Stop Your Sniffling: Treat Seasonal Allergies with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs!

May 13, 2011

Finally, the sun is out and the warm weather upon us. But for roughly 45 million Americans, seasonal allergies (also known as hay fever or allergic rhinitis) make this time of year a miserable one. How can allergy sufferers enjoy themselves with all the sneezing, runny nose, fatigue, sinus pressure, congestion, red itchy eyes, scratchy […]

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Chinese Medicine From Pre-Conception Through Post-Partum

May 12, 2011

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs can be extremely useful in all stages of gynecological and obstetric care. For thousands of years, women have been treated for help conceiving, through all stages of pregnancy, and during and after childbirth. Below are more details on specific aspects of care. Preconception Acupuncture has been shown to increase blood circulation […]

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Better Blood for Better Fertility!

May 11, 2011

From a Chinese medical perspective, a big part of our general health has to do with the quality and quantity of blood in our bodies. The concept of blood includes more than just the red liquid flowing through us; it’s a type of energy. Although Qi and Blood are thought to move through the body […]

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Manage & Prevent Headaches, Naturally.

May 10, 2011

The onset of a headache is a sign that your body is out of balance, and needs your attention. The faster the headache is relieved, the faster you can get back to your normal quality of life. Useful Tips on How to Manage and Prevent Headaches: Headache Management: Catch it early. As soon as the […]

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Acupuncture: The Natural Pain Reliever

May 9, 2011

The Truth about Chemical Pain Relievers 50 million people in the United States are living with pain1. Many of these people, especially those suffering from chronic pain, use over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers. These drugs, such as Advil, Aleve, Motrin, Tylenol, and others, present minimal risks when used once in a while. But many people rely on OTCs […]

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Treatment of Stress, Anxiety and Panic Attacks with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs

May 8, 2011

Chinese Medicine recognizes that a variety of causes and conditions continually arise in life which shift our energy. Because of these shifts we may not feel happy all the time, nor are we expected to, according to the Chinese medical perspective. In fact, the person in optimal health will experience the full range of emotions, […]

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Chinese Medicine for Skin Conditions Questions and Answers

Your skin is one of the most vulnerable organs of your body. Though seldom life threatening, skin disorders can be very uncomfortable and may cause chronic disabilities. In addition, because skin is so visible, skin disorders can lead to psychological stress. Skin problems, which affect more than 10 million Americans, can be one of the […]

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Don’t Skip Sleep!

May 7, 2011

Many people do not get adequate sleep, and whether it’s due to insomnia or other factors, the issue needs to be solved. Sleep is completely essential to overall health and quality of life, and those deprived of adequate amounts are very likely to experience a range of symptoms, including weight gain, depression or anxiety, diabetes, and […]

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Treating Uterine Fibroids with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs Q&A

May 6, 2011

Q: What are fibroids? A: Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that are made up of the muscle and connective tissue from the wall of the uterus. Fibroids may grow as a single nodule or in clusters and may range in size from 1 mm to more than 20 cm (8 inches) in diameter. According to the […]

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The Magic of Moxa

May 5, 2011

Moxa, also known as Mugwort in English and Artemesia Vulgaris in Latin, is a very special Chinese herb which is applied externally and sometimes decocted as a tea to be taken internally. With a unique spongy texture and a long history of medical use, moxa is one of the highlights of Chinese Medicine! This article will focus on its […]

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