Doctor’s Blog on Acupuncture Benefits

Cancer Care with Acupuncture

Cancer Care: How Acupuncture Helps

November 1, 2014

Cancer. It’s a diagnosis that no one wants to hear. It can leave you feeling frightened, uncertain, and powerless. But if you or a loved one is facing cancer, it’s important to have hope. In many cases, cancer can be cured, especially when it’s detected early. There are more treatments available now than ever before…

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Super spleen and optimal digestion

Your Super Spleen: Key to Healthy Digestion

October 10, 2014

Your super sleep and healthy digestion Did you know that Western and Eastern medicine both gather information about your health by how well your digestion is doing? The Spleen and Stomach, according to Chinese Medicine, provide the body with nourishment. Food is ingested, digested, transformed, transported, and assimilated into the physical body, creating bone, muscle,…

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Acupuncture for smoking cessation

Acupuncture for Quitting Smoking

October 6, 2014

Acupuncture for Quitting Smoking Consider kicking the habit! Smoking is a strong, complicated addiction. Quitting smoking is no small task and you will need lots of support to be successful. You need the best tools to help with the physical and emotional symptoms, and acupuncture is a great resource to help you succeed. 5 Facts…

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Acupuncture treats chronic stress

Further Research Closing in on How Acupuncture Treats Chronic Stress

October 2, 2014

  Is there a natural way to treat chronic stress? It is a widely held belief that acupuncture is a great way to relieve stress. Several studies have seen groups diagnosed with chronic stress display remarkable improvement in quality of life and lower stress levels due to acupuncture. Despite this evidence it has remained largely…

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Coffee Benefits

No coffee, no problem…?!

September 30, 2014

  What I learned about coffee Many of you know that I am a coffee lover…some say coffee snob. I drink coffee black. Over the years of perfecting my palate, I pride myself on being able to tell the difference of different brands of coffee around Seattle just by trying their drip. This is a…

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Summer eating tips

Summer Eating Tips

September 29, 2014

  Summer Eating Tips for Optimal Wellness It should come as no surprise that I recommend eating lots of fruits and vegetables in the summer. In fact, I recommend eating fruits and vegetables all year, but in the summer they are especially important. Finding local veggies at the Farmer’s market is your go-to source. Summer…

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What you need to know about endocrine disruptors

9 Ways to Rid Your Home of Endocrine Disruptors

September 25, 2014

9 Ways to Rid Your Home of Endocrine Disruptors Can a shower curtain be bad for your health? It can if it contains phthalates. Phthalates are just some of over 800 chemicals that are labeled as endocrine disruptors. These chemicals are toxic for a number of reasons. They may mimic estrogen, androgen or thyroid hormones…

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Acupuncture for pain management

Acupuncture Treatments You Have Never Heard of

September 25, 2014

  Acupuncture treatments for optimal health Most people know that one way to feel better is with acupuncture. You go to your acupuncturist feeling bad. A few needles are placed and you leave feeling lighter, energized, more pain-free. Using acupuncture needles to heal is part of a broader medical system called Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).…

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