• All
  • Anti-aging
  • Blood Testing
  • Diet
  • Fertility
  • Functional Medicine
  • Health and Wellness
  • Menopause
  • Osteoporosis
All
  • All
  • Anti-aging
  • Blood Testing
  • Diet
  • Fertility
  • Functional Medicine
  • Health and Wellness
  • Menopause
  • Osteoporosis

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease – Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a type of fatty liver disease caused by factors other than excessive alcohol use. What is Fatty Liver Disease? Fatty …

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An Integrative Approach to Menopause

An Integrative Approach to Menopause

Menopause is nothing to fear.  With an integrative approach to menopause, we can reduce the common symptoms of menopause by addressing your health as a …

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Cosmetic Acupuncture, Micro-needling, and Nano-needling in San Diego, CA

At Fertile Lifestyle Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine, we believe beauty is more effective when combined with ancient wisdom and modern science. That’s why I am …

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The Gut-Brain Connection and Fertility

The Gut-Brain Connection and Fertility

Were you aware you have two brains? In addition to the brain within your cranium, you have what is called an Enteric brain. Technically, it …

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Fertility assessment using Functional Medicine

Fertility assessment using Functional Medicine

Wanting to have a baby but facing a negative pregnancy test month after month can be heartbreaking. Many women will seek out medical help, only …

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Acupuncture for Stress and Fertility

If you’ve ever struggled to get pregnant, you know how stressful the ordeal can be. Between constant doctor’s visits and repeatedly crushed hopes, this struggle …

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Fertility, how can acupuncture and herbs help?

For anyone struggling with infertility, it is quite an emotional rollercoaster. Every month, with another negative reading on the “stick”, can lead to depression and heartbreak. …

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Anti-Aging-can we make a difference?

By Shelly Weber Krahn, L.Ac Feb 18, 2013 (revisited blog) Part 1 So many areas of health can affect us throughout our lives, but aging …

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Anti-Aging-Can we do it? (Part 2)

As I was saying in Part 1, balance is pretty crucial in anti-aging techniques. Some other products, that will, over time, age us faster are: …

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Gluten sensitivity, is it making you sick?

I’d learned about Celiac Disease (Sprue), Crohn’s disease, and Irritable bowel syndrome in college, while training to be a practitioner of oriental medicine. I knew …

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Why do I feel bad, with normal lab ranges?

You’re not feeling your “normal self.”  You feel tired, maybe even depressed, symptoms are popping up that you’ve never experienced before. You know there’s something …

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Stress, are you a duck or a rabbit?

Ducks will get out of the water, shake it off, and move on.Rabbits are jittery, timid, and waiting for the next predator to pounce. Stress …

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Detoxing in the new year

Cleansing in the New Year

Time to clean house, internally that is! I want to help everyone ring in the New Year with some clearing out the old, and making …

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Preventing osteoporosis

Osteoporosis prevention and treatment

This is such an important topic! Every trimester at PCOM, I teach a class about Menopause and Osteoporosis prevention and treatment. When I repeat the …

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How to know if your hormones are out of balance

Are your hormones out of whack? Learn some great ways to help balance them!

“How do I know if my hormones are out of whack?” you ask. Most women know there’s a problem, because they have premenstrual symptoms, such …

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Meet Shelly Weber-Tompkins

Shelly Weber-Tompkins is Integrative Wellness Expert, Licensed Acupuncturist, and Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner specializing in women’s health, fertility, and pregnancy, as well as postpartum, and immune conditions.