Articles

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 »

Jun 21 2016

Acupuncture, Depression, and Anxiety

Earlier this year we introduced a series of articles that examine the link between acupuncture and emotional health. This article focuses on acupuncture as a treatment for depression and anxiety. It is common for people to say that someone suffering from depression “just needs to get over it.” This claim is false. According to the… Read more »

May 10 2016

Acupuncture Can Minimize the Health Impacts of Pesticides

It’s Spring, and many of us are planting gardens and enjoying the unusually cool air here in Tucson. We’ve got several Farmers’ Markets around town, as well as natural food stores. That being said, the majority of us go to “regular” grocery stores to buy produce and protein. There is a lot of information out… Read more »

Feb 12 2016

The Connection Between Acupuncture and Emotions

Have you ever wondered about the link between physical and emotional health? Many of us struggle with depression, anxiety, and anger. These are all normal emotions, but we can sometimes get stuck dwelling on the negative things in our lives. There is a strong connection between our emotional health and physical health. An article in Chinese… Read more »

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