Diseases & Disorders

Acupuncture takes a holistic approach to understanding normal function and disease processes and focuses as much on the prevention of illness.

How to improve brain health

What are 5 ways to improve brain health?

March 3, 2023

What are 5 ways to improve brain health? If your brain is not functioning optimally, we often can notice. We might “feel a little off”, have trouble thinking or recalling information, feel sluggish, and even have other health issues come up. There are many things that can affect how our brain functions and one of…

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Acupuncture for vision and eye health

7 tips to healthier vision

February 24, 2023

7 tips to healthier vision Do you struggle with dry eyes? Every year does your vision keep getting worse? Or do you have a family history of certain eye disorders and looking for ways to keep your vision in check? There are many ways to improve eye health and prevent damage down the road. Finding…

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How does high glucose lead to neuropathy?

February 7, 2023

How does high glucose lead to neuropathy? If there is one condition that most people know about it is diabetes. Interesting, many people also know the dangers of diabetes, one being very drastic which is possible “foot amputation.” However, many do not know why this happens, how to prevent symptoms from getting that bad, or…

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Top foods for nerve repair

What foods are good for nerve repair?

February 1, 2023

What foods are good for nerve repair? If you suffer from any nerve pain such as a pinched nerve, neuropathy, or even neuropathic pain, you know how debilitating it can be. Often people go to their primary care doctor and then are referred to a neurologist to evaluate their symptoms. In many cases, the cause…

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Non digestive symptoms of celiac disease

Top 3 Non-Digestive Symptoms of Celiac Disease

January 5, 2023

What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by the ingestion of the protein gluten. Gluten causes chronic inflammation and damage to the intestinal cells lining the small intestine. This inflammation and damage to the intestinal cells prohibits nutrient and vitamin absorption leading to malabsorption. People with celiac disease may have symptoms…

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Acupuncture and macular degeneration

What no one tells you about macular degeneration

September 27, 2022

Acupuncture and Macular Degeneration Macular degeneration (MD) is an eye disorder that is characterized by a progressive degeneration of the retina. It is estimated that around 200 million people world wide suffer from this disorder. The incidence of MD increases with age, however there are limited treatment options available. There are two types of MD,…

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Acupuncture for fiboids

Acupuncture and Fibroids – Can we help?

July 15, 2022

Acupuncture and Fibroids – Can we help? Uterine fibroids aka leiomyomas are benign growths on the wall of the uterus. They represent the most common gynecological non-cancerous tumors in reproductive females.  It is estimated that 80% of women will have uterine fibroids at some point in their reproductive years. Symptoms of fibroids: Many are symptom…

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How can acupuncture help chronic back pain?

July 10, 2022

How can acupuncture help chronic back pain? With over a billion people worldwide reporting back pain, it is one of the most expensive and exhausting ailments of our time. It is the third most common reason for a visit to the doctors office (behind skin disorders and osteoarthritis joint issues). How acupuncture helps chronic back…

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Acupuncture for polymyalgia rheumatica

What you need to know about Polymyalgia Rheumatica

June 10, 2022

What you need to know about Polymyalgia Rheumatica Polymyalgia Rheumatica is relatively common inflammatory disease that typically presents in those over age 50. Typical presentation involves seemingly rapid onset of bilateral pain and stiffness in shoulders and lower back/pelvis but can affect multiple joints. Typical inflammatory markers maybe elevated and referral to rheumatology is often…

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Is there hope for Fibromyalgia?

May 25, 2022

Is there hope for Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is defined as having widespread chronic musculoskeletal pain often accompanied by fatigue, sleep issues, mood changes, and anxiety. What is frustrating for those with these symptoms is that fibromyalgia is often a diagnosis of exclusion when all other conditions have been ruled out, and often there is no effective…

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