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Chronic Problems

Growing numbers have sought out acupuncturists for chronic health problems — when conventional medicine either hasn’t worked nor has answers.

Food can affect more than your weight

How Food Can Affect More Than Your Weight

July 29, 2018

You are what you eat?! Food can affect more than your weight What you eat can affect many areas of your health from your mood to how well you sleep. As you’ll see in this article, your body needs a wide range of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients to keep you in great physical and…

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Serious Neck Pain

April 5, 2018

Intense or serious neck pain can be quite debilitating.  Neck pain that is often intense can lead to missed time from work, poor concentration, low energy, and sleep disturbance. Often neck pain is accompanied with stiff neck, muscle tightness or muscle spasms, and headaches. What causes serious neck pain? Some causes of neck pain include,…

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Neck Muscle Pain Relief

April 3, 2018

Neck and muscle pain can be quite debilitating. They often occur together and can lead to muscle spasms, headaches, sleep disturbance, and low energy. What causes neck muscle pain? The most common causes of neck muscle pain are stress, initial injury, or trauma. Neck pain such as whiplash can occur after a car accident or…

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Neck And Shoulder Pain Treatment

April 5, 2017

Got a pain in the neck? Acupuncture and trigger point injections are often sought after for neck and shoulder pain treatment.     Acupuncture is an important tool in the relief and treatment of neck and shoulder pain. Not only can people find relief in their initial session but also acupuncture works to address the…

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Whiplash and neck pain following car accident

What you need to know if you have been in a car accident

July 29, 2016

What You Need to Know if You’re in a Car Accident Car accidents can be very traumatic and stressful for those involved. Not only are they unexpected but they may also cause you to take time off from work, get your car repaired, deal with insurance companies, and seek medical care if you have been…

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Immune system

Acupuncture and your immune system

April 1, 2016

TCM and your immune system Your immune system is the most important part of your body when it comes to staying healthy and fighting off disease and illness. It works by detecting harmful pathogens and viruses and protecting your body against them. When your immune system is not running properly, the body becomes more susceptible…

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Acupuncture and Blood Pressure

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and Heart Health

February 26, 2016

Acupuncture & Heart Health Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the world with over 375,000 Americans who die from it each year. A systematic review of 16 trials found that acupuncture can reduce the risk of heart attack when used as an addition to conventional treatment. A study done by the Department of…

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Acupuncture for healthy skin

Acupuncture for Healthy Skin

January 10, 2016

A lot of people are curious about how old I am…because I look so young to be a doctor. I jokingly say, “its the acupuncture” and it gets a laugh every time. But it is true, it is the acupuncture along with diet, exercise, and feeding my body and digestive system with healthy foods which…

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Diabetes

5 Tips to Help Your Diabetes

November 20, 2015

5 Tips to Help Your Diabetes There are about 29 million people in the United States who suffer from type 2 diabetes, an illness that is becoming increasingly common and is also highly preventable. With lifestyle changes, diabetes can be managed and prevented. Aim for a healthy weight When you have extra weight, this can…

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acupuncture and addiction, smoking cessation

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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