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Meditation for pain relief

Meditation for Pain-free Living

January 3, 2019

How Can Meditation Help Me?             Life is full of ups and downs. And everybody tends to get overwhelmed at times. But there are many ways of dealing with what happens. Some people go to the gym to workout. Others meet up with friends and enjoy a nice meal with lots…

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Sugar and Inflammation

You are probably eating sugar without realizing it

July 15, 2018

Sugar: The fuel that maintains the fire As a whole, we consume massive amounts of sugar in our diet each day even though it has been linked to a slew of health problems such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer just to name a few. Sugar is a carb that is naturally found in many…

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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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Reducing chronic headaches and migraines

Evidence of Acupuncture Reducing Chronic Headaches & Migraines

January 30, 2018

Can acupuncture reduce chronic headaches and migraines? Simple answer…yes! But HOW?! In acupuncture terms whenever we feel pain there is a blockage of energy (we call Qi “chee”) that is prohibiting the flow of nutrients, blood, and energy to an area, thus creating the feeling of pain. Read more about how acupuncture works by reading…

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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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flu season

Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

January 3, 2017

While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune…

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MSG and Migraines

MSG and its link to migraines

July 6, 2016

What is monosodium glutamate? Monosodium glutamate, more commonly known as MSG, is a sodium salt of glutamic acid, a naturally occurring amino acid found in protein. MSG is often added to foods to enhance flavor. In recent years there has been much talk about MSG and its association with many health issues. But where did…

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Memory

Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp

May 15, 2016

Tips for Keeping Your Memory Sharp Keep Movin’ Believe it or not, when you’re exercising your body, you’re exercising your mind as well. Aerobic exercise gets your blood pumping, which increases the oxygen going to your brain and lowers your risk of disorders such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease that can lead to memory loss.…

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Superfood to fight inflammation

7 Superfoods for Reducing Inflammation

May 8, 2016

Superfoods for Reducing Inflammation You have probably heard by now that inflammation is the basis for most health issues. It’s the fire in the body that is fueled by many things. This fire overtime can lead to many issues: diabetes, heart disease, digestive issues, joint pain/arthritis, and dementia (and more). What can fuel the fire?…

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Psoriasis and Migraine: What’s the Connection?

April 20, 2016

Psoriasis and Migraine Psoriasis is an autoimmune disorder with chronic and systemic inflammation that can affect joints and skin. Psoriasis is actually quite common. Most people think of it as a skin condition, but in fact the root of the condition lies underneath the skin. With psoriasis, a person’s overactive immune system attacks the body’s…

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