Category Archives: Acupuncture

Vitamin D: The Sunshine Vitamin

With the change of seasons, comes shorter days and for most us that means less exposure to natural sunlight.  This not only means fading tans, but it could also lead to Vitamin D deficiency.  Vitamin D (available in 3 forms: D-1, D-2, D-3) is a fat soluble vitamin that your body produces in response to


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Acupuncture

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a natural approach to skin care, anti-aging, and cosmetic problems without the use of surgery, shots/injections, or pharmaceuticals. After needles (about as thin as a cat’s whisker) are inserted, signals go from the skin to the brain where the body’s own painkilling substances, such as endorphins, enkephalins, serotonin, are released. This helps the


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Can Acupuncture treat depression?

Can Acupuncture Treat Depression? A growing number of people are seeking alternatives to antidepressant medications, and new research suggests that acupuncture may be a promising option. In acupuncture, a practitioner inserts needles into the skin at points of the body thought to correspond with specific organs. Western research suggests the needles may activate natural painkillers


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Si Shen Cong – Acupuncture

Si Shen Cong, translated as four spirit wisdom, is a set of four acupuncture points that belong to a group of points, called “Extraordinary Points.” It is located on the top of the head (vertex) and surround DU20, approximately 1 inch respectively posterior, anterior, and lateral. As the name might suggest, Si Shen Cong has


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Stress & Anxiety

Dealing with the complications of modern life requires some form of stress management. Acupuncture can be an ideal therapy to use in conjunction with lifestyle changes to help you combat stress and enter a more harmonious state. When your body is subjected to constant stress, this stagnation of circulation causes a variety of physical and


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Acupuncture for Menopause

Acupuncture for Menopause   Menopause is the time that marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycles or reproductive years.  It’s diagnosed 12 months after a woman’s last period.  The period leading up to menopause are called perimenopause or menopausal transition.  During this time, there is a natural decline in reproductive hormones, estrogen and progesterone, that


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Acupuncture & Neuropathy

It has been scientifically proven that acupuncture can effectively relieve pain and improve nerve function in peripheral neuropathy cases.  Acupuncture regulates various neurotransmitters, increases blood flow and reduces inflammation to provide pain relief.   Neuropathy is a dysfunction with the nerves, usually effecting to the peripheral nerves as opposed to the central nervous system.  It


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Controlling Stress

Dealing with the complications of modern life requires some form of stress management. Acupuncture can be an ideal therapy to use in conjunction with lifestyle changes to help you combat stress and enter a more harmonious state. When your body is subjected to constant stress, this stagnation of circulation causes a variety of physical and


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