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Revitalize Your Digestive Health with Acupuncture
Ginger - Ginger can be used for most digestive upsets that involve nausea, vomiting, cramps, abdominal pain, indigestion & diarrhea.
Honey - For children over 1, a tablespoon of honey is a delicate, yet effective way to promote bowel movements as it helps moisten the intestines and dissolve stagnation.
Optimizing Digestive System Function
Millions of Americans suffer from digestive disorders ranging from constipation, diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome, to more serious conditions such as acid reflux (GERD), ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Evidence that Oriental medicine has been used for digestive disorders can be found in early medical literature…
Find Relief from Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Consider the idea that maintaining an optimal digestive system involves more than eating a healthy diet — it's just as vital to know why, when and how to eat as what we eat can either promote healing or cause damage to our digestive system.
4.26.2019 - TODAY’S TIP
A common disorder affecting 10 to 20 percent of adults at some point in their lives, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or "spastic colon" is the end result of nervous interference with the normal function of the lower digestive tract. Women are 2-6 times more likely…
4.25.2019 - TODAY’S TIP
In a bad mood?
Move! The mind and body are intimately connected, so use that to your advantage. When your mind is
4.24.2019 - TODAY’S TIP
Want to improve your memory?
Eat a handful of almonds! Almonds are high in Vitamin E and magnesium, both linked to improvements in memory, learning and cognition. Almonds are filled w/ vitamins, minerals, fiber, and protein. That handful of almonds — 1 ounce — contain 1/8 of our daily protein needs.
4.23.2019 - TODAY’S TIP
5 Things to Absolutely Avoid When You’re Dieting
SODA is like pouring sugar directly into your blood stream.
FRUIT JUICE is just like soda with only a few vitamins added.
Do you suffer from heartburn or acid reflux?
Avoid common triggers such as coffee, sugar, tea, spicy foods, tomatoes, alcohol, citrus, and carbonated beverages.
Self Acupressure for Weight Loss
Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are so effective at helping people lose weight that weight loss has become one of the most common reasons that people visit a practitioner of Chinese medicine.
Curb Your Food Cravings with Acupuncture
Using self-acupressure allows you to directly assist your digestive organs and provide a respite from unhealthy food cravings.
By pressing on certain areas of the body, Qi is activated and blood flows more freely. Your internal organs will feel invigorated and be able to perform at optimum levels.
Acupuncture to Achieve a Healthy Weight: A Total Health Program
It's a challenge to eat healthy when there is junk food readily available. It only takes a single glimpse or thought of a sweet treat or salty, savory snack for a ravenous craving to kick in.
Over time, these binges, if not controlled, can lead to weight gain, fatigue, muddled thinking, and moodiness, to name a few.
Studies Show Headaches Reduced
Finding the motivation to start or stick with a weight loss program can seem overwhelming, but using a multi-faceted program is a good approach. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine address system imbalances that can cause weight gain and create hurdles in achieving a healthy weight with effective tools to control appetite, improve digestion, knock out unhealthy food cravings, increase energy, and decrease bloating.
Acupuncture Reduces Frequency of Migraines
For years, studies around the globe have demonstrated acupuncture is an effective treatment for migraines and headaches.
Self Care for Headache Relief
Aura is a medical term describing the unpleasant experience which may accompany a migraine or a seizure. It is a disturbing change in vision, smell or thoughts, which precedes the onset of the event.
Reduce Migraine and Headache Pain with Acupuncture
The next time you find yourself with a headache, or feel the tell-tale throbs of one about to come on, try a little self care. By utilizing the heat and energy from your fingertips, combined with the guidance from acupuncture and Oriental medicine, you may be able to ease the pain and suffering from your headache.
Get Seasonal Allergy Relief
More than 45 million Americans (one in six) suffer from chronic headaches, 20 million of whom are women. Scientific research shows that acupuncture can be more effective than medication in reducing the severity and frequency of chronic headaches.
Chronic Cough? Find Relief with Acupuncture
About 26 million Americans endure chronic seasonal allergies, while the number of people with milder symptoms may be as high as 40 million, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.
Staying Healthy during Cold and Flu Season
A chronic cough is more than just a nuisance and may cause some serious disruptions to a person’s health. Any cough persisting for more than 8 weeks in adults, or more than 4 weeks for children, is considered a chronic cough.
Sleep Disorders? Acupuncture Can Help!
This year it is predicted that there will be 1 billion colds and 95 million cases of the flu in the United States alone. While the misery of cold and flu season might be inevitable, one thing is changing: where we look for relief.
Sleep disorders occur when difficulties and complications interfere with the quality and length of sleep. One reason why it is so important to consistently have a proper night's sleep is because without it, other medical issues may worsen.