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Addictions

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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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acupuncture and addiction

Acupuncture and Addiction

March 24, 2016

Acupuncture and Addiction Addiction affects millions of Americans each year. Whether it’s substance abuse from alcohol, nicotine or other drugs, addiction is a disease that takes treatment and commitment to overcome. Many times, rehabilitation doesn’t work the first time, but takes many tries to really kick a habit for good. Acupuncture has been proven to…

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Heart health, tips to reduce blood pressure

6 Tips to Reduce Your Blood Pressure

February 12, 2016

6 Tips to Reduce Your Blood Pressure Affecting one in three adults, high blood pressure is one of the most common health issues in America and most often the result of busy schedules and high-stress jobs. Sometimes it can be hard to slow down, however, addressing high blood pressure is very important to improving overall…

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acupuncture and addiction

Quit smoking tips to stay smoke-free

November 26, 2015

So you’ve quit smoking, or maybe you’re trying and not sure how long you will last. Either way, quitting is not easy, and staying smoke-free in the long term is even harder. You may have periods of time when you’re feeling confident and a cigarette is the last thing on your mind, or you may…

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