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Allergies and Oriental Medicine

Despite Oriental Medicine’s 5000+ history, there is no established protocol for the treatment of allergies. Actually, there is no term for ‘allergy’ in the Orient, as this illness has only recently become epidemic, spreading across all nations and cultures. While continuing my studies in Korea, I asked one of my teachers to share his thoughts […]

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Eczema, What Is It Telling You?

Eczema, also called “atopic dermatitis”, is a common inflammatory skin condition affecting many adults as well as children. It is thought that eczema affects 15% of all children. Eczema typically appears on the face, hands, elbows, but can be anywhere on the skin. It is described as itchy, dry, and rash-like patches and called the […]

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Say Farewell to Low Back Pain with Acupuncture

Low back pain has a slew of causes including acute or chronic lumbar strain, issues with the nerves, bone and joint conditions, and spinal disc herniation. Whatever the cause of low back pain, it can be debilitating, limit movement, and interfere with your lifestyle. Instead of turning to pain killers or surgery, which can have […]

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Control Your Migraines with Acupuncture

Migraines can have a serious impact on your life. Many individuals suffer from the condition one to four times per month, sidelining them for hours or even days. Unfortunately, a migraine isn’t your average headache. It’s characterized by severe throbbing and pulsating pain on one or both sides of the head, sensitivity to light and […]

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How to Choose an Acupuncturist

Interested in acupuncture? When deciding on an acupuncturist, it’s essential to find a licensed, experienced practitioner. Here are a few points to keep in mind: • Not all acupuncturists are created equal. Practitioners who are certified, as opposed to licensed, including some medical doctors, chiropractors, and physical therapists, often have 300 hours of training or […]

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Make Those New Year’s Resolutions Stick With Acupuncture

It’s that time of year again. The holiday season is in full swing and you’re probably mulling over the habits you want to nix or reinforce in 2017. Acupuncture isn’t solely a way to cure illness or health conditions. In fact, treatments can aid in addressing a host of issues. If any of these resolutions […]

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