Stress and Anxiety Management: How Acupuncture, Massage, Reiki and Osteopathy Can Help

By |2021-08-23T18:01:32+00:00May 15, 2021|Blog, Mental Wellness, Stress|

At Red Leaf Wellness, we believe in taking a holistic approach to improving overall health and satisfaction in life. While medical treatments are available to deal with stress and anxiety, we focus on combining the best of ancient Eastern and modern Western medicine to help our patients overcome the symptoms and causes of stress and anxiety. That’s not to say that traditional medications and psychological therapies are not effective in combatting stress and anxiety - but it’s important that those who suffer from these challenges understand that there are many options available. And, with such a variety available, it’s easier Read more ...

Simple solutions for anxiety and insomnia. How wellness and Traditional Chinese medicine can help!

By |2021-08-11T19:12:15+00:00November 16, 2020|Acupuncture, Blog, Coronavirus, Massage, Nutrition, Reiki, Sleep, Stress, Wellness|

To say that this year has been an emotional roller coaster ride would be an understatement. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of the way we live our lives, and for many people this has led to an increase in stress-related ailments like anxiety and insomnia. The good news is there are ways to combat these ailments without resorting to pharmaceutical drugs. Traditional Chinese Medicine is a holistic healing system that can be a powerful tool in treating a wide range of health issues including anxiety and insomnia. What is Traditional Chinese Medicine? Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has Read more ...

Benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine During the Pandemic

By |2021-06-11T14:17:30+00:00November 7, 2020|Blog, Coronavirus, Mental Wellness, Stress|

The novel coronavirus has turned our world upside down. Along with stress and worry, many of us have been locked down and need some kind of relief from worries, isolation, and fear. But imagine getting away for a little while. Imagine letting everything go and feeling better both in mind and spirit right now. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) may be the way to set everything aside, take a moment for ourselves, and enjoy the overwhelming mental and physical benefits at the same time. There are many benefits of traditional Chinese medicine during the pandemic. And some that may surprise you. From Read more ...

Is Functional Medicine the Key to Stress Management?

By |2021-06-11T13:55:08+00:00March 2, 2017|Blog, Mental Wellness, Stress|

No one is free from the stresses that life brings. The differences come in the amount of stress that each person is under and the way they handle it. Long-term stress with no healthy way of dealing with it has surprisingly ill effects on your physical health. Here are some of the ways that stress can affect your body over time: Depression Anxiety Personality disorders Heart disease High blood pressure Heart attack Stroke Obesity and other eating disorders Menstrual issues Sexual dysfunction Skin issues Hair loss Intestinal distress Clearly, finding a healthy way to manage your stress is of vital Read more ...

Edmonton Acupuncture for Management of Chronic Fatigue

By |2021-07-23T16:43:25+00:00June 17, 2016|Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Pain Management, Stress, Wellness|

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (or CFS) is characterized by the feeling of excessive fatigue that weighs a person down in their day-to-day life – regardless of how much sleep or rest they may get. It presents fatigue in various forms from physical pain to psychiatric conditions like depression, and this can affect a person’s overall quality of life. CFS also presents immunologic disturbances as well, pointing to symptoms of allergies and rashes in many patients. Recent controlled studies also present documented abnormalities in endocrine function as being a consistent factor, such as the reduced production of the corticotrophin-releasing hormone in the Read more ...

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