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Research Update: Acupuncture for Respiratory Issues

A study published in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine saw the efficacy of acupuncture treatments improve the respiratory status of patients on prolonged mechanical ventilation. The patients involved in the study were in critical care and treated with acupuncture four times a week. Of the 16 participants, 11 were successfully weaned off of … Read moreResearch Update: Acupuncture for Respiratory Issues

How Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs can Help Allergies

Q: Can Acupuncture help treat allergies, sinusitis, or seasonal allergies? A: Yes, Acupuncture can work very well for general allergies, sinusitis, or seasonal allergies. It can help decrease ones sensitivity to external irritants like dander, pollen, dead skin particles, detergents, cologne, and many more. Q: How many treatments will it take to see a difference … Read moreHow Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs can Help Allergies

How Acupuncture helps with Chronic Headaches and Migraines

Q: Does Acupuncture help or treat migraines and headaches? A: Yes! Acupuncture treats headaches and migraines very well. They are actually quite easy to treat and results can be seen with only 3-5 treatments. Q:  How many treatments do I need to see a change in my migraines? A:  Typically anywhere between 3-5 treatments you … Read moreHow Acupuncture helps with Chronic Headaches and Migraines

Treating Stress and Anxiety with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Q: Does Acupuncture help with managing stress?A: Acupuncture has been shown to help quite drastically with managing stress levels. One of the most important things is to make sure that the office clinic space and the practitioner makes the patient feel more calm and relaxed. Even though this does not have much to do with … Read moreTreating Stress and Anxiety with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Treating Insomnia & Sleeping Disorders with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

Q: Can Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs help with insomnia? A: Yes it can.. Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs can help drastically with insomnia. It is a natural and very effective way to improve the quality and duration of ones sleep. Q: Does it Hurt? A: It depends on your practitioner! Different practitioners have different styles. This … Read moreTreating Insomnia & Sleeping Disorders with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

A Short Explanation of Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese herbs are an incredible healing tool that falls under the umbrella of Chinese Medicine. Some people may tell you that they’re uncomfortable taking Chinese herbs, but the reality is that these herbs are everywhere. People take ginkgo for their memory, licorice as candy or a digestive aid, and ginseng for energy. In fact, the … Read moreA Short Explanation of Chinese Herbal Medicine

Eight Things to Know About Cupping Therapy : Chinese Medicine

When I talk about Chinese medicine, most people think about acupuncture. What they don’t realize is that we practitioners have a number of tools in our therapeutic toolbox beyond acupuncture to help our patients heal. One of those little-known tools is called cupping. I have to thank celebrities, low cut gowns, and awards galas for … Read moreEight Things to Know About Cupping Therapy : Chinese Medicine

Fertility and Your Chinese Kidney : Acupuncture Medicine

One of the most exciting and fulfilling applications of acupuncture is in the area of fertility. The incidence of infertility has been rising, and currently affects about 12 percent of couples trying to become pregnant, which is about seven million couples in the United States. There are a number of reasons why this is happening, … Read moreFertility and Your Chinese Kidney : Acupuncture Medicine