Category Archives: Acupuncture

Acupuncture Helping with Morning Sickness!

Acupuncture can help with morning sickness and hyperemesis gravidarum!     Hyperemesis gravidarum is a condition similar to a severe form of morning sickness.  PC6, Nei Guan aka Inner Pass, is one of the most commonly used point to help with nausea.  You may be familiar with this point if you’ve used motion sickness bands.  Those


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Summer, Summer… Summertime!

From a Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective each season is associated with an element: earth, metal, water, wood and fire.  Summertime, unsurprisingly, is associated with fire.  Fire is symbolic of maximum activity or the greatest yang, which means it is a time of heat, movement, openness and is expressed outwardly.  It is a season filled with


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Acupuncture and the treatment of Parkinson’s disease

Clinical research shows that acupuncture can provide relief of both motor and non-motor symptoms to patient’s suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Patients with Parkinson’s disease can have number of symptoms related to their diagnosis.  Whether it is pain, tremors, impaired cognitive abilities, sleep disorders, fatigue, constipation, weight disorders, and psychiatric conditions such as depression/anxiety, Acupuncture is


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Weight Loss & Acupuncture

“I just can’t believe how good I feel the pounds are just falling off! And I’m able to exercise for longer periods of time w/o getting tired.” The quote is from my past patients experience with acupuncture for weight loss sessions. No, acupuncture is not a miracle for not exercising and eating well. Both are


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ACUPUNCTURE AND CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME

Over one million Americans live with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome or CFS, a complicated, frustrating disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that can worsen with physical or mental activity and does not improve with rest.   The cause of CFS has not been identified but factors such as hormones, viruses (EBV) , elevated stress or a compromised


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Acupuncture & Breech Presentation in Pregnancy

Working with your Acupuncturist throughout your pregnancy can aide in helping reduce low back pain, insomnia & fatigue, morning sickness, anxiety, constipation, and breech presentations. Breech presentations in late pregnancy (34 weeks or later) can reduce the woman’s options for continuing with a vaginal birth.  However, with weekly Acupuncture and daily Moxibustion treatments your Acupuncturist


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Athletes with Acupuncture

Athletes are creatures of habit and perseverance. They strive to improve by continuously practicing and perfecting form and increasing endurance. The key to being a world-class athlete lies in the individual’s ability to RECOVER from training and competitions.  For these reasons many athletes around the globe have found acupuncture to be a key to athletic


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Ear Acupuncture

Ear acupuncture, also known as auricular acupuncture, uses needles and ear seed to stimulate acupuncture points on the ear in order treat health conditions in other areas of the body. A Canadian neuroscientist, Wilder Penfield discovered that maps of the body exist on the surface, or sensory cortex, of the brain. Brain maps are projected on different areas of the body


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Acupuncture & Weight Loss

If you struggle with your weight, you are not alone. According to the WHO (World Health Organization) there are more than 1 billion overweight adults of which at least 300 million are clinically obese individuals. 1   Being overweight is a risk factor for many conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart disease.


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What is Edema?

Edema is a type of swelling caused by water and excess fluid retention in the body’s tissues including the skin and it mainly occurs in the hands, arms, legs, feet and ankles. Edema is caused when the capillaries leak fluid into the surrounding tissues, which cause the area to swell. It could be due to


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