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Addictions

Excellent clinical evidence supports the use of acupuncture for addiction control.

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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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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Alternatives to Smoking

Alternative treatments to Quit Smoking

November 18, 2015

Alternative treatments to quit smoking: Acupuncture has been used to treat addiction for many years. Curbing addiction, specifically when it comes to smoking, is not something that can be done overnight. There will be times when you think you won’t be able to stay smoke-free and want to give up. Considering acupuncture treatment when you are trying to quit…

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Acupuncture and Addiction: What does the research say?

November 15, 2015

Acupuncture, Addiction, and Smoking Cessation According to the Huffington Post, more than 2,000 drug and alcohol treatment programs in the U.S. have used ear acupuncture as part of their treatment plans. Ear acupuncture, known as micro-acupuncture, has been proven effective in treating and helping curb addiction. Lincoln Hospital in New York delivered 100 acupuncture treatments a…

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Acupuncture, the Ultimate “Green Healthcare”

July 30, 2015

Wind generators, solar power, geothermal heat, natural cleaning products, organic clothing. There are seemingly endless means by which to shrink your carbon footprint and lessen your impact on the environment. But while our planet manages to garner heavy doses of TLC, there continues to exist a large dumping ground for dangerous toxins, chemicals, and man-made…

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Quit Smoking with Acupuncture

March 8, 2015

Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you are on your way to kicking the habit and becoming smoke-free and healthier. Every year, more than 3 million Americans try to quit smoking, but only half of them succeed. With the help of acupuncture you have a greater chance of success! Most experts agree that quitting smoking is…

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Acupuncture for Quitting Smoking

October 6, 2014

Consider kicking the habit! 5 Facts to Know When Using Acupuncture to Quit Smoking Smoking is a strong, complicated addiction. Quitting smoking is no small task and you will need lots of support to be successful. You need the best tools to help with the physical and emotional symptoms, and acupuncture is a great resource…

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Coffee Benefits

No coffee, no problem…?!

September 30, 2014

  What I learned about coffee Many of you know that I am a coffee lover…some say coffee snob. I drink coffee black. Over the years of perfecting my palate, I pride myself on being able to tell the difference of different brands of coffee around Seattle just by trying their drip. This is a…

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