A lifetime of fascination with the body’s ability to heal when provided the correct food and environment, Dr. Benita sought out education in multiple healing modalities. Dr. Benita is one of the few in Los Angeles, California that is board certified in fertility and is a fellow of acupuncture board of reproductive medicine. She treats patients undergoing Assisted Reproductive Technology (IVF/IUI) treatments to help maximize their success rates with pregnancy; through acupuncture treatments and herbal formulation, Dr. Benita helps patient to achieve pregnancy naturally by harmonizing Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian axis and Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal axis by reducing stress.
Dr. Benita graduated with a doctorate in women’s health and fertility from Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and completed her doctoral research on the effects of acupuncture on primary dysmenorrhea.
She is licensed with California Board of Acupuncture, after graduating with a Bachelor of Science in biology from University of California, San Diego; and a Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, she founded Peak Life Acupuncture, INC.
Following her education in Raphaology Medicine, Benita became a certified practitioner where she applies a vast knowledge of nutrition, herbs, body, and food interaction and how to facilitate self-healing. Using her extensive knowledge and experience Dr. Benita guides and educates her patients to achieve optimum health while incorporating lifestyle habits in their daily lives. Combining food and herbs with acupuncture techniques, she aims to balance the body andtreat any symptoms and issues her patients may have.
She provides a professional and safe healing environment for patients to address their health issues and enjoy calming and de-stressing acupuncture sessions. Her patients leave each session with many benefits, gaining information about nutrition, guided meditation, deep breathing, and minor lifestyle changes to heal their body and rid their body of symptomatic ailments.