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Alleviating your Holiday Stress

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are all coming up one after another. While this time is full of joy and excitement, it is also notoriously full of stress. From cooking a full turkey dinner for your family to shopping for them all too, it can be a busy, headache-filled few months.  The impending stress of… Read more »

Acupuncture Helps Deal with Big City Blues

Cities like Los Angeles and New York City are known for their massive amounts of people. The millions of people living in these cities are vulnerable to more stressful lives than their suburban-dwelling counterparts. They are subsequently more susceptible to emotional health problems like anxiety and depression. City dwellers need to focus more, talk louder… Read more »

Not Alleviating Stress Could Put You in an Early Grave

Work, school, bills, family and just life are stressful, which can have really unhealthy side effects. Not relieving stress in some form or another can have a significant impact on physical health from minor ailments to major sicknesses that can be life threatening. Long hours at work, screaming children and staring at pages of paperwork… Read more »

The Ins and Outs on Acupuncture

Alternatives forms of medicine are in – and perhaps one you have been exploring is acupuncture. This form of therapy is used to heal a multitude of problems that often can be relieved by standard pills or changes in diet. It’s easy to find information about acupuncture on the Internet, but it’s just as easy… Read more »

Reducing Inflammation Fundamental to Longevity

Research is now suggesting inflammation contributes to a wide range of ailments and disease which impacts our health and longevity. The immediate cause of inflammation is seen when you accidently slam your hand in a door or cut yourself. It’s when this reaction is more permanent does it become a problem, or chronic. Problems such… Read more »

How to Put Insomnia to Bed

Many suffering from insomnia will turn to prescription pills or over the counter PM medicinal options. These work great for getting you to sleep and keeping you there. But many are habit forming and are not a natural, consistent solution to curing insomnia. Using depressants to fall asleep often have to habitually be used for… Read more »

Acupuncture Imperative to Reducing Inflammation, Stress

  Reducing inflammation is crucial to not only physical comfort, but crucial to your long term health. Body pain causes not only short term discomfort and irritability, but also has a detrimental impact on long term health. Among the most crucial effects of inflammation is cancer. Inflammation is a leading cause of cancer. Indirectly, this… Read more »

Acupuncture is Great for Alleviating Stress

Acupuncture therapy yields many benefits to the human body. It’s proven to relieve muscle tension, headaches and indigestion. But many of these benefits stem from the one aspect acupuncturists are adamant the practice relieve most in the human body; stress. Based on research measuring blood hormone levels and levels of a peptide secreted by the… Read more »

Free Health & Wellness Fairs

We recently participated in an interactive evening where people could discover natural options to improve their health. The event was held at Zieve Physical Therapy & Chiropractic Center in West Hollywood new2and included free mini treatments from an Acupuncturist (yours truly!), Massage Therapist, Physical Therapist, Chiropractor, Personal Trainer and an Aromatherapist. There were free healthy… Read more »

Debunking Some Acupuncture Myths

Needles in your skin?! Ouch! Well… not exactly. Isn’t acupuncture just some new wave trend that will soon die out? Not likely, considering it has been practiced for thousands of years. These are among the many points of clarity the western world needs on the acupuncture practice. What designates Location Placement? If you have a… Read more »