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Strengthening Your Digestive Health with Acupuncture

Evidence that Oriental medicine has been used for digestive disorders can be found in early medical literature dating back to 3 AD, where specific acupuncture points and herbal formulas for borborygmus (rumbling or gurgling in the intestines), abdominal pain and diarrhea with pain are discussed. According to Oriental medical theory, most digestive disorders are due to disharmony in the spleen…read more →

Putting Insomnia To Rest With Acupuncture

In our society we put a premium on our waking hours and have the tendency to underestimate the importance of a full-night’s sleep. Millions of people who suffer from insomnia look for quick fixes instead of exploring the root causes of the problem. Sleep hygiene is an afterthought for many people. Evening is a time to allow our minds and…read more →

Migraine Headache Pain and Acupuncture

Are you plagued by chronic headaches? 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. The pain that headache and migraine sufferers endure can impact every aspect of their lives. A…read more →

Arthritis Pain and Acupuncture

Alleviate Arthritis Pain with Acupuncture Arthritis isn’t just one disease, but a complex disorder comprised of more than 100 distinct conditions that can affect people at any stage of life. Two of the most common forms are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. While these two forms of arthritis have very different causes, risk factors and effects on the body, they often…read more →

Acupuncture for Integrative Oncology Support

There has been many advances in the early detection and treatment of cancer. While the standard medical care for cancer can be effective, the treatments are aggressive and cause numerous unwanted side effects in addition to a lowered immune system. Acupuncture has received much attention as an adjunctive therapy in cancer treatments addressing many of the symptoms and side effects…read more →

Acupuncture for ADD, ADHD and Memory Loss

Having difficulties focusing, remembering tasks or organizing your thoughts? Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine can help optimize your brain power through a treatment approach that incorporates different modalities, including nutritional support. According to acupuncture and Oriental medicine the mind (Shen) embodies consciousness, emotions and thought. Shen influences long term memory, the ability to think clearly, contributes to wisdom and presides over…read more →