• Acupuncture and Natural Therapies for Immunity

    Posted on November 8, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Perhaps one of the greatest strengths of natural therapies is their ability to optimize immune function and prevent illness and disease. In particular, Chinese and naturopathic medicine have a tremendous arsenal of natural remedies that can effectively heighten immunity and greatly reduce the chance of serious pathology from occurring. Immune weakness is certainly a ubiquitous […]

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  • Preparing for Battle against Colds and Flu

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    We are in the midst of flu season, and reports on the news are frightening. There have been deaths, and hundreds of hospitalizations. Usually these stories lead to a plea for you to get the flu shot. Now there are reports of flu vaccine shortages. Feeling panicked? Take a deep breath and read on. Focus […]

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  • Food Cures: Sinus Congestion

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    You’re feeling stopped up. Some over the counter meds work, but they can have side effects. Sometimes you feel too wound up, or too dried out, or maybe just out of it. Lucky for you, simple diet changes can go a long way towards clearing up your congestion. It’s a bit of trial and error […]

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  • Acupuncture and Alternative Treatment Options for Insomnia

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    Acupuncture and Chinese herbs are useful treatments for insomnia. Let’s go over what a typical acupuncture insomnia treatment looks like, and then I’ll share some useful tips on sleeping better. Putting the Pieces Together The first part of your treatment is the diagnostic process. In Chinese medicine, I do this by getting a thorough health history […]

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  • Acupuncture and Natural Treatment Options for Depression

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    Approximately 38 million Americans suffer with chronic anxiety or depression. One out of eight adults are currently taking antidepressant medications. While these medications can offer support and benefit on certain occasions, there are indeed many people that do not respond well to this form of treatment. This can be due to a number of factors […]

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  • Post-Holiday Food Fixes

    Posted on November 8, 2014 by in nutrition, recipes, Uncategorized

    I don’t know about you, but I tend to over indulge on holiday weekends.  Depending on your tastes, the Fourth of July means barbecue, apple pie, ice cream, soda, beer and cocktails.  It could be a little hard to get out of bed and start a new week after that.  If you are feeling sluggish, and […]

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  • Acupuncture and Natural Therapies for Digestion

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  • Acupuncture and Natural Therapies for Endometriosis

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    Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine is one of the few natural treatment options that can be profoundly helpful for women suffering from endometriosis. This condition, which occurs when the tissue that lines the endometrium is found to be growing outside the uterus, is a painful and sometimes debilitating condition that affects 10 to 20% of […]

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  • Acupuncture and Natural Treatment Options for Menstrual Cramps

    Posted on November 8, 2014 by in Uncategorized

    Many women have resigned themselves to simply putting up with uncomfortable symptoms every month. They simply think that this is normal and that there is no treatment available for it. When I tell women that acupuncture and herbs work very well, many do not believe me until they start to see miraculous changes in their […]

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  • Different Causes of Infertility According to Acupuncture Theory

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    Acupuncture helps improve fertility by regulating menstrual cycles and healing the reproductive system.  In general, infertility is caused by either an excess or a deficiency. In other words, the goal of the treatment is to clear something out of the body, move obstructions of the qi and blood, or add something back to the body. […]

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