i believe we all deserve to feel our best and live a life filled with vitality.

Welcome! I’m so glad you’re here. I’m Lauren Hurst and I’m a Registered Dietitian, Licensed Acupuncturist, Certified Chinese herbalist, and Functional Nutrition nerd.

I help my patients address their health concerns by blending functional lab testing, traditional Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture, cupping, and moxibustion therapies, as needed. I believe in treating the root cause of their health issue, giving them the tools they need, teaching them how to improve their health condition, and supporting them along the way.

services

I offer a variety of related services to treat and prevent a wide range of conditions, including pain, digestive issues, women’s health issues, autoimmune conditions, fertility and pregnancy, allergies, headaches, and more.

My goal is to help guide you towards the best set of treatments for your specific needs, which could include acupuncture, herbal remedies, nutritional counseling and supplementation, cleansing, cupping or moxibustion.

Acupuncture

A major component of Eastern Medicine in which hair-thin needles are inserted into specific points in the body, this tried and true therapy is gentle, effective, and deeply relaxing.

Nutrition

Food is medicine and proper nutrition impacts every aspect of your physical and emotional life. Discover how powerful nutrition can be for you and your needs.

Chinese Medicine

Ancient wisdom and therapies blended with cutting edge analytical tools, discover how we’ve blended ancient and modern to help you heal.

hi! i’m lauren.

A board certified Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Registered Dietitian.

I am committed to helping patients address health concerns that are preventing them from living life to its fullest.

Given my background in Western medicine, I recognize the importance of coordination with your other healthcare providers to ensure the best possible care.

“Lauren is my magic bullet. I work with her on energy, productivity, digestion, and nutrition. I’m sold and she’s stuck with me forever and ever.”

KB, Entrepreneur

heal yourself - you deserve to feel your best

Ready to book your appointment? Click the button below and schedule your time now.

Still have questions about how I work? Reach out and ask away--- I am here to help you!

Why You Should be Drinking Bone Broth

Why You Should be Drinking Bone Broth

Why You Should Be Drinking Bone Broth: Homemade bone broth is very easy to make, delicious to consume (if made properly!), and is a rich source of minerals, like calcium, phosphorous, magnesium, and potassium in forms that your body can easily absorb. It’s also rich...

read more
What is B12?

What is B12?

What is B12? Vitamin B12, also known as cobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin required for many reactions in your body as well as for the health of your nerves, red blood cells, and DNA. Its most important role is as a methyl group donor, which is a crucial step in...

read more
Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial Sweeteners

Let’s talk about the truth behind artificial sweeteners…the bitter truth. Though artificial sweeteners have been approved and declared “safe” for human consumption, there are many health risks associated with these pink, blue, and yellow packets. These sweeteners are...

read more
Colds and Flu

Colds and Flu

As we enter cold and flu season, I’m frequently asked for tips on strengthening the immune system and preventing illness. Reports are showing that the flu is especially strong this year, and Flu B (a stronger strain of flu) is on the rise this year. Yikes! The good...

read more
9 Warning Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

9 Warning Signs of Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium: A Miracle Mineral: Are you Deficient? Magnesium---a mighty little mineral and one of my personal favorites! Sadly, 80% of Americans are thought to be deficient in this amazing mineral because our soil (and food supply) are depleted. EIGHTY PERCENT!!! So...

read more
4 Steps to Overcome Sugar Cravings

4 Steps to Overcome Sugar Cravings

Are you addicted to sugar? You’re not alone! Sugar is one of **the** most addictive substances we have. In fact, when you ingest sugar, it activates the same part of the brain as cocaine and it’s thought to be EIGHT times more addictive. It’s a drug…..a tasty one, but...

read more
austin location

2520 Longview Street, Suite 310
Austin, Texas 78705 (map)

512.298.8191

south texas location

5505 S. Expressway 77 Suite 200
Harlingen, Texas 78550 (map)

956.412.2200