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Teenage Anxiety: The Invisible Disease

National Crisis or a Sign of the Times? According to national statistics, anxiety affects nearly 1 in 5 adults annually and affects a staggering 1 in 3 adolescents.  The National Comorbidity Survey Adolescent Supplement (NCS-A) which looked at any anxiety disorder among U.S. adolescents aged 13-18 found the following: An estimated 31.9% of adolescents had […]

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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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Acupuncture for Depression

Acupuncture effectively treats mild to moderate depression and may be used in conjunction to western medications. By correcting imbalances in the Liver and Kidney energies, people can begin to feel well within the first few weeks of treatment. The Role of the Liver in Depression The liver in Chinese medicine is different than the traditional […]

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Top 5 Immune System Killers

#1. Sleep According to a 2008 article on sleep in Scientific American, the average American runs a sleep deficit of one hour per night for a combined total of two weeks per year! In a separate study, published by the European Journal of Physiology, going into sleep debt can have significant consequences. In the conclusion […]

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