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Cancer

Acupuncture is used to treat a variety of symptoms and conditions associated with cancer and the side effects of cancer treatments.

Ways to protect your skin

Seven Ways to Protect Against Skin Cancer

May 26, 2017

Seven Ways to Protect Against Skin Cancer Skin cancer is no joke. It can be deadly if you let it manifest. The leading cause of skin cancer is overexposure to the sun. Fortunately, there are a lot of ways we can prevent against skin cancer. Check out these ways to protect against skin cancer. 1.…

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Acupuncture and colon cancer

Acupuncture and colon cancer

March 16, 2017

Acupuncture and colon cancer Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States with about 60,000 deaths from it every year. Like all cancer, treatment can be long, uncomfortable and come with many side effects. Those getting chemotherapy may experience nausea, vomiting, postoperative pain, cancer related pain, insomnia and anxiety. The chronic…

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Acupuncture for cancer care

Natural Ways to Help Stay in Cancer Remission

June 16, 2016

Lifestyle changes Diet can be a huge factor for staying healthy during cancer remission. You want to treat your body as best you can to prevent cancer from coming back. Boosting your immunity is essential for keeping your body’s defense working as it should. Berries are a no-brainer. Filled with cancer-fighting antioxidants, make sure you’re…

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Acupuncture and cancer care

3 Ways to Support Cancer Care

June 8, 2016

Being diagnosed with cancer is a very difficult and challenging time. One of the ways alternative medicine can help in the treatment of cancer is to provide complementary and conjunctive care in combatting the side effects from chemotherapy. Having nutritional guidance on what foods to eat to help with nausea as well as getting adequate…

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Daily habits

6 Daily Habits to Cut Cancer Risk

June 1, 2016

  Quit the tobacco, and don’t start if you haven’t already It should be common sense now that smoking or chewing tobacco can lead to multiple types of cancer. If you are trying to quit, you are not alone. Try joining a support group or making a plan for yourself to set goals for quitting.…

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Acupuncture and Immune System

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and Immune System

April 15, 2016

Acupuncture and Immune System Acupuncture has been proven to be beneficial to the immune system in numerous studies. One study published in the Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2014 analyzed cancer patients after they received acupuncture treatment. The study found that there was a significant increase in blood cells as well as a decrease…

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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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Cancer Care with Acupuncture

Cancer Care: How Acupuncture Helps

November 1, 2014

Cancer. It’s a diagnosis that no one wants to hear. It can leave you feeling frightened, uncertain, and powerless. But if you or a loved one is facing cancer, it’s important to have hope. In many cases, cancer can be cured, especially when it’s detected early. There are more treatments available now than ever before…

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