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Acupuncture help PTSD

Can acupuncture help PTSD? Let’s take a look

July 10, 2019

Can acupuncture help PTSD symptoms after natural disaster? Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating mental disorder that can follow a traumatic event. People often report recurring memories of the event, negative changes to mood, and often associated with depression or anxiety. Typical treatments involve psychotherapy and prescription medication. However, in recent years research has…

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Cleanse with acupuncture

Spark your cleanse with acupuncture

April 18, 2019

Spark your Spring cleanse with acupuncture Spring has a natural feeling of change and rebirth about it. In traditional Chinese medicine, one of the organs connected with springtime is the liver. Both of these reasons make spring a great time to try cleansing. Cleansing can be thought of as taking a rest from certain foods…

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Natural treatment for rhinitis

Can acupuncture help prevent allergies?

March 22, 2019

Acupuncture and Allergies: What does the research say? In 2015, the American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy published research that found acupuncture is effective for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is also known as hay fever. The researchers compiled the results from 13 quality studies, which followed 2,365 participants. The various studies confirmed…

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Acupuncture can help PTSD

Using Acupuncture to Treat PTSD

May 19, 2017

Using Acupuncture to Treat PTSD Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is usually associated with past and present military personnel. However, PTSD can affect anybody who has had some sort of traumatic or life changing event, such as a car crash, physical abuse, natural disasters or even the death of a loved one. Any situation causing…

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PTSD

Ways to Combat PTSD Naturally

June 29, 2016

PTSD is a physiological disorder that can result from being exposed to a traumatic event. The disorder results in several different symptoms including anxiety, irritability, insomnia and flashbacks. The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder in someone’s life can be far reaching. Feelings of hopelessness, shame and despair, problems at work or with relationships, serious health…

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Acupuncture and PTSD

Acupuncture for PTSD

June 4, 2016

Acupuncture and PTSD PTSD “Post-traumatic stress disorder” is a physiological disorder that can result from being exposed to a traumatic event. The disorder results in several different symptoms including anxiety, irritability, insomnia and flashbacks. The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder in someone’s life can be far reaching. Feelings of hopelessness, shame and despair, problems at…

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NADA protocol for smoking cessation and PTSD

How the NADA protocol helps treat addiction

April 12, 2016

NADA, which stands for the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, was established in 1985 to promote the NADA protocol acupuncture treatment for addiction. The non-profit organization promotes advocacy and the use of a non-verbal, pharmaceutical free approach to behavioral health. The protocol uses five specific acupuncture points on the ear to treat addiction and to be…

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{Monthly Newsletter}: April 2016

April 1, 2016

April 2016: Monthly Newsletter Topics: Acupuncture and addiction 6 ways to alleviate addiction

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Acupuncture for addiction

6 Ways to Help Alleviate Addiction

March 29, 2016

6  Ways to Help Alleviate Addiction Meditation Mindfulness is an important practice for overcoming addiction. Taking the time to become aware of our body and mind and self-reflect is important in the process of recovery. Meditation, whether or not it’s just five minutes a day of deep breathing in a quiet place, can help keep…

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{Patient Help Sheet}:: Stop Smoking Program

March 26, 2016
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