Articles

Apr 18 2017

Acupuncture and Platelet Counts

Do you have an irregular blood platelet level? If so, acupuncture and small dietary changes are easy remedies. What are platelets, and why do we need them? Platelets are created in our bone marrow, just like red and white blood cells are. According to Dr. Marlene Williams, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins Bayview… Read more »

Mar 21 2017

Room Temperature is Best

Do you like your food and beverages to be hot, or cold? A lot of people (especially those of us who live in the desert) feel like iced beverages are best, but cold drinks actually have a negative impact on the body’s digestive tract. Traditional Chinese Medicine teaches us that how and what you eat… Read more »

Jan 31 2017

2017 – The Year of the Rooster

HAPPY CHINESE NEW YEAR This year is the YEAR OF THE FIRE ROOSTER And what does that mean?  Roosters are resourceful, curious, loyal and intellectual.   They are practical, resilient and like to achieve.  They wake us all up in the morning with their cock-a-doodle-do’s and that is just what this year is about!  This year… Read more »

Sep 20 2016

Chronic Conditions are a Pain in the Butt

Last week we talked about how effective acupuncture is at treating chronic pain. Many people turn to over-the-counter or prescription drugs in order to alleviate pain. These include: aspirin acetaminophen (Tylenol) ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) naproxen (Aleve) While these drugs are relatively safe, they can have negative side effects if used for extended periods of time. For starters,… Read more »

Sep 13 2016

Acupuncture and Chronic Pain

The National Institute of Health released a comprehensive study in 2012 that showed “acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pain and is therefore a reasonable referral option.” (Bobbins 2016) This study was conducted with nearly 18,000 participants over the course of six years. It analyzed how acupuncture can be used to treat: Low-Back… Read more »

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