Acupuncture Can Improve Your Sleep

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Ah, a good night’s sleep. We all know how important it is, yet for many of us, it’s elusive, challenging, and frustrating. Poor sleep is a sign of imbalance in the body and, if left untreated, it can lead to chronic insomnia and health problems. But what exactly is insomnia? It can be described as […]

Acupuncture For Allergies

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The beauty of spring is in full bloom and the warmer temperatures make outdoor activities very appealing. But for many, enjoying the outdoors comes at a price – seasonal allergies. There are a wide variety of traditional treatments available, from allergy shots to anti-histamines to nasal sprays and eye drops, but they don’t always work […]

Acupuncture For Sports Injuries

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With the arrival of spring and the promise of warmer temperatures, most people are ready to get out of the house and enjoy more outdoor activities. Whether you’re looking forward to golfing, tennis, bicycling, or running, spring is an ideal time to dive back in to all your favorite pursuits. However, after being cooped up […]

Acupuncture As Preventative Medicine

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Many people think of acupuncture as a treatment designed to help people deal with acute or chronic pain. While it is an effective method of addressing ongoing symptoms, acupuncture is also very powerful as a means of preventative medicine. Preventative medicine is taking action toward improving your health before you have any symptoms of illness […]

Chinese Herbal Medicine

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While acupuncture has continued to grow in popularity, there is much less awareness and understanding of Chinese herbal medicine. Used in conjunction with acupuncture, or on their own, herbs have powerful and effective healing powers and can treat a wide variety of issues. Chinese herbal medicine is the most widely practiced herbal tradition in the […]

Acupuncture As A Natural Treatment For Anxiety

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For those suffering from anxiety, life can be a daily struggle that affects every aspect of the day, including waking up, getting ready, and being productive at work. As modern-day living has become busier, anxiety has become more prevalent, affecting 40 million adults in the U.S. It can be caused by many factors and its […]

What Is The Five Element Acupuncture Method?

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One of the major treatment methods within Traditional Chinese Medicine is Five Element Acupuncture, which looks at your body as a microcosm of the natural world. By using the movement of the elements in nature, we can see how nature is moving specifically within you. Each of the five elements – Water, Wood, Fire, Earth, […]

With Acupuncture, What’s Old is New

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Innovation. Acupuncture.  Two words not typically read in the same sentence.  Acupuncture is most often thought of as an ancient art, one that confounds many doctors who struggle to understand it through the lens of Western science, and makes the uninitiated nervous.  But this ancient art that has quietly shown its efficacy throughout the millennia […]

Healing By Invitation As Taught By Children

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But it did happen.  Over and over again I see children respond to acupuncture (laser vs. needles with children) and herbs faster and more dramatically than adults.  Why is this? Healing is a process of invitation and growth.  Just as physical healing requires cell growth and psychological healing requires emotional growth, deep healing supported by […]

Acupuncture for Smoking Cessation

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If you’re New Year’s resolution includes kicking the smoking habit, acupuncture may be able to help with your smoking cessation treatments. Acupuncture is a popular, all-natural way to curb your cravings and unlike other smoking cessation therapies, it is 100 percent nicotine-free. Acupuncture can also be a great supplement, working in conjunction with and enhancing […]