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Benefits of Acupuncture during Pregnancy

Bringing a child into the world is one of life’s greatest gifts. But, along with the anticipation of that little bundle of joy, often comes some physical challenges and discomfort that can make for a long nine months. Did you know that Acupuncture has been shown to address several issues that come up during pregnancy? Here’s what to know

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Benefits of Acupuncture in a Palliative Care Setting

People entering a hospice or palliative care setting bring with them a host of symptoms and emotions and often a multidisciplinary team of doctors and care providers. Research has shown that the addition of an Acupuncturist to the hospice team can be effective and impactful at providing maximum comfort and improve quality of life.

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The Benefits of Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue

The Mayo Clinic describes Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) as a “complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that lasts for at least six months and that can’t be fully explained by an underlying medical condition. The fatigue worsens with physical or mental activity, but doesn’t improve with rest.” It’s estimated that there are more than 200,000 cases of CFS in

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Chinese New Year 2022 – Year of the Tiger

Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in China for good reason. Each new year brings new energies and opportunities. The celebration begins the day after the first New Moon between January 21 and February 20 each year and lasts until the following Full Moon. These 2 weeks are a time of welcoming and aligning with the new

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Establishing Care with Your Acupuncture Practitioner

Acupuncture has a proven track record of success but if you haven’t yet added Acupuncture to your health care routine, then it’s important to note that your experience will greatly depend on the Acupuncture provider you ultimately choose. And the best way to determine the right Acupuncturist for you is to identify your specific health care needs and goals.

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Three Things to Know About Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine often go hand-in-hand. Herbal medicine is often used in conjunction with Acupuncture, as appropriate, to support the body’s healing process. Just like a traditional medical prescription, herbs are prescribed by Oriental Medicine practitioners to address a variety of health concerns. They are often prescribed as formulas rather than specific individual herbs and are tailored to

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How Kids Can Benefit from Regular Acupuncture Treatments

It’s becoming more and more common for parents to look for natural and effective treatment options to deal with childhood health concerns. Acupuncture is a great option for those looking to keep the whole family healthy in both mind and body. It really doesn’t matter how old you are, young or old, families can benefit greatly from regular Acupuncture

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Acupuncture Meridians and Qi Explained

If you are just beginning to look into Acupuncture, you will be exposed to language you probably aren’t familiar with. One of the first phrases you might come across is the term “meridian.” Meridians are defined as the invisible channels through which Qi (or energy) circulates throughout the body. The Acupuncture points are the locations where the Qi of

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Acupuncture Helps Treat Arthritis Pain

According to the CDC, arthritis is a common health problem in the U.S., affecting more than 54 million people, with this number expected to rise to 78 million in the next 20 years. Among chronic diseases in the U.S., arthritis causes more disability than any other condition, including heart disease, diabetes, and back or spine problems.

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Acupuncture Can Help You Deal with Allergy Symptoms

Research tells us that Acupuncture has been beneficial in treating a variety of conditions including High Blood Pressure, Stress and Anxiety, and Headaches, just to name a few. And the good news is, you can add allergy symptoms to that list as well.

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