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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 »

Fall into the Rhythm of the New Season with Acupuncture

The stunning foliage, crisp air, and vivid colors of fall make it a favorite season for many. Fall brings much to look forward to—cozy sweaters, fun Halloween celebrations, delectable flavors, late night bonfires! The transition from one season to another though can prove, for some, to be a physical and emotional challenge. In Oriental medicine,… Read more »

Postpartum Care: How Acupuncture Can Help Your Recovery

Having a baby is a beautiful, indescribable experience that embodies a woman’s incredible strength! But just because it’s awe-inspiring, doesn’t mean it doesn’t take a serious toll on your body. The postpartum experience is a crucial time to focus not only on the needs of your new baby, but on your own self-care as well!… Read more »

Why You Should Be Using Holistic Fertility Methods for Conception

Infertility is a common, heartbreaking issue for many couples. In fact, the CDC has reported that approximately 6.1 million women in the U.S. age 15-44 have struggled with becoming or staying pregnant. The good news though, is that there are a lot of resources available to help you conceive! Acupuncture and other homeopathic treatments have… Read more »

3 Reasons to Get Acupuncture Before Your Wedding

Calling all June brides! The summer months are always popular when it comes to planning a wedding. It seems that by the time the new year rolls around your fridge is already covered in save-the-date cards for the upcoming summer. So, what better time is there to discuss the benefits of acupuncture treatment for your… 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 »