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Treatment for psoriasis with acupuncture and nutrition

Evidence regarding acupuncture treatment for psoriasis

May 12, 2019

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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Best Tips for Maintaining Healthy Skin

April 2, 2019

6 Ways to Improve/Maintain Youthful Skin   Green tea: Green tea is packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that help sooth and reduce redness in the skin. Some experts believe green tea can help reduce collagen destruction that leads to wrinkles. Try starting with even just one cup of green tea a day so increase…

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Essential Vitamins for optimal health

Feeling off? These 6 essential vitamins might be missing in your diet

August 8, 2018

Essential vitamins for optimum health No doubt you know that you need a wide range of vitamins and minerals in your diet but you might not be so clued up on why they’re so important and what they can do for your health. Vitamin C is an obvious one but there are lots of others…

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Safe cosmetics

How to choose safe cosmetics to promote health and wellness

February 21, 2018

  The cosmetic industry is a multi-billion dollar industry, predicted to have reached $265 billion in 2017. Cosmetics include anything that is prepared to be in contact with the body or teeth such as toothpaste, make-up, and even hair products. With the average adult using about nine cosmetic products a day, it is really important…

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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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Gluten free recipe for healthy skin

Gluten-free Recipe for Healthy Skin

January 13, 2016

Gluten-free Recipe for Healthy Skin Zucchini Chickpea Burgers This vegan and gluten-free recipe is filled with healthy ingredients to boost the skin and overall health! Ingredients: (serves 6) 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves of garlic, minced 1 small onion 1.5 cups of zucchini squeezed dry ½ cup of toasted sunflower seeds ¾ teaspoons of sea…

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healthy summertime skin

Save Your Summertime Skin

June 19, 2015

  Best tips to have healthy skin this summer Now is the time of year when the sun becomes irresistible. As tempting as it is to spend as much time as possible in the warmth of the sun, there are a few precautions to take to protect your skin from harmful rays. Our skin is…

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5 Oils and Alternative Treatments for Healthy Skin

June 17, 2015

5 Oils and Alternative Treatments for Your Skin Skin issues can happen at any age. Whether you have dry, oily or sensitive skin, it can get complicated. Although there are many products on the market that promise to “cure” your skin ailments, natural alternatives have proven to be effective and one of the safest options…

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Natural approach to eczema

Eczema, what is it telling you?

January 26, 2015

  Dr. Heintze’s Feature Article Starting Point Acupuncture was featured in the Winter 2015 Issue of Try Acupuncture Magazine. The Try Acupuncture Magazine has several featured articles including, “Healing with acupuncture during times of stress”, “Help for PMS and cramps: the alternative answer”, and “Good news for Crohn’s disease sufferers”, and Dr. Heintze’s article “Eczema,…

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