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Acupuncture and Immune System

3 Points to Alleviate Dampness

October 30, 2016

3 Points to Alleviate Dampness Nobody wants to be damp. Especially, living in the Pacific Northwest, we know what constant rain and gloominess can do to us. This excess moisture in the environment can actually impact our health inside and out. When dampness occurs it is imperative that you solve the issue, the body should…

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Dampness and Acupuncture

What is Dampness?

October 28, 2016

What is dampness and how acupuncture can help: Living in the PNW, we all know what the dampness can do to not only our mood but our body. You may feel more tired, sluggish, even bloated and puffy! Why does this happen? Understanding dampness Dampness is an insidious beast. It works its way in, silent…

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Acupuncture 101 Top reasons to try acupuncture

7 Reasons to Seek Out Acupuncture

October 3, 2016

Do you ever feel your life’s a ride that won’t ever stop? How many nights do you wait for Mr. Sandman to magically appear? How often do you truly take time for yourself? Do you have aches and pains almost daily? Are over-the-counter or prescription medications controlling your life? When was the last time you…

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Acupuncture for sports injuries

{Research Update}: Acupuncture can help with sports injuries

July 26, 2016

Acupuncture and Sports Injuries Acupuncture and other forms of traditional Chinese medicine can sometimes be the best form of medicine for treating sports injuries. Many studies and trials have been conducted discussing the healing properties of acupuncture. A great alternative to Western forms of medicine, acupuncture can get you back to the playing eld quickly.…

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6 Foods to Help Your Arthritis

May 18, 2016

6 Foods to Help Your Arthritis Fish Fish are full of omega-3 fatty acids, which work as a natural anti-inflammatory. Some of the best fish to consume include salmon, tuna, mackerel and herring, which are all rich in omega-3s. The recommended weekly amount is around six to eight ounces of fish. Oil Healthy oils like…

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alternative treatments for arthritis

6 Alternative Treatments to Help Arthritis

May 3, 2016

{Blog}: Alternative Treatments for Arthritis and Pain Relief Exercise For those with arthritis, exercise, no matter how little you do, is one of the best natural treatments. For those with severe arthritis, even the smallest amount of walking can make a difference. Swimming is one of the best forms of exercise for those with arthritis…

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{Acu News}: May 2016 Newsletter

May 3, 2016

Monthly Newsletter: Vol 5.1   Topics include: How acupuncture can help with arthritis  

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{Acupressure Help sheet}:: Pain and Arthritis

April 5, 2016
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Acupuncture and migraine treatment

Acupuncture as part of Migraine Treatment?

September 29, 2015

Acupuncture and migraine treatment: Is it an effective treatment for chronic migraines? If you suffer from chronic migraines you probably have explored every option under the sun but have you considered, acupuncture and migraine treatment? Most do not initially explore acupuncture as viable treatment option (for many reasons). One being doctors usually recommend drugs as…

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MSG and the migraine connection

What you need to know about MSG and migraines

August 21, 2015

What is MSG’s link to migraines? One theory offers genetics as a way to explain how MSG leads to migraines. As mentioned earlier, when MSG is metabolized by our bodies, it is broken down to glutamate. This excess glutamate triggers the TRESK gene, and stimulation of that gene may cause migraines (Rogawski, 2012; Kang, 2008).…

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