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Can acupuncture help heart health?

June 28, 2019

Acupuncture and Heart Health, Let’s see what the research says Acupuncture is commonly known for its ability to treat chronic pain. But what about other conditions like heart health? Acupuncture may improve heart health A study published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) looked at the prevalence of acute myocardial infarction, or heart attacks,…

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10 Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol

December 2, 2018

How You Can Lower Your Cholesterol the Natural Way   High cholesterol can make you more likely to get heart disease so it’s definitely something you want to keep a handle on and take some steps to lower, if needs be. Even if your cholesterol is already on the high side, there’s quite a bit…

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Nutrition for Heart Health & Hypertension

September 2, 2016

In Oriental medicine (OM), we use food as medicine. OM nutrition combines ancient wisdom with modern science. Proving a holistic approach to nutrition, which aims to balance all five flavors within most meals with one or two flavors being emphasized for therapeutic purposes. OM nutrition for a hypertension emphasizes bitter flavors, sour flavors and energetically-cooling foods.…

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{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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6 Healthy Foods for the Heart

February 8, 2016

6 Healthy Foods for the Heart Changing the way you eat is one of the best ways to improve heart health. By making an active choice to improve your lifestyle, you can see your heart health improve greatly as well. Below are superfoods to incorporate into your diet. Salmon Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids, which…

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