Oriental Medicine for Injury Rehab and Relief

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After sustaining an injury, the healing process goes through two stages. The first is called the acute stage and is characterized by redness, swelling, inflammation and pain. The second is the chronic stage in which a patient may experience pain only when overusing the injured body part. Noticeable signs of inflammation may be nonexistent or …

Enhance your Endocrine Health with Acupuncture

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The endocrine system is responsible for hormonal functions in the body and produces 30 distinct hormones, each of which has a very specific job to do. This system controls your physical growth, mood, hormone output, reproductive system, mental function and immune system. When it’s not working properly, you become more susceptible to disease and your …

Overcoming Addiction with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

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In This Issue Overcoming Addiction with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine The Opioid Addiction Epidemic and How Acupuncture Can Help Acupuncture’s Role in Solving the Opioid Epidemic Seven Addiction Recovery Tips FDA Recommends Acupuncture for Pain Management Combat Cravings with Ear Massage Seven Addiction Recovery Tips In addition to getting treatment, here are seven lifestyle changes …

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Fibromyalgia

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Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) affects an estimated 2 percent of the population. Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic widespread pain, a heightened and painful response to pressure, insomnia, fatigue, memory loss, mood swings, digestive problems and depression. Anyone who is female or has a family history of fibromyalgia or a diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD) or …

Acupuncture Effective for Many Autoimmune Diseases

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  Over 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, thyroid disease, Addison’s disease, pernicious anemia, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and Guillain-Barr√© syndrome. An autoimmune disease occurs when the body’s immune system attacks healthy tissue. Due to the complexity of treating autoimmune disorders, integrative medicine solutions including acupuncture and Oriental …