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Acupuncture and Natural Medicine Benefits. Learn simple, yet effective tips on how to improve your health naturally!

treatment options for sprains and strains

Top Natural Treatment Options for Sprains and Strains

June 19, 2018

Acupuncture treatment options for sprains and strains   We’ve all heard of and maybe even experienced a sprain or a strain. But do you really know the difference? A sprain is defined as a stretch or tear of a ligament. A strain, on the other hand, is defined as an injury to a muscle or…

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arthritis pain, carpal tunnel pain

Acupuncture Helps Relieve Arthritis Pain

June 16, 2018

What options are there for relieving arthritis pain? Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis among adults and affects joints in the hands, lower back and neck, causing great discomfort and reduced mobility for millions. Along with joint pain, people also suffer from sleep disturbances, lower mood, and fatigue. Typical Western treatments for osteoarthritis…

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Healthy Eating for Summer

Healthy Eating for Summer

May 23, 2018

What to eat?! Check out our Healthy Eating for Summer Guide   Traditional Chinese Medicine is a medical system that is thousands of years old and incorporates many different modalities. TCM theory emphasizes that Mother Nature provides the right kind of food for the right kind of environment. For instance, if the weather is cold,…

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Reasons to get acupuncture

Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Allergies

April 30, 2018

  Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Allergies Allergies, seasonal or otherwise, is one of the biggest health issues people deal with in the United States. And the numbers are rising every year. Part of this is because our agricultural practices have changed drastically in the past 40 years and our bodies are not accustomed…

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Healthy Eating for spring

Healthy Eating for Spring

April 25, 2018

–> Get a copy of our spring newsletter now!     Healthy Eating for Spring Spring is a time of renewal, regeneration, growth, and energy. Plants and animals awaken from their slumber during the cold winter months, and vital nutrients stored in the roots of the plants and bodies of the animals come to the…

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Liver qi stagnation

What is Liver Qi Stagnation?

April 20, 2018

Liver Qi Stagnation Who really considers their liver? Is it just a wedge-shaped spongy organ that somehow soaks up alcohol and squeezes out blood and digestive biochemicals? An imperfect champion of modern life, buffering us from the burden of late-night fries and whiskey, only to be guiltily appeased with salads and fresh juices the next…

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Seasonal Allergies

Research Update – Acupuncture and Seasonal Allergies

April 14, 2018

What does the research say about acupuncture and seasonal allergies? The American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy published research that found acupuncture effective for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is also known as hay fever. The researchers compiled the results from 13 quality studies, which followed 2,365 participants. The various studies confirmed acupuncture…

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Healthy diet for digestive health

Foods To Avoid With IBS: Part I

April 11, 2018

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition that’s digestive condition characterized by chronic stomach pain, bloating, irregular bowel movements, diarrhea and/or constipation. It’s estimated that upwards of 15% of the United States population suffers from IBS, many of whom do not even realize it. While there’s no known cure for IBS, individuals can prevent symptoms…

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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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IBS

April is IBS Awareness Month!

April 1, 2018

What is Irritable Bowel Syndrome (aka IBS)? IBS is a group of symptoms suffered by an estimated 25-45 million people in the United States. Symptoms include chronic abdominal pain, bloating, excess gas and irregular bowel movements. Symptoms can be brought on by a number of triggers including diet, anxiety, insomnia and stress. IBS is thought…

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Herbal tonics

Herbal Tonics for Allergies

March 30, 2018

It’s that time of year again!…Allergy Season   How do allergies start and what to do about them? An allergy occurs when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance, called an allergen. This could be anything from something you inhale to something you touch to something you eat. An allergic reaction may cause sneezing,…

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Evidence regarding acupuncture treatment for psoriasis

March 19, 2018

Acupuncture treatment for psoriasis What is psoriasis? More than 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis, an autoimmune disorder that can be frustrating and painful.The chronic skin condition is due to an overactive immune system that can be triggered by a number of internal and external factors. Many Western treatments include steroid creams and oral medications that come with…

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safe cosmetics

How to choose safe cosmetics to promote health and wellness

February 21, 2018

To explore safe cosmetics and natural hair care products that I recommend and have shown to also help natural hair growth. Join my VIP club and learn more about a company I have partnered with to increase access to safe and natural hair products, here. The cosmetic industry is a multi-billion dollar industry, predicted to…

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Naturally Healthy Hair Tips

February 18, 2018

To explore products that I recommend and have shown to also help natural hair growth. Join my VIP club and learn more about a company I have partnered with to increase access to safe and natural hair products, here. Healthy hair, skin, and nails are essential for optimum health. We can learn a lot about…

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