Acupuncture can help PTSD

Using Acupuncture to Treat PTSD

May 19, 2017

Using Acupuncture to Treat PTSD Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is usually associated with past and present military personnel. However, PTSD can affect anybody who has had some sort of traumatic or life changing event, such as a car crash, physical abuse, natural disasters or even the death of a loved one. Any situation causing…

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Ways to Combat PTSD Naturally

June 29, 2016

PTSD is a physiological disorder that can result from being exposed to a traumatic event. The disorder results in several different symptoms including anxiety, irritability, insomnia and flashbacks. The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder in someone’s life can be far reaching. Feelings of hopelessness, shame and despair, problems at work or with relationships, serious health…

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NADA protocol for smoking cessation and PTSD

How the NADA protocol helps treat addiction

April 12, 2016

NADA, which stands for the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, was established in 1985 to promote the NADA protocol acupuncture treatment for addiction. The non-profit organization promotes advocacy and the use of a non-verbal, pharmaceutical free approach to behavioral health. The protocol uses five specific acupuncture points on the ear to treat addiction and to be…

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{Monthly Newsletter}: April 2016

April 1, 2016

April 2016: Monthly Newsletter Topics: Acupuncture and addiction 6 ways to alleviate addiction

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Acupuncture for addiction

6 Ways to Help Alleviate Addiction

March 29, 2016

6  Ways to Help Alleviate Addiction Meditation Mindfulness is an important practice for overcoming addiction. Taking the time to become aware of our body and mind and self-reflect is important in the process of recovery. Meditation, whether or not it’s just five minutes a day of deep breathing in a quiet place, can help keep…

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acupuncture and addiction

Acupuncture and Addiction

March 24, 2016

Acupuncture and Addiction Addiction affects millions of Americans each year. Whether it’s substance abuse from alcohol, nicotine or other drugs, addiction is a disease that takes treatment and commitment to overcome. Many times, rehabilitation doesn’t work the first time, but takes many tries to really kick a habit for good. Acupuncture has been proven to…

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Alternatives to Smoking

Alternative treatments to Quit Smoking

November 18, 2015

Alternative treatments to quit smoking: Acupuncture has been used to treat addiction for many years. Curbing addiction, specifically when it comes to smoking, is not something that can be done overnight. There will be times when you think you won’t be able to stay smoke-free and want to give up. Considering acupuncture treatment when you are trying to quit…

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acupuncture and addiction, smoking cessation

Acupuncture and Addiction: What does the research say?

November 15, 2015

Acupuncture, Addiction, and Smoking Cessation According to the Huffington Post, more than 2,000 drug and alcohol treatment programs in the U.S. have used ear acupuncture as part of their treatment plans. Ear acupuncture, known as micro-acupuncture, has been proven effective in treating and helping curb addiction. Lincoln Hospital in New York delivered 100 acupuncture treatments a…

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