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Floral Acupuncture: Applying the Flower Essences of Dr. Bach to Acupuncture Sites

April 3, 2016

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Floral Acupuncture: Applying the Flower Essences of Dr. Bach to Acupuncture Sites by Deborah Craydon, CFEP & Warren Bellows, Lic.Ac. —  The book links the flower essences of Dr. Edward Bach to acupuncture points and thoroughly explains this groundbreaking form of alternative healing. The process is simple and effective and is easily practiced in the […]

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Acupuncture can help with weight loss

March 14, 2016

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Acupuncture can help with weight loss by Sheri Singer —  According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2009-2010), two out of every three American adults are overweight or obese. As Americans gear up to watch what they eat and hit the gym, the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine® (NCCAOM) may […]

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Acupuncture relieves symptoms of PCOS

February 14, 2015

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Acupuncture relieves symptoms of PCOS by Don Matesz — A study recently published in an online issue of the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology has found that acupuncture can relieve some of the symptoms and improve the hormone levels of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), which occurs in about one in 10 women. […]

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Acupuncture as an alternative to medication for arthritis and pain

December 31, 2014

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Acupuncture as an alternative to medication for arthritis and pain by Dr. Steven Cooner — Acupuncture has successfully managed patients’ arthritis pain and related symptoms for centuries, with no adverse side effects, only benefits. It is a wonderful alternative to some of the controversial medicines on the market today. The term arthritis means inflammation of […]

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Allergies, acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine

May 26, 2014

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Allergies, acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine by Dr. Steven Cooner —  As the seasons change, many people begin suffering from various allergies. With all our recent rainfall, this is an unusually lush spring, causing many of us to experience more sinus headaches, runny noses and itchy eyes than usual. These symptoms of environmental seasonal allergies […]

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Seven steps for back pain relief

February 24, 2013

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by Dr. Julie Gorman —  Pain is your body’s alarm system telling you something is wrong. While medications often can provide temporary relief, they do not address the underlying causes of the pain. In addition, they often have unwanted side effects, such as liver damage and stomach ulcers. Dealing with pain can be difficult, but […]

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The history of acupuncture

September 19, 2012

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The history of acupuncture by Dr. Sima Aidun —  Acupuncture is an ancient medicine with a history dating back at least 4,000 years, its longevity a testimony to its efficacy. Following the 1911 Revolution in China, Western medicine was introduced and acupuncture and Chinese herbology were systematically suppressed as anachronistic. Later, however, acupuncture was widely […]

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Acupuncture helpful in relieving pain of depression

September 1, 2012

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by Kim Blankenship —  A recent study conducted in Sydney, Australia, has shown that acupuncture can help lift the mood of severely depressed people. Marked improvement was noted in a group of people taking medication for depression who were also treated with acupuncture for a two-month period. Researchers worked with a group of 40 patients […]

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Overcoming PCOS for fertility

August 11, 2012

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by MaryAnn Shostek —  Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a complex disorder in which patients experience few and, in extreme cases, no menstrual periods. This is due to the fact that the menstrual cycle is out of order and the patient is not ovulating. This often is accompanied by hormone irregularities, including increased androgen (testosterone) […]

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Acupuncture for pain

April 12, 2012

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by Annie Porter —  It is not so difficult with our busy lives to ignore aches and pains or to seek ongoing distraction from them. These nagging discomforts could have come on quickly or may have been slow to develop and may be dull, achy, sharp or stabbing. Certain pains might feel better with movement. […]

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Health updates: Hot flashes and chocolate

March 5, 2012

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The following is new information regarding a new study on acupuncture and hot flashes, and healthy limits for chocolate. Acupuncture beats drug to treat hot flashes Acupuncture works as well as Effexor, a drug commonly used to combat hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms that can accompany breast cancer treatment. In fact, the benefits of […]

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Acupuncture and sports

March 5, 2012

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by Kim Blankenship —  It is common knowledge that in order for one to excel in athletic endeavors, it is necessary to achieve and maintain a high level of physical and mental balance, and stamina. Many professional athletes and amateur weekend warriors turn to acupuncture to increase stamina and speed up recovery time from mild […]

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New classes for homeopathic physicians

March 1, 2012

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The American Medical College of Homeopathy in Phoenix is now offering a new course to enable physicians to achieve a secondary license — the Arizona homeopathic physician’s license, which is expressed as M.D.(H). This license is available only to M.D.s and D.O.s in good standing. The class runs one Saturday a month for six months, […]

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