Acupuncture and Acne

Acupuncture and Acne

Acupuncture and Improving Skin from Acne Acne is a disease that affects the skin’s oil glands which produce an substance called sebum. These glands are connected to the small holes in your skin through canals called follicles.  Inside the follicles, dead skin cells are carried to the surface of the skin. Sometimes, the follicle of a skin gland gets clogged …

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Acupuncture for Headaches and Migraines

Acupuncture and Headaches

Acupuncture and Headaches Many people around the world suffer from headaches and migraines. Research shows that more than 45 million people in the United States suffer from chronic headaches. More than 28 million people experience severe migraines. There are two types of headaches: primary and secondary. A primary headache is a condition in and of itself. Examples of a primary …

Acupuncture and TMJ

Acupuncture and TMJ

Acupuncture and TMJ TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disease, is a common problem with few effective remedies in Western Medicine. However, acupuncture and herbal medicine can work wonders to relieve TMJ and jaw pain. What is the temporomandibular joint? The temporomandibular joint is at the point where your lower jaw (mandible) has a connection with your skull (the temporal bone). This is a …

Acupuncture and Eye Pain

Acupuncture and Eye Pain

Acupuncture and Eye Pain Humans are a visual species. When impaired vision disrupts our daily activities, we face the stark reality of how important our eyes are to us. Acupuncture can help to restore healthy eyes. Eye pain includes the pain experienced at the orbit, canthus, eyelid, and the full eyes. Eye pain may occur in one or both eyes. …

Acupuncture and the Menstrual Cycle

Acupuncture and the Menstrual Cycle

Acupuncture and the Menstrual Cycle There are a number of health issues women are generally confronted with. From PMS, fibroids, endometriosis, PCOS, fertility issues, to irregular menstruation, cramping, heavy period, long menstrual cycles, and the list goes on and on. Women at some point or the other find themselves struggling with one or more of these conditions. Licensed acupuncturists consult …

The Combination of Acupuncture and Massage

Acupuncture and Massage

Acupuncture and Massage The combination of acupuncture and massage is a powerful method of treatment.  Research has shown that both acupuncture and massage individually are excellent for the reduction of pain and muscle spasm, but combining the treatments can enhance the effects. According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 70 conditions, diseases and symptoms that acupuncture treats.  …

Acupuncture Can Help Women’s Reproductive Systems

Acupuncture and Reproductive Systems

Acupuncture and Women’s Reproductive Systems Acupuncture can help a woman through her entire reproductive cycle. From her first menses to her last, acupuncture helps regulate the period so that a woman can have a healthy life without suffering through bloating, heavy periods with cramps, and other issues. Acupuncture works in a different, more natural way from all types of typical medicines. …

Different Types of Herbal Teas

Acupuncture and Herbal Teas

Different Types of Herbal Teas Sometimes acupuncture alone is not enough. Maybe it will be awhile before you come in for your next treatment, or maybe you just need that extra boost to help with your condition. We often prescribe herbal remedies to supplement your acupuncture treatments. There are 3 options of herbal remedies. Option 1: The teapill. These are …

What is Cupping Therapy?

Cupping Therapy

What is Cupping? Cupping therapy is one of the oldest methods of traditional Chinese medicine where a glass or plastic cup is applied to the skin. The cups are warmed using a cotton ball soaked in alcohol, lit, then placed inside the cup creating a vacuum. As the vacuum is created, the cup is turned upside-down so that the practitioner …