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Acupressure Points to Help Depression

We’re confident that you’ve heard of acupuncture, but do you know where it comes from?

The study and practice of acupuncture and acupressure have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years and is an ancient healing technique. Acupressure and acupuncture apply the same principles, but acupressure uses pressure points instead of needles to achieve the desired results. continue reading »

Acupuncture Treatment For Stressed College-Goers

It’s not surprising to hear the rate of stress and anxiety is rising among high school and college students, and I find acupuncture to be a very safe and effective way to treat these conditions and give them a competitive edge.

 

The teens I see who start acupuncture treatment while still in high school, transition into college life easier…they’re able to keep up with the demands and are less likely to fall ill even when they’re run down from all the new activities.

 

Generally, tune-ups are enough for maintenance; they’ll come in for treatment when home for the holidays, and during their summer breaks.

Contact me for more information!

 

TCM and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects people all throughout the world. Most commonly experienced during fall and winter months, the symptoms of SAD include depression, hypersomnia, lethargy, difficulty concentrating, negative thoughts and decreased social interaction. Higher levels of anxiety are experienced at the end of the summer season as those who suffer from this ailment start to anticipate the coming months of less sunshine and increased symptomatology.  continue reading »

How to Prepare For Seasonal Affective Disorder

When the seasons change you have to be ready for a change in mood, especially as we move from fall into winter. Although it may not seem as drastic of a shift as you think, it matters more to our mental and physical states than you may know. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is estimated to affect around 10 million Americans a year, and this isn’t even the full number of reported cases. continue reading »

7 Reasons to Seek Out Acupuncture

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Do you ever feel your life is a ride that won’t ever stop? How many nights do you wait for Mr. Sandman to magically appear? How often do you truly take time for yourself? Do you have aches and pains almost daily? Are over-the-counter or prescription medications controlling your life? When was the last time you actually felt at peace? If any of these questions resonate with you, then it might be time to look at Chinese Medicine and acupuncture for an answer. People in Asian countries have known the magnificence of acupuncture for thousands of years. Chinese Medicine is growing in popularity in the United States and here are some reasons why you might also want to consider utilizing it. continue reading »

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