Acupuncture for Integrative Oncology Support

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…

Arthritis Pain and Acupuncture

Arthritis Pain and 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…

Migraine Headache Pain and Acupuncture

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…

Putting Insomnia To Rest With Acupuncture

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…

Improving Your Digestive Health with Acupuncture

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…

Acupuncture and Menopause

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…

Men’s Top Health Concerns

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….

Endocrine Health and Acupuncture

Endocrine Health and 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…

Acupuncture for Autoimmune Disease

Acupuncture for Autoimmune Disease 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…