Treatment for Insomnia
May02

Treatment for Insomnia

It is estimated one third of all adults suffer from some form of insomnia. Traditional Chinese medicine has explanations for why this happens and treatment strategies for overcoming the many forms of this condition. Here is the link to the article I wrote on the subject of the Treatment of Insomnia with Traditional Chinese Medicine, which appeared in the June 2007 issue of Vitality magazine. Share this:Click to share on Facebook...

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Acupuncture – FAQ
Jun08

Acupuncture – FAQ

Frequently asked questions about acupuncture How does acupuncture work? Acupuncture has a documented history dating back to ancient China over 4000 years ago. it is based on treating the internal energy (qi). The Ancient Chinese mapped out the flow of qi through the body into 14 meridians (energy pathways). Recently, electromagnetic research has confirmed the existence of the qi pathways. An ancient Chinese proverb says; “When there...

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Treatment of Pain
Aug09

Treatment of Pain

**This article originally appeared in the December 2007 issue of Vitality Magazine. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine: Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) focuses on the internal energy of the body – the qi (pronounced chee). The qi circulates throughout the body on specific pathways called meridians. What modern medicine would refer to as illness, TCM would refer to as an imbalance or disharmony of the qi. A TCM...

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Acupuncture
Jan27

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is the insertion of very fine needles into specific locations on the body. The insertion and manipulation of these needles can balance the energy and regulate the functions of the body by clearing disruptions in the flow of qi. Disruptions in the flow cause blockages of energy that will manifest as illness or pain. Acupuncture treatments will relieve pain and stress as well as increase vitality. The needles used for...

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