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About Janet Lee

I'm an acupuncturist in the Kansas City area who focuses primarily on fertility, women's health and sports performance.
10 04, 2024

Protein and Fertility

By |2024-04-16T10:37:25-05:00April 10th, 2024|Uncategorized|0 Comments

One nutrition trend I’ve noticed over the last several months is women trying to eat more protein. I’m on the bandwagon myself, in fact. I want to preserve and add muscle mass, which will help me burn more calories on autopilot—and stay strong as I get older. (But really, I’m #teamburnmorecalories.) I’ve written maaaaaany stories [...]

3 03, 2024

March Is Endometriosis Awareness Month!

By |2024-03-09T14:09:07-06:00March 3rd, 2024|Fertility, period health, reproductive health|0 Comments

The Truth About Endometriosis Thanks to celebs like Amy Schumer, Chrissy Teigen, Halsey, Padma Lakshmi, Bindi Irwin and Julianne Hough, who’ve all revealed they have endometriosis, people are much more familiar with the condition, yet it’s still somewhat mysterious. Doctors and researchers are flummoxed by what causes it. Approximately 10 percent of women [...]

6 06, 2018

Is Acupuncture Effective in Treating Migraines?

By |2021-07-21T14:20:38-05:00June 6th, 2018|Wellness|Comments Off on Is Acupuncture Effective in Treating Migraines?

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. More than 38 million people suffer from migraines and if you’ve never experienced one, it’s hard to understand exactly how disabling they can be. Intense, unrelenting pain, nausea, dizziness, numbness, light sensitivity and fatigue are just a few symptoms of a migraine. More than 4 million people [...]

13 04, 2018

Can Yoga Help with Fertility?

By |2021-07-21T14:21:16-05:00April 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can Yoga Help with Fertility?

Many women who are experiencing fertility issues that may be preventing them from becoming pregnant have turned to yoga. You may wonder if yoga is really beneficial and why it helps women who have had problems conceiving either naturally or with IVF. Yoga is known for its ability to reduce stress and anxiety; however [...]

23 03, 2018

Endometriosis and Fertility

By |2021-07-21T14:25:53-05:00March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Endometriosis and Fertility

Endometriosis. Schematic drawing of various types of endometriosis disease. Female reproductive system. A uterus with broad ligament on the white background. Vector illustration of the uterus. female diseases. March is Endometriosis Awareness Month. Approximately 10 percent of women will experience this often-debilitating condition at some point during their reproductive years. You may [...]

18 03, 2018

4 Health Conditions Acupuncture Can Help Treat

By |2021-07-21T14:24:20-05:00March 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 Health Conditions Acupuncture Can Help Treat

There has been an observable shift in people’s willingness to look beyond traditional western medicine toward complementary medicine. Acupuncture is one of the most popular complementary healing techniques and research is showing it can help treat a large number of illnesses and ailments. It involves inserting fine needles at specific acupuncture points from head [...]

14 02, 2018

Acupuncture for a Healthier Heart

By |2021-07-21T14:28:06-05:00February 14th, 2018|Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture for a Healthier Heart

February is American Heart Month, an opportunity to call attention to heart health and cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death for both men and women. Whether you have a family history of heart disease or you’re just trying to improve heart health, acupuncture—along with healthy lifestyle choices, such as exercise, diet, adequate sleep [...]

10 10, 2017

6 Ways to Minimize Fall Allergies

By |2021-07-21T14:30:39-05:00October 10th, 2017|Exercise, Food, Wellness|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Minimize Fall Allergies

You can dry up fall allergies without meds. Sneezing, a runny nose, itchy eyes, ears and throat, fatigue: Yes, allergy season is in full swing. And if it feels like it’s lasting forever, you may be right. Fall allergies, typically due to ragweed, are lasting longer, according to a study in the Proceedings of [...]

10 03, 2016

6 Ways to Sleep Better Tonight

By |2021-07-21T14:32:17-05:00March 10th, 2016|Exercise, Weight Loss, Wellness|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Sleep Better Tonight

I’m hung over as I write this. No, not from alcohol. I have a melatonin hangover. I woke up in the middle of the night and couldn’t get back to sleep so I took one quarter of a 1 mg tablet. It’s almost noon and my eyes feel a little crossed and I feel [...]

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