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How Acupuncture Can Relieve Jaw Pain

If you’re one of the 10 million Americans who suffer from jaw pain due to temporomandibular disorder (TMD, also known as TMJ), you might be wondering what to do to ease your pain. TMJ, often caused by unconscious jaw clenching or excessive gum chewing, leads to jaw, ear and neck pain, along with headaches, tenderness… 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 »

Beauty Benefits of Facial Acupuncture

Do you want clear, bright, unblemished, beautiful skin? Would you like to look younger, sculpted and refreshed? Do you want to get a good night’s sleep even though you’ve been ultra-busy? Then acupuncture is the beauty treatment you’ve been looking for. The health benefits of acupuncture can work wonders for your skin. Acupuncture isn’t just… 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 »

Five Natural Methods to Induce Labor

Having a baby? Congratulations! By the end of month nine, moms-to-be are more than ready to meet their new bundle of joy. If you’re looking for natural ways to induce labor, here are a few methods that just might work: Eat “THE” Salad While it’s not proven by science, women have claimed to go into… Read more »

Benefits of Herbal Medicine & Acupuncture

Are you dealing with an ailment or injury that just won’t go away? One of the ways to promote healing within your body is to turn to acupuncture. It’s an ancient alternative medical practice that relies on the use of tiny needles to treat mild to moderately severe ailments and injuries. It balances the energy… Read more »

Top Three Things to Remember Before Your Acupuncture Appointment

If you’ve decided to tap into the numerous benefits of acupuncture—from improved health and stress reduction to pain relief—congratulations! This treatment, which has been used in Chinese medicine for centuries, will make a positive change. However, if it’s your first time, you may not know what to expect. Here are three things to remember before… Read more »

Technology that Makes Women’s Lives Easier

You use apps to track your workouts, order healthy food and check in with friends. But did you know that apps can also help you track your menstrual cycle and fertility? We’re excited to share some new technology for women that can help you manage your health. There’s an App For That Fitbit: Female Health… Read more »