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Posts Categorized: Acupuncture

Give the Pills a Rest and Try These Alternative Sleep Aids Instead

A good night’s sleep is an essential part of staying healthy, both mentally and physically. Unfortunately, if you don’t get enough sleep or quality sleep, the negative side effects on your mind and body and the harmony between the two will be significant. A lot of people who struggle with insomnia or poor sleep in… Read more »

How Acupuncture Helps Your Seasonal Allergies

All of us here in California spent the first half of spring being mesmerized by the wildflower super bloom. We were blessed with luscious rainfall as the year began, and as a result we saw the spread of vibrant, blossoming color instead of wildfire. I’m sure many of you made the time to head out… Read more »

How Can Acupuncture Treat Fibroids and Cysts?

Did you know that most women will develop fibroids, cysts, or both, at some point during their lifetimes? A majority of women with regular periods will produce at least one ovarian cyst each month, and uterine fibroids can be found in up to 70% of women. Many of these growths are asymptomatic and don’t cause… Read more »

How Acupuncture Helps with Digestive Problems

You may already know that going gluten-free or following a paleo diet can bring you some relief from your digestive problems. However, if you suffer from Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, acid reflux or embarrassing bloating and gas, acupuncture can also be extremely beneficial. Here’s how acupuncture helps with digestive problems: • Acupuncture is based on… Read more »

Importance of Being Proactive About Your Health

You’ve probably heard it before: prevention is the best cure. This statement is no mere cliché—it’s the key to keeping yourself as healthy as possible. Read on to learn more about the importance of being proactive about your health, and how you can achieve this vital goal. Relieve stress and anxiety Maybe you had a… Read more »

How Acupuncture Helps with Anxiety

Are you one of the 40 million Americans who suffer from anxiety? You may have tried therapy, medication, meditation and a number of other approaches. While all of these can be helpful, we have an additional recommendation: acupuncture. Here’s how acupuncture helps with anxiety: • In ancient Chinese medicine, an energy force called Qi regulates… Read more »

Benefits of Acupuncture for Baby Boomers

Acupuncture is for everyone—from babies to boomers. In fact, seniors often respond to acupuncture even better than younger people do! Here are some of the benefits of acupuncture for seniors: Acupuncture can treat a variety of issues that affect the older generation These include digestive issues like acid reflux or constipation, blurry vision, insomnia, arthritis,… Read more »

FAQ About Acupuncture

If you’ve never had acupuncture before, you probably have a lot of questions. Here is our guide to common FAQ about acupuncture: First of all, what is acupuncture, exactly? Acupuncture is a procedure rooted in ancient Chinese medicine. It involves inserting sterilized stainless-steel needles, which are as fine as a human hair, into specific points… Read more »

How Acupuncture Can Help During Cold & Flu Season

Like it or not, cold and flu season is upon us. If you suffer from frequent colds with sniffles, congestion, headaches or other seasonal ailments, acupuncture can offer you some much-needed relief and keep colds and the flu at bay. Here’s how acupuncture can help during cold and flu season: Acupuncture can boost your immune system Acupuncture… Read more »

Five Causes of Migraine Headaches

Between the blinding pain, the auras and the general incapacitation, migraines can really ruin your day. Learn about some causes of migraine headaches, and how acupuncture and special herbal supplements helps to prevent chronic migraines as well as relieve the symptoms of an acute attack. Hormones Many women tend to get migraines around their period…. Read more »