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Curious to know the latest oriental medicine trends and findings? Keep up to date with my blog postings focused on relevant acupuncture news and research.

Traditional Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia

While science has made inroads and downright amazing discoveries in recent decades, one area that eludes doctors and scientists alike is fibromyalgia. The National Fibromyalgia & Chronic Pain Association states that approximately 8% of adults 80 years of age and younger fit the criteria for fibromyalgia. This condition is characterized by Read more ...

By |October 28, 2020|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Fibromyalgia, Wellness|Comments Off on Traditional Chinese Medicine for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized as an excessive tiredness and fatigue. It’s considered a complex disorder because it cannot be explained by a specific medical condition. Physical and mental activity can worsen this condition while rest doesn’t seem to make things better either. So how can one tackle this? Read more ...

By |January 17, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Sleep, Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue

The Signs of Kidney Yang Deficiency

Are you the kind of person that “runs cold”? Do you always have cold extremities, frequently feel uncomfortably cold and suffer from back and joint pain during colder seasons? These all could be signs of kidney yang deficiency. Here’s what you need to know about kidney yang, its role in Read more ...

By |November 24, 2016|Categories: Blog, Wellness|Comments Off on The Signs of Kidney Yang Deficiency

Acupuncture for Women with Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a health condition that takes place in a woman’s body when the same endometrial cells that are found in the lining of the uterus are dislodged and begin to grow outside of the uterus and into other areas of the body. This can present difficulties to the bowels Read more ...

By |November 1, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Reproductive Health, Wellness, Women's Health|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Women with Endometriosis

How Acupuncture Can Help You Quit Smoking

Despite the fact that smoking is known to cause a host of health issues, it’s no easy task to curb the cravings. Did you know that acupuncture is a proven and effective method for quitting smoking? Here is how it can help. Corresponding areas of the body Acupuncture points on Read more ...

By |October 12, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Wellness|Comments Off on How Acupuncture Can Help You Quit Smoking

All you Need to Know About Acupuncture and Liver Function

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the liver is one of the most important organs. It controls the flow of life energy, also known as Qi, a vital substance that affects the physiological functions of the human organs and meridians. The liver’s first priority is to keep your Qi moving smoothly. Read more ...

By |September 22, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Wellness|Comments Off on All you Need to Know About Acupuncture and Liver Function

Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergies

Do you suffer from allergies every spring or late summer? Allergies are notoriously difficult to treat, as there are a fair amount of factors that can cause them. First, there are outdoor airborne allergens floating around at different times of the day. Pollen (such as that of ragweed) and grass Read more ...

By |September 8, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergies

Acupuncture and Cancer Care

In modern Western medicine, a variety of cancer treatments are generally administered to remove cancer masses, shrink tumors and rid the body of cancer cells. However, while these treatments can be effective, it is difficult to detect any free cancer cells that could still exist in the body post-treatment. These Read more ...

By |July 27, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Pain Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture and Cancer Care

Acupuncture for Thyroid Disorders

The thyroid is one of the most important glands in our bodies. It regulates the body’s temperature, metabolism and the functioning of the muscles, liver, brain and a host of other systems. Thyroid health affects all aspects of a person’s wellbeing, and it can affect people of all ages. Thyroid Read more ...

By |July 18, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Thyroid Disorders

Edmonton Acupuncture for Management of Chronic Fatigue

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 Read more ...

By |June 17, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Pain Management, Stress, Wellness|Comments Off on Edmonton Acupuncture for Management of Chronic Fatigue

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