

While growing up in Marin in a medical family, [...]

Acupuncture For Thyroid

Hello there. This is Licensed Acupuncturist Georjana Shames, working alongside my physician father Dr. Richard Shames, and today I’d love to talk thyroid with you.

Actually, thyroid conditions run in my family, and for that reason, so does treating thyroid conditions. Now, the thyroid is complex and not always well understood, so let’s start at the [...]

Acupuncture for Menopause Can Help

Hello, this is Licensed Acupuncturist Georjana Shames and today I’d love talk menopause with you.

Great news! Acupuncture can help you ease into the menopause and reduce many of the uncomfortable symptoms woman often experience around the ages of 45-55. If you would like to avoid hormone replacement therapy or if you are already on hormone [...]

Novato Acupuncturist Georjana Shames

Hello, I’m Licensed Acupuncturist Georjana Shames, the daughter of Doctor Richard and Nurse Karilee Shames, and I would love to introduce you to an ancient medicine called acupuncture.  Acupuncturists use very thin needles, medical massage, and various Chinese herbs to treat pain, hormone imbalances, insomnia, emotional distress, infertility, and so on.  We also utilize natural [...]