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Five Benefits of Consistent Acupuncture Treatments

In a nutshell, traditional Acupuncture, also known as Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM, works under the belief that the body is controlled by a flow of energy called Qi traveling through pathways in the body that are called meridians. Acupuncturists believe that when these pathways become blocked and the energy can’t flow freely, various health problems begin to appear. 

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Acupuncture as an Alternative to Opioids

According to the National Center for Drug Abuse Statistics, almost 50,000 people die every year from opioid overdoses, more than 10 million misuse opioids in a given year, and opioids are a factor in 72% of overdose deaths. You hear about the opioid crisis on the nightly news frequently but what can be done to help people deal with

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Cancer Treatment Side Effects? Acupuncture to the Rescue

Cancer treatments can cause a variety of other side effects that also need to be addressed. More and more research is showing Acupuncture as a viable option for additional pain management for those receiving chemotherapy or surgery and for the common side effects those treatments can bring. These side effects can include neuropathy, dry mouth, constipation, anxiety, and nausea.

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Acupuncture & Skin Conditions

Got Acne, Eczema or Psoriasis? Acupuncture Can Help

Our skin is our most visible organ and can often be the first thing people notice about us. If you suffer from a severe case of acne, eczema, or psoriasis, your skin care is the most important thing you think about. Over-the-counter medicine is a common first line of defense, but often

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Treating Sciatica Pain with Acupuncture

Anyone who has suffered from Sciatic Nerve pain can tell you it can be a very debilitating condition. It is typically caused by an impingement of the Sciatic Nerve in the lower back but the pain is actually felt radiating down the leg and in the buttock. There are several potential causes of Sciatic pain including:

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Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Most of us have those pesky few pounds that just won’t release their grip on us. We might try the latest diet or exercise trend but that weight just won’t come off. Or maybe you have more than just a little weight to lose. Rather than jump on the latest fad diet that sounds too good to be true,

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Acupuncture for a Healthy Prostate

Prostate health might not be at the top of every guy’s health checklist but it’s important for men to get checked and get checked early if they have a family history of issues or cancer. And while it isn’t talked about very much, there is some promising research showing acupuncture is an effective treatment option for prostate health issues. 

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Acupuncture for Better Circulation

Perhaps the greatest benefit of Acupuncture is that this form of Medicine has been practiced for thousands of years and has been specifically used to increase circulation for centuries. At the bedrock of this medicine are the techniques used to stimulate Sympathetic responses resulting in Blood Vessel dilation and increased Blood Flow. Maybe a simpler way of explaining it

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Using Acupuncture to Treat Liver & Kidney Health: Why it Works

According to the National Institutes of Health, Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) affects more than 1 in 7 U.S. adults (an estimated 37 million). And the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that approximately 4.5 million adults have been diagnosed with Liver disease. Those are some sobering statistics, but did you know that Acupuncture has a proven

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Benefits of Acupuncture in Treating Immune Deficiency

Boosting Immunity has become the buzzword of the last two years of the pandemic as everyone has examined ways to keep their Immune Systems strong to repel Covid-19. And most people understand that our Immune Systems are like the guards of the body’s cells, tissues, and organs. A strong Immune System will repel the worst of bacterial and viral invaders

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