• Reduce Anxiety - Why Acupuncture Works for Anxiety Relief According to the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorder in the United States. Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults and have cost more than $42 billion a year. Certain challenging or traumatic events may produce feelings of anxiety, worry or fear,…
  • Four Self Care Techniques for Facial Rejuvenation - 1. Herbal poultice – Thoroughly clean face. Make a poultice using equal parts of ground organic almonds, lavender and rose flowers, ground flax seeds, and oats. Add water and French clay, and stir into a thick paste. Apply to the face, avoiding the eyes, and let dry. Wash off after 15-20 minutes. 2. Stay hydrated…
  • Acupuncture: An effective treatment for chronic headaches - If you suffer from headaches, you are not alone. Over 50 million of us experience some form of a severe headache at some point in our lives. Whenever you experience minor head pain or severe migraines, headaches can take valuable time out of your day and your life, and leave you searching for relief. One…
  • Facial Rejuvenation – How Acupuncture Helps - Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can provide a safe, effective, natural, and drug-free approach to reducing the signs of aging. A facial rejuvenation treatment using this ancient technique can improve the muscle tone of the face and neck while addressing underlying imbalances that may have contributed to the aging process. Why does skin sag?…
  • The Role of Acupuncture in Treating Chronic Pain - Pain is a warning signal, an alarm that goes off when your body is trying to tell you something is wrong and out of balance. Most people experience significant pain at some point during their lives – whether it is from an injury, illness or unknown cause. What can you do? No one should have…
  • How to reduce stress with Acupuncture - Stress is a natural response of the body to the various demands we place upon it. In ancient times, our stress response, also known as our flight response, provided us with energy to preserve life during difficult situations, such as an attack or threat by a wild animal. Unfortunately, modern day stress is considerably higher,…
  • Can Acupuncture Help You Lose Weight? - If you struggle with your weight, you are not alone. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it is estimated that there are more than 1 billion overweight adults, and there are at least 300 million clinically obese individuals. Overweight people spend billions of dollars annually on weight loss products, but obesity is still on…
  • Must Have for your First-Aid Kit - With the start of warmer weather comes more activities out of doors. Whether you enjoy camping, hiking, gardening or grilling, be sure to have your first-aid kit stocked with Yunnan Baiyao. Yunnan Baiyao, also known as the “miracle herb”, is best known for it’s ability to stop bleeding, speed up clotting and reduce inflammation. This…
  • Quit Smoking Naturally - Over 50 million adult Americans smoke. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 70% of these individuals have reported the desire to quit. Smoking is a very difficult addiction to overcome, but there are many reasons to do so. Cigarettes have 4,000 chemicals, including 43 known carcinogenic compounds. The CDC reports tobacco to be…
  • Treatment of Whiplash with TCM - Whiplash associated disorder is a common musculoskeletal injury caused by a rushed impact, jolting one’s head forward or to the side sending energy to the cervical spine. Most common symptoms of whiplash include neck pain, pain in one or both arms, pain between the shoulder blades and low back pain. Other symptoms consist of dizziness,…