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How Does Acupuncture Work

How does acupuncture work? Acupuncture treatment involves the insertion of fine, sterile needles into specific sites (acupuncture points) along the body.

Eating Right for Your Body Type – Five Elements

Eating Right for Your Body Type – Five Elements Traditional Chinese Medicine, a medical system that has been around for nearly 3,000 years, views the body differently than modern medicine. When the body is broken down to its core, its tiniest molecules can be classified as energy. This means every …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 26, 2017

5 elements
5 elements

Eating Right for Your Body Type – Five Elements

Eating Right for Your Body Type – Five Elements Traditional Chinese Medicine, a medical system that has been around for nearly 3,000 years, views the body differently than modern medicine. When the body is broken down to its core, its tiniest molecules can be classified as energy. This means every …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 26, 2017

Ways to increase nutrient absorption

Acupuncture, the small intestine, and ways to increase nutrient absorption The small intestine is part of the gastrointestinal tract. Up to 90 percent of the digestion and absorption of food occurs in the small intestine and its main function is the absorption of minerals and nutrients from the food we …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 8, 2017

ways to increase intestinal absorption
ways to increase intestinal absorption

Ways to increase nutrient absorption

Acupuncture, the small intestine, and ways to increase nutrient absorption The small intestine is part of the gastrointestinal tract. Up to 90 percent of the digestion and absorption of food occurs in the small intestine and its main function is the absorption of minerals and nutrients from the food we …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 8, 2017

Positive Effects of Acupuncture

What to expect from your first session: Positive effects of acupuncture During an initial session of acupuncture, most practitioners began with an extensive health intake that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to treat the root …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 1, 2017

Positive effects of acupuncture
Positive effects of acupuncture

Positive Effects of Acupuncture

What to expect from your first session: Positive effects of acupuncture During an initial session of acupuncture, most practitioners began with an extensive health intake that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to treat the root …

Post by Ellie Heintze on November 1, 2017

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and lung health

Acupuncture and lung health: A study published by the Natural Health Research Institute suggests acupuncture can improve the breathing ability of COPD patients. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a progressive disease that gradually decreases lung function. The patients in this study received daily acupuncture treatments for twelve weeks using …

Post by Ellie Heintze on October 10, 2017

Acupuncture and lung health
Acupuncture and lung health

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and lung health

Acupuncture and lung health: A study published by the Natural Health Research Institute suggests acupuncture can improve the breathing ability of COPD patients. COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a progressive disease that gradually decreases lung function. The patients in this study received daily acupuncture treatments for twelve weeks using …

Post by Ellie Heintze on October 10, 2017

Building Protective Qi with Acupuncture

Building Protective Qi with TCM Everybody gets sick at some point in their life. For some, it’s just a quick weekend thing.  For others, it can last for several days and even weeks. Why do some people always get sick whenever there is a bug going around and others don’t? …

Post by Ellie Heintze on October 1, 2017

Building protective qi
Building protective qi

Building Protective Qi with Acupuncture

Building Protective Qi with TCM Everybody gets sick at some point in their life. For some, it’s just a quick weekend thing.  For others, it can last for several days and even weeks. Why do some people always get sick whenever there is a bug going around and others don’t? …

Post by Ellie Heintze on October 1, 2017

Acupuncture and the Small Intestine

Gut Review: Acupuncture and the Small Intestine The small intestine is part of the gastrointestinal tract. Up to 90 percent of the digestion and absorption of food occurs in the small intestine and its main function is the absorption of minerals and nutrients from the food we ingest. It is …

Post by Ellie Heintze on August 27, 2017

Acupuncture and the small intestine
Acupuncture and the small intestine

Acupuncture and the Small Intestine

Gut Review: Acupuncture and the Small Intestine The small intestine is part of the gastrointestinal tract. Up to 90 percent of the digestion and absorption of food occurs in the small intestine and its main function is the absorption of minerals and nutrients from the food we ingest. It is …

Post by Ellie Heintze on August 27, 2017

Research Update: Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Acupuncture for Weight Loss An article published in the Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies, substantiates the usage of acupuncture and traditional Chinese herbal formulations can help in the treatment of obesity and weight loss. The article reviewed four clinical studies and 16 animal studies on the effects of traditional …

Post by Ellie Heintze on June 12, 2017

Acupuncture for weight loss
Acupuncture for weight loss

Research Update: Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Acupuncture for Weight Loss An article published in the Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies, substantiates the usage of acupuncture and traditional Chinese herbal formulations can help in the treatment of obesity and weight loss. The article reviewed four clinical studies and 16 animal studies on the effects of traditional …

Post by Ellie Heintze on June 12, 2017

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and Liver Health

Acupuncture and Liver Health The College of Oriental Medicine at Daejeon University conducted and published a study that shows acupuncture can reduce liver toxicity, while protecting the liver and its functions. While this study was conducted on laboratory rats, the information collected shows great promise as to how it can …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 30, 2017

Acupuncture and liver health
Acupuncture and liver health

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and Liver Health

Acupuncture and Liver Health The College of Oriental Medicine at Daejeon University conducted and published a study that shows acupuncture can reduce liver toxicity, while protecting the liver and its functions. While this study was conducted on laboratory rats, the information collected shows great promise as to how it can …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 30, 2017

Acupuncture is more than just needles

Acupuncture: There is a point to that! Acupuncture is more than just needles. Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy. First of …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 1, 2017

Benefits of Acupuncture
Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture is more than just needles

Acupuncture: There is a point to that! Acupuncture is more than just needles. Most people have heard of the field of acupuncture by now, but did you realize the scope of the practice encompasses Chinese medicine, which includes so much more than needles? Let’s explore this ancient therapy. First of …

Post by Ellie Heintze on May 1, 2017

Try These Therapies FIRST Before Drugs for Low Back Pain

It is always interesting when “new” findings come out in medical journals and hit the news. Just this past week a “groundbreaking” guideline was issued by the American College of Physicians that trying noninvasive treatment first for low back pain has been found to be effective for reducing pain. This …

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 22, 2017

low back pain
low back pain

Try These Therapies FIRST Before Drugs for Low Back Pain

It is always interesting when “new” findings come out in medical journals and hit the news. Just this past week a “groundbreaking” guideline was issued by the American College of Physicians that trying noninvasive treatment first for low back pain has been found to be effective for reducing pain. This …

Post by Ellie Heintze on April 22, 2017

Acupuncture Benefits For

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