Water – How much do we need?

Many of us have wholeheartedly accepted the idea that we need to drink 8 eight ounce glasses of water per day for good health.  A good look at Chinese, Tibetan, Ayurvedic and Western medicine theories will all reveal this thought for just what it is – a myth.  For years we have also been told that drinking caffeinated beverages doesn’t … Continue reading

Going Green on the Inside

Wind generators, solar power, geothermal heat, natural cleaning products, organic clothing. There are seemingly endless means by which to shrink your carbon footprint and lessen your impact on the environment. But while our planet manages to garner heavy doses of TLC, there continues to exist a large dumping ground for dangerous toxins, chemicals, and man-made impurities. Our bodies are under … Continue reading

Evidence of Acupuncture Reducing Chronic Headaches & Migraines

According to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, acupuncture may have lasting effects in helping reduce chronic migraines. Participants in the study reported fewer migraines per month after receiving traditional acupuncture treatment during the four-week study. Participants who received the acupuncture treatment also reported less migraines in the following month after treatment. These results are significant for … Continue reading

7 Ways to Alleviate Arthritis

Arthritis is a condition characterized by painful inflammation and stiffness in the joints. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 52.5 million U.S. adults suffer from either arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, or lupus1. If you have arthritis, you should try the following tips to alleviate your symptoms. #1) Maintain a Healthy Weight The first step in … Continue reading

Relieve your Arthritis with Acupuncture

Arthritis is a painful and oftentimes debilitating condition that’s characterized by inflammation within one or more joints affecting the hands, lower back, neck, knees and more.  According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 2 people will develop osteoarthritis of the knee by the age of 85. It’s important to note, however, that there are several … Continue reading

Acupuncture Treatment for Arthritis & Chronic Pain Research

Did you know that acupuncture is a very effective treatment for chronic pain and arthritis? A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine in 2012 reported that: An estimated 3 million American adults receive acupuncture treatment each year and chronic pain is the most common presentation. They concluded that: Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pain and arthritis. Acupuncture … Continue reading

Evidence of Acupuncture Improving Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that acupuncture treatment helped reduce patients’ seasonal allergy symptoms and the need for medication. Participants in the study said that after the acupuncture treatment they had significant improvements to their quality of life, compared to those who did not receive the treatment. These results are significant for people looking to … Continue reading