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Alleviate Depression / Stress

Depression The causes and types of depression vary from major depression to chronic depression, atypical depression, bipolar depression, just to name a few. The National Institute of Mental Health defines major depressive disorder as being characterized by a combination of symptoms that interfere with work, sleep study, eating, and loss of interest in once-pleasurable activities.  […]

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Reduce Back Pain

Lower back pain is a common concern, affecting up to 90% of Americans at some point in their lifetime. Approximately 50% of those effected will have more than one episode. Low back pain is a symptom that may occur from a variety of different reasons.  In the Western Biomedical diagnosis often no specific cause of […]

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Digestive Disorders

Gastrointestinal Disorders in Chinese Medicine By: Wei Liu, TCMD, MPH, LAC and Changzhen Gong, PhD, MS Traditional Chinese Medical Theory for Digestive Disorders In traditional Chinese medical theory, the Spleen is the key organ involved in gastro-intestinal disorders. The Spleen has primary responsibility for “transforming” and “transporting” food essence in the body, including the excretion […]

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Help with Asthma

The cause for asthma is not known. You are more likely to have asthma if other members of your family have it and/or you have allergies.  Asthma is not caused by emotional problems, though emotions can trigger an attack.   People with asthma have sensitive airways and need to be aware of asthma attack triggers Asthma […]

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Treat Arthritis

About 50 million people in the US suffer from some form of arthritis.  About 20 million people suffering from arthritis have symptoms severe enough to seek medical attention.  There is about 100 forms of arthritis.  The most common forms are: Osteoarthritis, known as degenerative arthritis or wear-and-tear-arthritis.  This refers to the pain and inflammation resulting […]

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Strengthen Immune System

NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE Questions and Answers About Acupuncture What is acupuncture? Acupuncture applies needles, heat, pressure, and other treatments to certain places on the skin to cause a change in the physical functions of the body. The use of acupuncture is part of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). TCM is a medical system that has been […]

Reduce Anxiety