New Study Finds Acupuncture as Promising Depression Treatment

Depression is one of the most common forms of psychopathology. While it’s not clear exactly what causes it, as with many mental illnesses, there appear to be a variety of factors that play a role. What we do know is that it can be difficult to treat.
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Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese medicine comprises a broad range of medicinal practices sharing common concepts. Included in it’s various forms are herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (Tui na), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy. Modern Chinese medicine combines concepts of modern anatomy and physiology with traditional Chinese medicine diagnosis and treatment.
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8 Things You Can Do to Increase Your Fertility

Getting pregnant can be the simplest thing in the world or the most complicated when it’s not going as planned. There can be so much pain and emotion associated with the struggles of conception. When a couple faces infertility issues and starts stressing about becoming pregnant, the added pressure and self doubt unfortunately don’t help the body get into a relaxed and receptive state conducive to getting pregnant.

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9 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress and Anxiety Without Medication

Stress affects millions of people every day and many turn to prescription medicines to help reduce stress in their lives. Unfortunately, there are often unwanted consequences of prescription medications. This article explores a few simple techniques you can apply to help relieve your stress without resorting to medication. Continue Reading

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How Chinese Herbal Medicine Works to Promote Natural Healing

At it’s core, Chinese herbal medicine utilizes thousands of herbs with medicinal qualities to treat health and wellness issues in a holistic approach to the body, mind and spirit. Continue Reading

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Acupuncture Study Documents Success as Chronic Pain Treatment

A new study of acupuncture — the most rigorous and detailed analysis of the chronic pain treatment to date — found that it can ease migraines and arthritis and other forms of chronic pain. Continue Reading

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Get Instant Pain Relief With a Squeeze to the Hand

Day to day pain plagues millions of people around the world, by using a few simple pressure points, you can get immediate pain relief without the need for a doctor.  One of the most readily effective is a spot called Hegu or LI4, between the thumb and the fore finger that can help relieve nausea, headaches and general pain. Continue Reading

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Study Finds Dementia Rates Greatly Reduced With Better Health and Education

A new study has found that dementia rates among people 65 and older in England and Wales have plummeted by 25 percent over the past two decades, to 6.2 percent from 8.3 percent, a trend that researchers say is probably occurring across developed countries and that could have major social and economic implications for families and societies.
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I Don’t Like Needles, Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Historically the needles used in western medicine provide real justification for experiencing fear. When it comes to acupuncture, this is a question I get a lot. Does acupuncture hurt? I think we all remember the trepidation of getting shots as kids so the idea of voluntarily being stuck with needles seems down right terrifying.
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What Will I Feel Like After an Acupuncture Treatment?

While it’s not always the case, the majority of acupuncture treatments leave the patient relaxed and much calmer than when they arrived.
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