Posts Tagged "acupuncture"

About Maintenance

Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Featured, Health | 0 comments

About Maintenance

(Image: ‘Girl Doing cartwheel At Beach’ by imagerymajestic / FreeDigitalPhotos.net) Life in the western half of the world teaches us that if something’s not broken, don’t fix it. Therefore, when one is “healthy” there is no reason to go to the doctor. It’s only when one finds one’s self “unhealthy”, that it’s time to go find a cure, see a doctor, take medication(s), do whatever will “fix” the problem. This to many of us is the normal way of things. On the other hand, we’re told that we must have an anti-virus installed on the computer and always have it backed-up; we’ve got...

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Say Good-bye to Your Allergies this Spring

Posted by on Apr 22, 2013 in Featured, Health, How-To's | 0 comments

Say Good-bye to Your Allergies this Spring

(Image: ‘Bee Collection Pollen’ by Tina Phillips / FreeDigitalPhotos.net) Spring is here!! The sun is coming out and the days are getting longer and longer. It’s time to take ourselves out of hibernation and enjoy nature. It’s the season to be active again: to go hiking, biking, kayaking and all other fun outdoor activities. Unless… you have spring allergies. Then, when it comes to outdoor activities, viewing friends’ and family’s pictures on Instagram is all you get. If this scenario sounds familiar we have some good news for you. Acupuncture and Chinese...

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Year of the Snake- Year of the Spleen

Posted by on Feb 14, 2013 in Featured, Health, How-To's, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Year of the Snake- Year of the Spleen

(Image: “Snake In Green Nature” by SweetCrisis/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net) Many Chinese communities all over the world celebrated the Chinese New Year this week and welcomed the year of the snake. A short brief: According to ancient Chinese philosophy, there are two main cycles in nature representing the order of the universe. The first is a cycle of 10 (“stem”) and the second, a cycle of 12 (“branch”). Each branch can be viewed in 3 different perspectives: 2 hours of the day (24 hours divided by 12 branches). 12 months of the year (lunar months). 12 years great cycle. Within the...

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Tips for Optimal Recovery

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in Featured, Health, How-To's, Testimonials, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Tips for Optimal Recovery

(Image: sscreations / FreeDigitalPhotos.net) Recently, I had a couple of wisdom teeth extracted. Admittedly, it was an uncomplicated procedure as far as these things go but I was amazed and delighted with the speed of my recovery. After a couple of days, I felt fully healed and experienced barely any pain throughout. As I contemplated and expressed gratitude for this good fortune, I realized there were definitely some things that helped speed along and ensure a fantastic recovery. I would like to share them here with you in the hopes that you might find them useful too. In no particular...

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Acupuncture for Smoking Cessation

Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 in Health | 0 comments

Acupuncture for Smoking Cessation

Acupuncture is often used in the treatment of addictions.  It works by increasing the levels of endorphins and brain neurotransmitters that are integral to the central nervous system. These shifts help to decrease the desire for the addictive substance. Over the past decade clinical research studies have shown that acupuncture is effective in helping people quit smoking.  A 2010 study in the Journal of Neurological Research studied the effects on 29 smokers. They found that the acupuncture group experienced a significant decrease in withdrawal symptoms compared to the placebo group. In...

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