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For you…

"For you, there'll be no more crying. For you, the sun will be shining." (Songbird by Fleetwood Mac) I once read that children who are born in warring tribes are often abandoned at birth to create an intense instinct of fear and aggression.  "Emerging research suggest parents who chronically neglect their children increase the chance … Continue reading For you…

Acupuncture Benefits the Immune System

With the upcoming flu season it is important to boost the immune system. Studies are showing that a session of acupuncture treatments can build the immune system. According to the most recent study, "The results showed that the most favorable effects of acupuncture on the immune functions appear 72 hours after the single session and … Continue reading Acupuncture Benefits the Immune System

Ending the Opioid Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 4, 2017 (Newswire) -The Integrative Health Policy Consortium (IHPC) applauds the Sept. 18 letter, signed by 37 State Attorneys General, from the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) asking its insurance company members to review their payment and coverage policies and revise them to encourage health care providers to choose alternatives to … Continue reading Ending the Opioid Crisis

Pandemic Flu Predicted 2017

According to Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent CNN, a flu pandemic will be coming in 2017. A pandemic flu means that all people throughout the world will be affected. This implies that a completely new virus will emerge.  This is quite different from a seasonal virus which is not particularly severe, because our immune systems have … Continue reading Pandemic Flu Predicted 2017

Acupuncture Gets Government OK for Back Pain Treatment

April 04, 2017, the American College of Physicians recently issued new non- invasive treatments for acute, subacute and chronic low back pain.  Here are the first two Recommendations: Recommendation 1: Given that most patients with acute or subacute low back pain improve over time regardless of treatment, clinicians and patients should select nonpharmacologic treatment with superficial … Continue reading Acupuncture Gets Government OK for Back Pain Treatment

ARTHRITIS EXPLANATION, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

WHAT IS ARTHRITIS? Acupuncture is considered a potentially useful treatment for osteoarthritis DEGENERATIVE JOINT DISEASE(OSTEOARTHRITIS) Degenerative joint disease, more commonly known as osteoarthritis is the commonest joint disease affecting an estimated 40 million Americans, 85% of whom are above the age of 70 years. The spine and large joints of the body (i.e. those that … Continue reading ARTHRITIS EXPLANATION, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

Acupuncture and Eczema

Acupuncture is a simple approach to treating eczema. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the Lungs and the skin are connected. Often in skin problems there will be allergic rhinitis or sinusitis. During an attack, the treatment would address the symptoms that a person presents with which is mainly heat, and, because it is acute, … Continue reading Acupuncture and Eczema

Meditation and MBSRT benefits SLEEP

Many of us find that when we lay down to sleep, either we are not comfortable, our minds are racing, we are replaying the events of the day, or there is a song we heard on the radio that we can't get out of our mind.  As hard as we try, sleep alludes us and … Continue reading Meditation and MBSRT benefits SLEEP