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Acupuncture helps migraines

How does acupuncture help migraines?

January 13, 2019

What does the research say? Acupuncture and Migraines   In a 2017 study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers tested the efficacy of regular acupuncture treatments as a preventative measure to reduce the number of migraine headaches their subjects experienced. From a group of 249 participants, ages 18 – 65 years old, the researchers split…

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Walnuts and your brain

Top reasons to add-in Walnuts to your diet

November 13, 2018

Walnuts and Your Brain Many people like to add walnuts to food to add some zest and a little crunchy kick, but walnuts are much more than a flavor additive, as they are chock full of healthy properties and have been used in Asia as an overall health tonic and brain booster for years. Let’s…

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Natural Treatment Options for Dementia

November 10, 2018

Natural Treatment Options for Dementia Dementia is defined as a chronic disorder of the mental processes caused by either brain injury or brain disease. Dementia is marked by memory disorders, personality changes and impaired reasoning.  Dementia is not a specific disease though. Dementia is an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms characterized…

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Eating healthy

Are you eating healthy?

August 5, 2018

Here are some tips to eating healthy hint…remove the dampness Do you consider yourself a healthy eater? Do you follow the guidelines set forth by the government for healthy eating? Or have you gone rogue? There are as many different definitions of healthy as there are colors in the rainbow. But according to traditional Chinese…

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Improve hearing

5 Steps to Improve Your Hearing

January 26, 2018

5 Steps to Improve Your Hearing Many of us have already experienced or will experience some amount of hearing loss. This can be due to aging or noise-induced factors. Exposure to loud sound over time can permanently damage the ears and result in hearing loss. If you find yourself struggling with hearing and feeling the…

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acupuncture and weight loss

Can acupuncture help with weight loss?

December 27, 2017

Acupuncture for Weight Loss It seems that everybody is always looking for a quick fix or the easiest way out. That is definitely no different when it comes to weight loss. Think about the number of fad diets that have come and gone over the past decade. And the outcome is always the same, weight…

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acupuncture and diabetes

{Research Update} – Acupuncture and Diabetes

December 1, 2017

{Research Update}- Acupuncture and Diabetes A study published by the Healthcare Medicine Institute found acupuncture can effectively decrease symptoms of diabetes. This study actually looked at two clinical trials and determined both showed improvement for the participants. The first trial focused primarily on the usage of acupuncture, coupled with moxibustion. The second trial aimed to…

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Type 1 Diabetes

Acupuncture and Type 1 Diabetes

November 20, 2017

Acupuncture and Type 1 Diabetes Many people may not be aware there are multiple types of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is the most common and most frequently talked about. However, type 1 diabetes is also very prevalent and one that can be very dangerous for those that have it. Type 1 diabetes affects more than…

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IBS Relief with Traditional Chinese Medicine

September 4, 2017

Get to the root of your IBS: Irritable Bowel Syndrome, otherwise known as “spastic colon,” is a common disorder that affects the colon and causes many disruptive symptoms. Many of these symptoms can be managed with a simple change in diet and lifestyle. Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture may be able to help. IBS symptoms…

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Acupuncture for weight loss

Research Update: Acupuncture for Weight Loss

June 12, 2017

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 Chinese medicine for treating obesity.…

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