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How Acupuncture Treatments work for Anxiety & Depression

Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The way it works is incredibly impressive and interesting. Acupuncture treatments stimulate energy pathways in the body to increase, decrease and balance energy flow. This treatment comes from a belief that the five elements have an influence on internal organs , nerves and muscles, thus influencing […]

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Infertility and Acupuncture Treatments

Can Acupuncture Successfully Treat Infertility? Long before technology and modern medicine, people have used acupuncture to treat infertility. Stimulating a myriad of pressure points in the body can reduce or even treat infertility. Acupuncture is becoming a popular choice for couples. An ancient therapy, acupuncture is a Chinese healing method in which extremely fine needles […]

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Acupuncture 101: Kidneys

Winter is the season for the kidneys & bladder. In Western medicine, kidneys are the organs that filter and purify blood.  They maintain pH, mineral and electrolyte balance by removing excess water and salts to create urine.  The urine is then stored in the bladder until you pee. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the kidneys […]

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Feng Shui for a Healthy Home

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), all of life is influenced by seasonal cycles.  You are probably familiar with this in acupuncture, but did you know that these cycles also affect your home? The practice of making a home “healthy” is called Feng Shui.  By directing the flow of Qi through your home in a balanced […]

The Holiday Survival Toolkit: How to Not Drink at Parties (And Still Have Fun)

The holiday season is upon us and we all know what that means—parties. Parties at work, parties at church, parties at school, fundraiser parties, caroling parties, Secret Santa parties… It’s the season of so many parties that we long for a weekend night with nothing scheduled. All the parties can lead to excess, but the […]