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Acupuncture

Are Chinese Herbs Toxic?

If you've ever been to see an acupuncturist, odds are even that you had a brush with Chinese herbal medicine. If you didn't take herbs, maybe you saw...

Jason Burke, LAc
June 26 2013

5 Simple Choices To Be Your Healthiest Self

When asked about his diet, one of my heroes, Jack LaLanne, who was still in killer shape into his 80s, used to say, “Eat real food!”

5 Reasons You Should Try Acupuncture

If you still haven’t tried acupuncture and are curious whether it’s worth your time and money, here are five encouraging reasons to give it a chance.

Nancy Allen, LAc
May 30 2013

How To Manage Asthma Naturally

Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the tiny pockets in your lungs, called alveoli, where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged as you breathe. An...

Peter J. Braglia, D.C.
April 23 2013

Using Acupuncture To Treat Addiction

Even before I became a Licensed Acupuncturist and Reiki Master I believed in the powerful energy medicine of acupuncture and Reiki. I always knew I...

Margarita Alcantara, LAc
April 20 2013

Lower Back Pain: 10 Methods To Find Relief

Did you know that one of the most common reasons to visit the doctor is lower back pain? It makes sense, considering it can be pretty unpleasant,...

Karen Sherwood
March 11 2013

How Acupuncture Can Heal You

Acupuncture has been acknowledged as a safe, sterile, 21st-Century approach to healing.

Phil Veneziano, M.S., LAc
February 15 2013

8 Natural Ways to Stay More Alert and Improve Your Memory

If you are struggling with a drop in alertness, attention span, or memory retention, you may want to try some of these natural remedies.

Amber Scriven, M.S., LAc
November 26 2012

What Your Skin Breakouts Are Telling You

Here's how to read your skin and what to do about breakouts.

Claudia Colombo
October 26 2012

How My Birth Control Pill Almost Killed Me

I knew that there were some risks associated with birth control pills. But I was healthy and active and have never smoked, so I didn't think I was in...

Colleen Wachob
October 25 2012

4 Health Perks Of Lotus & Reverse Prayer

From an acupuncture perspective lotus pose (Padmasana) is one of the best poses for the mind and the body. Add in a reverse prayer (Pashchima...

Amber Scriven, M.S., LAc
September 18 2012

10 Tips to Reduce Stress From Chinese Medicine

Stress causes severe muscle pains, shrinks the size of our brains, and even causes heart disease.

Robert Piper
September 2 2012

Why Ginseng Is the Ultimate Body Booster

Ginseng is a well-known herb that looks like a twisted little old man, but makes you feel like a smooth skinned 20-year-old.

Amber Scriven, M.S., LAc
August 10 2012

How to Know if Your Fire Element Is Out of Balance

It is the time of year when the fire element takes center stage, and acupuncture treatments focus on balancing this element.

Kate Sciolino, LAc
June 21 2012

Food Energetics: Traditional Chinese Medicine's Best Kept Secret

Why do we eat? Have you given it much thought? I know why most people skip breakfast... if you were stuck in rush hour, attempting to devour a pastry...

Michelle Moore
June 6 2012