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Acupuncture for PMS

PMS Pre-menstrual Syndrome and Pre-menstrual Dysphoric Disorder are two conditions on the same continuum, with PMDD being the more severe of the two. While the only allopathic protocol is treat with hormones, TCM excels at addressing both the root cause as well as the symptoms of these conditions. The Liver Governs Blood From a Chinese […]

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Acupuncture can put you in a better mood

How can alternative medicines, like acupuncture, effect my mood? When we talk about alternative medicine, we are talking about a very broad range of disciplines including, but not limited to, homeopathy, chiropractic, acupuncture, herbs, and ayurvedic medicine. Each of these medicines has within its constructs the ability to diagnose and treat disharmonies. To address your […]

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Alternative Approaches to Managing Hypertension

About hypertension Elevated blood pressure, commonly known as hypertension, affects nearly one in three Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health. Most people can suffer from the condition without knowing it, so it’s important to check your blood pressure at least annually and more often upon your doctor’s recommendation. Essential, or primary, hypertension often […]

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Finding & Treating the Causes of Insomnia

According to the National Institute of Health it is estimated that some 50-70 million Americans suffer from sleep or wakefulness disorders causing nearly $50B in lost productivity and upwards of 5000 car crashes. A related disorder called sleep apnea (temporary cessation of breathing while asleep) affects 12-18 million Americans. In my practice, I see first-hand the […]

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