Acupuncture Boosts Immunity and Curbs Seasonal Colds

Written by Ann on November 1, 2014

There are many things that signal the coming of fall, including cooler temperatures, pumpkin-flavored everything, and sniffles. While the first two signs are welcomed, the last – an oncoming cold — is not something we tend to look forward to this time of year. Luckily, acupuncture offers an alternative to the standard assumption that fall and winter equal an annual cold.

How Acupuncture Boosts Immunity
Research has shown that acupuncture increases white blood cells in the body, which boosts the immune system

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Treating Shingles with Acupuncture

Written by Ann on October 16, 2014

Every year outside of drug stores, you’ll see the signs: Get Your Shingles Vaccination Here! But do you know what shingles is and how you get it? Often, it’s not until you’re dealing with the virus yourself that you gain knowledge of it — and then you’re in the predicament of trying to eradicate it. Today, we’ll provide some education about shingles and ways you can both avoid getting it and what to do if you wind up getting it

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Acupuncture and De Qi Work to Improve Bell’s Palsy

Written by Ann on October 5, 2014

Bell’s palsy may be one of those conditions that you’ve not heard of, but for those affected, it can be a life-altering diagnosis. Thankfully, there is a proven, natural approach to help: acupuncture. And studies show that de qi, a specific application of acupuncture techniques, leads to an almost 20% improvement above using standard acupuncture.

What Is Bell’s Palsy?
Bell’s Palsy only affects the facial muscles, resulting in partial paralysis of the face and/or lack of control of those muscles. Typically, it

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Epilepsy and Acupuncture: Curb the Seizures Naturally

Written by Ann on September 4, 2014

Epilepsy is a serious condition, and if you or a loved one has it, you know how scary it can be when a seizure hits, especially unexpectedly. Although there is currently no cure for epilepsy or the seizures the disease causes, there are many ways to manage them. Perhaps one you haven’t yet thought of is acupuncture, a natural method to curb seizures.

Origins of Epilepsy
Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by seizures, classified as either grand mal or petit mal.

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The Bedwetting Dilemma and How Acupuncture Can Help

Written by Ann on August 21, 2014

We’ve previously discussed incontinence and how acupuncture can make a significant difference for those who are losing control of their bladders due to age, illness, or even pregnancy. But there’s another population that can sometimes have problems with bladder control: young children. When it comes to nighttime pottying, little kids can have an extreme learning curve, and older children may not be able to wake to get to the bathroom. While bedwetting, or enuresis, is an inconvenience in the learning

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