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Migraines and Acupuncture

Posted by on Feb 2, 2017 in Blog, Media Bar | 0 comments

Migraines and Acupuncture

Do you suffer from migraines? If so you’re not alone. Migraine sufferers number more than 38 million people in the US alone. Most people plagued by migraines experience one or two attacks per month and according to the Migraine Research Foundation, there are more than 4 million people that have at least 15 days of migraine-suffering each month. This makes migraines extremely debilitating and intrusive — hampering a person’s ability to function normally at work, school and in other areas of life — and it’s also why migraines are considered the sixth most disabling illness in...

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Acupuncture in the Emergency Room

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Acupuncture in the Emergency Room

Acupuncture is an alternative medicine practice originating in ancient China that treats patients by manipulating thin, solid needles, which are inserted into acupuncture points in the skin. Acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain, but can be used to treat a wide variety of disorders such as digestive disorders, headaches, and anxiety. According the StarTribune, a Minneapolis hospital is blazing trails as the first hospital in the nation to have an acupuncturist on staff in the Emergency Room. The hospital reports this alternative addition has been successful thus far, treating...

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Acupuncture for Menopause

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Acupuncture for Menopause

Did you know that acupuncture can be helpful in alleviating the symptoms of menopause? Recent research indicates that acupuncture treatment can be effective in helping women through this time of their lives. In a study published in Menopause, researchers completed a meta- analysis of 104 studies in order to assess the effectiveness of acupuncture on menopausal symptoms. The researchers found that acupuncture reduced both the frequency and severity of hot flashes. These findings suggest that acupuncture could be an effective alternative treatment for menopausal symptoms and women who suffer...

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Ways to Manage Stress

Posted by on Apr 25, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Ways to Manage Stress

Stress can have many negative effects towards our health. Not only can it affect how we interact with others, but it also weakens our immune system, causes skin breakouts, affects our mood and our appetite. Stress can also affect our heart health and hormone levels in our body. The effects of unmanaged stress can be quite serious. April is National Stress Awareness Month and if you haven’t already, it’s time to start thinking about ways to manage your stress. 1.     Acupuncture treatments Studies have shown that acupuncture lowers stress hormones, like cortisol. Some studies also show...

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Acupuncture for Arthritis

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Acupuncture for Arthritis

Acupuncture has become an increasingly utilized method of treatment for a variety of ailments and diseases. Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese method of treatment, which aims to balance the energy flow in your body. The energy flows through pathways called meridians, which can become blocked. Acupuncture needles are placed at certain points on the body in order to reestablish balance. Acupuncture may also be a beneficial treatment for those suffering from Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic and progressive disease that leads to the degeneration or joints and...

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