Acu-Blog

Improving Your Digestive Health with Acupuncture

There’s good news for the more than 95 million Americans who suffer from digestive problems, including constipation, diarrhea, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as well as more serious disorders, such as acid reflux (GERD), ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease. Treatment with acupuncture and herbal medicine, described as early as 3 AD in medical literature, can be an effective, healthy, and…read more →

Acupuncture – Effective, Natural Relief from Neck and Shoulder Pain

Consider yourself lucky if you’ve never suffered from neck or shoulder pain.  These pains have been so common throughout history that they’ve inspired expressions such as “a pain in the neck” to describe an especially troublesome person or situation and “the weight of the world on my shoulders” to describe a heavy emotional load.  At best they are annoying, but…read more →

Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine – Safe and Time-Proven Aids to Fertility

It’s not surprising that many couples with reproductive issues who want a safe, effective, and time-proven solution turn to acupuncture and herbal medicine. Infertility is not an uncommon problem – statistics show that one in five couples over the age of thirty have difficulty conceiving after one year of trying – and treatment with acupuncture and herbal medicine is not…read more →

Acupuncture for Autoimmune Disease

Treating Autoimmune Disease with Acupuncture Over 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease; an autoimmune disease occurs when the body’s immune system attacks healthy tissue. Autoimmune disorders include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, thyroid disease, Addison’s disease, pernicious anemia, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and Guillain–Barré syndrome. Due to the complexity of treating autoimmune disorders, integrative medicine solutions including acupuncture and…read more →

Endocrine Health and Acupuncture

Enhance your Endocrine Health with Acupuncture The endocrine system is responsible for hormonal functions in the body and produces 30 distinct hormones each of which has a very specific job to do. This system controls your physical growth, mood, hormone output, reproduction, mental functionality, and immune system. When not working properly, you become more susceptible to disease and your ability…read more →

Men’s Top Health Concerns

Acupuncture and Oriental medicine have been used to treat men’s health concerns for thousands of years and are growing in popularity. The reason for this growth in popularity is that many health issues that men face, such as high blood pressure, prostate problems and depression, respond extremely well to acupuncture treatments. Primary health issues that affect men include: Cardiovascular Disease…read more →

Acupuncture and Menopause

With the right diet, attitude, and Oriental Medicine menopause can be a time of a revival of energy and an opportunity for personal growth–one that surpasses the hormonally driven period of adolescence. What is Menopause? Menopause is a transitional period marking the cessation of ovulation in a woman’s body. This time of change may last a few months to several…read more →

Acupuncture for Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) affects an estimated two percent of the population. It is diagnosed when there is a history of widespread pain in all four quadrants of the body for a minimum duration of three months, and pain when pressure is applied to at least 11 of 18 designated tender points on the body….read more →