How Acupuncture Can Safely Help With Allergies and Asthma

Do you suffer from allergies or asthma? If so, you aren’t alone. It’s estimated that more than 26 million Americans have the chronic inflammatory disease asthma, and more than 50 million Americans have nasal allergies. While most people resort to harsh prescription drugs to treat these conditions, a safer and more effective solution may lie in the Traditional Chinese Medicine … Continue reading

Allergies & Asthma – Alternative Treatment Options

Do you suffer from allergies or asthma? It’s a little-known fact that these two conditions are directly linked to each other. Asthma, which affects roughly one in 12 people according to the CDC, is characterized by spasms of the small airways and inflammation. Furthermore, about 90% of children under the age of 16 with asthma have allergies, while 70% of … Continue reading

Acupuncture Alleviates Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Acupuncture has proven to be especially effective in alleviating Irritable Bowel Syndrome for patients suffering from a particularly severe type of IBS known as IBS-D. Recent research has shown that acupuncture has a 96.7% total effective rate with many patients recovering completely from IBS. The study tested the effects of acupuncture on abdominal pain and other severe effects of IBS-D. … Continue reading

Foods to Avoid for People with IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a digestive condition characterized by chronic stomach pain, bloating, irregular bowel movements, diarrhea and/or constipation. It’s estimated that upwards of 15% of the United States population suffers from IBS, many of whom do not even realize it. While there’s no known cure for IBS, individuals can prevent symptoms from occurring by avoiding the consumption of … Continue reading

Alternative Treatment for IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common disease suffered by an estimated 25-45 million people in the United States. Symptoms include chronic abdominal pain, bloating, excess gas and irregular bowel movements. Symptoms can be brought on by a number of triggers including anxiety, insomnia and stress. Although there is no known cure to IBS, there are numerous alternative treatments to … Continue reading

Acupuncture and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Do you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? According to the International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD), an estimated 25-45 million people in the United States have IBS. This all-too-common disease is characterized by chronic stomach pain, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, excess gas, and irregular bowel movements. While there’s no known cure for IBS, acupuncture may offer relief. A recent … Continue reading

Acupuncture Can Help Reverse Infertility

A long term clinical study has concluded that the use of acupuncture as a treatment for infertility can significantly improve chances of pregnancy. The study tested acupuncture alongside groups of women who were either also using in-vitro fertilization (IVF), intrauterine Insemination (IUI) and women using no biomedical assistance. While results varied between the different groups they also experienced increases in … Continue reading

Chicken Soup

Many cultures see chicken soup as a nurturing food to help heal everything from the flu or a cold to restoring health post-partum.  I see chicken soup as a collage that is endlessly changing each time I make it – lots of colors and options; have fun and experiment as you make it. The making is part of the healing. You can … Continue reading