Emotions are a healthy response to the events in our lives, but there are times that emotions become overwhelming and dominate our moods. Acupuncture is used to balance the flow of life energy in the body, and during this process, it has been documented, that as wellness increases, the emotions are also brought into a healthy balance. Many complaints have been linked to emotional disorder, ranging from insomnia, panic attacks, overeating and addictions. Using acupuncture to restore the flow of chi is a gentle, non-invasive therapy, which can have profound impact on emotional health.
Acupuncture has been used to diagnose, treat and prevent illness for over 2,500 years. An acupuncturist will diagnose your condition by conducting a thorough examination. This is based on medical history, pulse and tongue diagnosis.
The treatments can be composed of many elements, including; moxabusion (heat), Read the rest of this entry »
If you are a weekend warrior or a professional athlete, do you sometimes push your body to the extreme? In honing your skills, to become more proficient, do you sometimes overreach the comfort zone? Injury may occur as we push beyond our limits, We may overdo it, and over time create problems now and in the future.
In today’s hectic lifestyle, we often don’t allow adequate time to heal completely. We use painkillers and anti-inflammatory medications to dull the aches, pains and reduce inflammation. It’s a quick and easy approach, but only a temporary fix.
By covering up pain, stiffness, swelling or aches, you may be masking a deeper problem. These are the signals from your body, telling you that something is weakened, out of balance, or blocked, and needs to be taken care of. These warning signals are telling you to stop, rest and heal.
Acupuncture, along with other adjunct therapies such as therapeutic herbs and massage can provide a competitive edge in your athletic performance by reducing inflammation, and increasing joint mobility. This ancient and effective form of health care can help create a more agile you.
The treatment of infertility with acupuncture and Chinese medicine dates back 2000 years. These ancient time-tested techniques improve fertility rates and support a woman’s whole body, unlocking unlimited potential for health, healing and childbearing.
A landmark study published in the medical journal Fertility & Sterility found that acupuncture dramatically improves the chances of becoming pregnant when used in conjunction with other assisted reproductive techniques. Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York reviewed studies, and concluded that acupuncture helps to: Read the rest of this entry »
The British Medical Journal reports on a study where over 400 people who suffered from severe headaches and migraines received acupuncture treatments. These were compared to a group that received regular medications.
Those receiving acupuncture care had an average of 22-30 fewer days without headaches, they used 15% less medication, 25% fewer visits to the doctor and had 15% fewer sick days off from work.
Two billion people worldwide and 18,000,000 Americans use acupuncture to solve their health problems. Acupuncture might be able to help you.