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Acupuncture and Pain Management

Research Update: Acupuncture and Pain Management A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine examined how acupuncture can be used to treat low back pain. The researchers looked at multiple trials to determine that acupuncture shows great promise in relieving chronic low back pain. The trials were inconclusive about acupuncture for acute low back…

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Four Natural Ways to Cure Migraines

Migraines

Four Natural Ways to Cure Migraines Many people get a migraine now and then, approximately 37 million Americans suffer with migraines. And usually they can be cleared up quickly with over-the-counter medication or other treatment method. Symptoms of a migraine can include nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and even difficulty speaking. For some, migraines become…

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Acupuncture and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder

Research Update: Acupuncture and Seasonal Affective Disorder A study published by the National Institute of Health looked at the management options for treating depression. Depression is one of the most prevalent symptoms of seasonal affective disorder. This study was conducted by the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments. They looked at multiple complementary and…

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Can acupuncture help motivation?

Acupuncture for motivation

What does the research say? Acupuncture for Motivation A study published by the Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine looked at the holistic effects of acupuncture treatments. The study looked at how acupuncture treatments were conducted and evaluated. One of the areas this study looked at is how acupuncture influences the function of the…

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Five Ways to Wake Up and Get Active

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{Fired up}: Tips to Wake Up and Get Active         Everybody experiences times where they have no motivation. Lack of motivation can be caused by many things: the weather, depression, nutritional deficiencies, rejection and even not exercising. For many, this seems contradictory. If I have no motivation, how am I supposed to go…

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Top Tips to Handle Stress

Grab our Stress Guide for free! Top Tips to Handle Stress        The dictionary defines stress in multiple ways, but there is only one that matters when we discuss how stress affects our physical bodies. Stress is defined as a physical, chemical or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. Stress actually…

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What do your lungs have to do with it?

Lung Health

Lung Health: Lungs Emotion/Care and Feeding The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. The lung season is autumn. This is a good time to protect the lungs…

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Understanding stress and pain

Understanding stress

Get our Top Tips to Handle Stress Guide for Free, click here to download!   How Stress Physically Affects Your Body Stress. It’s not a word that makes most of us feel elated or excited. However, stress, by design, is the body’s way of signaling for help or a break in the routine. If we…

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Top Three Acupuncture Points to Reduce Stress

Acupuncture points for stress

Three Acupuncture Points to Reduce Stress The dictionary defines stress in multiple ways, but there is only one that matters when we discuss how stress affects our physical bodies. The definition is this, “stress is a physical, chemical or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension.” And while most people think of stress as…

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Top 5 acupuncture points for Indian Summer

Acupuncture points for indian summer

Five Acupuncture Points for Indian Summer Acupuncture is part of a medical system that dates back nearly 3,500 years. This medical system is known as Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM. TCM acknowledges not four but five seasons. The fifth season, Indian Summer, occurs in late August through mid-September. Each season in TCM has a pair…

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