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Seasonal Allergies

Research Update – Acupuncture and Seasonal Allergies

April 14, 2018

What does the research say about acupuncture and seasonal allergies? The American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy published research that found acupuncture effective for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis is also known as hay fever. The researchers compiled the results from 13 quality studies, which followed 2,365 participants. The various studies confirmed acupuncture…

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How to choose safe cosmetics to promote health and wellness

February 21, 2018

  The cosmetic industry is a multi-billion dollar industry, predicted to have reached $265 billion in 2017. Cosmetics include anything that is prepared to be in contact with the body or teeth such as toothpaste, make-up, and even hair products. With the average adult using about nine cosmetic products a day, it is really important…

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Reducing chronic headaches and migraines

Evidence of Acupuncture Reducing Chronic Headaches & Migraines

January 30, 2018

Can acupuncture reduce chronic headaches and migraines? Simple answer…yes! But HOW?! In acupuncture terms whenever we feel pain there is a blockage of energy (we call Qi “chee”) that is prohibiting the flow of nutrients, blood, and energy to an area, thus creating the feeling of pain. Read more about how acupuncture works by reading…

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Improve hearing

5 Steps to Improve Your Hearing

January 26, 2018

5 Steps to Improve Your Hearing Many of us have already experienced or will experience some amount of hearing loss. This can be due to aging or noise-induced factors. Exposure to loud sound over time can permanently damage the ears and result in hearing loss. If you find yourself struggling with hearing and feeling the…

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flu season

Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

January 3, 2017

While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune…

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MSG and Migraines

MSG and its link to migraines

July 6, 2016

MSG and Migraines: What is the connection? What is monosodium glutamate? Monosodium glutamate, more commonly known as MSG, is a naturally occurring amino acid found in protein. MSG is often added to foods to enhance flavor. In recent years there has been much talk about MSG and its association with many health issues. But where…

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Memory

Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp

May 15, 2016

Tips for Keeping Your Memory Sharp Keep Movin’ Believe it or not, when you’re exercising your body, you’re exercising your mind as well. Aerobic exercise gets your blood pumping, which increases the oxygen going to your brain and lowers your risk of disorders such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease that can lead to memory loss.…

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Superfood to fight inflammation

7 Superfoods for Reducing Inflammation

May 8, 2016

Superfoods for Reducing Inflammation You have probably heard by now that inflammation is the basis for most health issues. It’s the fire in the body that is fueled by many things. This fire overtime can lead to many issues: diabetes, heart disease, digestive issues, joint pain/arthritis, and dementia (and more). What can fuel the fire?…

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Heart Health

6 Healthy Foods for the Heart

February 8, 2016

6 Healthy Foods for the Heart Changing the way you eat is one of the best ways to improve heart health. By making an active choice to improve your lifestyle, you can see your heart health improve greatly as well. Below are superfoods to incorporate into your diet. Salmon Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids, which…

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Cosmetic and Rejuvenation acupuncture

Acupuncture for Healthy Skin

January 10, 2016

  A lot of people are curious about how old I am…because I look so young to be a doctor. I jokingly say, “its the acupuncture” and it gets a laugh every time. But it is true, it is the acupuncture along with diet, exercise, and feeding my body and digestive system with healthy foods…

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