Spring Has Sprung

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Five Acupuncture Points for Spring Spring is the season of growth, regeneration, increased activity and new beginnings. During the season of spring, people experience many changes. Allergies, high blood pressure, headaches, sinus pain and congestion, anger, irritation and tendon problems are just some of the issues common to the spring months. Many of these problems [...]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Oriental Medicine

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Carpal Tunnel

Affecting approximately 3 to 6 percent of the general population, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is most commonly caused by continual strain or pressure being put on various nerves and tendons located in the wrists and hands. The disorder is typically caused by trauma, repetitive hand movements such as typing on a computer or performing maintenance [...]

Combatting the Opioid Crisis and Chronic Pain with Acupuncture

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Popppy bud - opiates and opioids are derived from poppies

Each year, more than 17,000 fatalities occur in the United States as a result of the ever-growing prescription opioid epidemic. Heavily influenced by marketing campaigns from pharmaceutical companies, physicians are liberally prescribing painkillers like opioids to combat chronic pain caused by a variety of diseases and illnesses. And when the discussion broaches onto serious medicinal [...]

Consider Acupuncture For Weight Loss

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Acupuncture can help with weight loss

More than 50% of Americans say weight loss is a personal goal, yet only 25% say they are making serious efforts to lose weight, according to research conducted by Gallup. Every year, Americans spend $60 billion trying to lose weight through various methods, including gym memberships, weight loss programs and even weight loss surgery by [...]