The Best Acupuncturist in Providence (Ratings and Reviews)

For a small city in the smallest state in the union, there are so many talented Acupuncturists in Providence, Rhode Island. Continue Reading

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A Simple Guide to Vitamin D

It’s a happy day! You wake up with the sunlight trickling through your windows, and it’s a great day to be alive. What is it about that great big ball of light in the sky that seems to make depression vanish and your body wants to jump for joy? Continue Reading

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7 Steps to Relieve Constipation Naturally

I’ve noticed that a large majority of my patients suffer from it, either chronic or acute constipation. Sometimes the constipation is just part of the PMS package, so once the bleeding begins, the constipation is resolved.  Other times, the constipation is more chronic, especially for my older patients. Continue Reading

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What to Expect During Your First Acupuncture Visit

 

When planning your first acupuncture visit, the goal is to hone in on the major issues impacting your wellbeing and to reduce the distractions that might get in the way of providing undivided attention on your health concerns. Dr. Catherine Price, a highly sought after acupuncturist and health care professional in Providence, RI, explains who what type of practitioner you will see and what you can expect during your first visit.

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New Activity Tracking Apps Are Changing Healthcare Forever

A few months ago I received an UP health tracking wristband as a gift and quickly realized that the world of basic health tracking would never go back to simple thermometers, stethoscopes and pedometers. Our smartphones are making inroads into the health and fitness market in ways that we would never have imagined just a few years ago. Besides being able to monitor vital health statistics like weight, heart rate and even blood oxygen, many new devices even capture steps, burned calories, elevation climbed and distance traveled. Continue Reading

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15 Amazing Health and Beauty Benefits of Drinking Water

Before you head off to work or on any long driving trip, you most likely will stop and fill up for a tank of gas. Similar to how you put gasoline and lubricants into your vehicle to make it run properly without stalling; the human body is designed to function on nutrients from food and water.  Out of these nutrients, your body uses water to help heal itself from damage or disease and to maintain youthfulness and help carry you into old age in health. As simple as it seems, there are amazing health and beauty benefits of drinking water. Let’s start with some basics. Continue Reading

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Natural Skin Care: How to Make Your Own Exfoliating Body Polish

 

Finding fantastic natural skin care products to nourish your skin doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. I’ve been crafting skin care products since I was a child and as my knowledge of Chinese herbal medicine & aromatherapy have grown, I’ve been able to make products that are tailored to the unique health conditions  & environment that each woman faces. Continue Reading

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7 Qualities to Consider When Looking for the Best Acupuncture Treatment

Finding and choosing a doctor of any kind requires some thought to the desired outcome. Acupuncture has a holistic view on healing, and treats the entire person: body, mind, emotions and the spirit. Other modalities such as herbal therapies, lifestyle changes, proper nutrition, exercise, dealing with emotions, avoiding toxins, and reducing stress also play a part of the process that helps lead to good health. Continue Reading

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13 Side Effects of Acupuncture, What to Expect In a Treatment

Not much is written about the side effects of acupuncture. There is still much to be learned from studying this medicinal practice but some of the negative effects we’ve witnessed have to do with a worsening of symptoms, soreness and fatigue. Other side effects include many positive results that a patient may not have been counting on. Here’s a list of potential side effects, both good and bad.
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I Love Coffee, But How Does Caffeine Affect My Fertility?

Coffee is one of those simple pleasures that a true lover of the substance has a hard time parting with. While coffee has some great attributes, it can wreak havoc on the bodies ability to provide all that it can during pregnancy , especially if there are other challenges at play.
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