8Jun

Why we love to treat teachers

The many teachers that I have known have had a profound effect on my life. As a youth they have inspired and sparked a true excitement and enthusiasm for learning about a wide variety of topics. They also encouraged and demanded that I improve my organization, memorization, and handwriting skills. As an acupuncturist I hear stories about the daily lives and routines of a wide […]

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5Jun

Top 4 Reasons that every Father needs Acupuncture in his life

  With Father’s Day around this corner Acupuncture is something that everyone should consider. If you really want to take care of a father in your life who is always caring for others then get him to an Acupuncturist! Here are the top 4 reasons why they need it. 1) To get rid of Stress.  Acupuncture is like massage, but for the INSIDE of your […]

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18May

How and Whys for BBT Charts, an easy guide for fertility.

Whenever I have a woman who comes to me who is having trouble conceiving, I ask them if they have been charting their basal body temperature, or BBT. Many women I see have, at some point, charted their BBT, but gave up after a few months because it was just “ONE MORE thing to do” when working on fertility. It is true, that charting your […]

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12May

10 Habits for Good Digestion and Longevity – from the Acupuncturist

Did you know that your body was designed to live 100 years or more? If we want to live a long and healthy life what we eat is very important because of the relationship between diet and the immune system. At least 70 percent of immunity is directly connected to our digestive system. This is because of the large number of microscopic organisms that live there. Here are […]

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17Feb

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS LIST ACUPUNCTURE AS TOP TREATMENT FOR BACK PAIN

The American College of Physicians now lists Acupuncture as their top choice for both acute and chronic back pain!  We were excited to see all of the media coverage of the latest recommendations on the treatment of Pain.  The story has been featured on ABC, NBC, Fox News, and CBS.  The American College of Physicians recommendations has also been reported on in most major newspapers. Here […]

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1Aug

Non-Surgical Tennis Elbow Treatment gets you back in the Game

Like most doctors, I encourage all of my patients to exercise regularly. There is nothing that will end a good exercise habit faster than having to stop due to injury or pain. Lateral Epicondylitis, more commonly known as Tennis Elbow, is one of the most common injuries for today’s athletes and “weekend warriors”. Tennis elbow is caused by repeated twisting of the wrist or frequent […]

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6Apr

5 Home Remedies for Pregnancy Nausea

Now that you’re pregnant, your body is producing the hormone Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin (hCG) in large quantities. This hormone makes sure that your baby gets what it needs from your body in the early weeks. However it also makes most women very nauseous.  Once the placenta takes over nourishing your baby, hCG levels drop and your nausea should ease. Although it’s miserable being sick, as […]

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22Mar

The 4 Best Times of the Day to Drink Water

Drinking water at the correct times of day can help maximize its effectiveness on the body.  Here are 4 times of the day that water is a must. 1.) First thing in the morning is a very important time to drink water. Having 2 large glasses helps activate the internal organs and re-hydrate the body after a long nights sleep. 2.) Drinking a large glass […]

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22Mar

3 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Today!

1.) Meditation –It helps balance your autonomic nervous system, which is responsible for helping your body maintain normal blood pressure. Transcendental meditation, where you repeat a sound or mantra with closed eyes, was shown to be particularly effective. 2.) Acupuncture – blocks the effect of an adrenaline rush. There is an area just above the spinal cord in the brain stem which regulates the release […]

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15Mar

4 Steps to Healing the Gut Naturally

             In functional medicine, we believe that every system in the body is connected. Your digestive and hormonal systems, for example, aren’t independent of one another. At the center of it all is a properly functioning digestive system. When your gut is unhealthy, it can cause more than just stomach pain, gas, bloating, or diarrhea. Because 60-80% of our immune […]

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