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Publishing in the journal “Zhen Ci Yan Jiu” (“Acupuncture Research”), a team of researchers recently explored the clinical mechanisms behind a simple combination of acupuncture points aiding a complex disease process. Their paper is titled “Protective effect and mechanism of electroacupuncture of “…

Diabetes Global Outlook Over 450 million people in the world (over 6% of the global population) are affected by type 2 diabetes.  It is the 9th leading cause of mortality (up from the 18th leading cause in 1990 (source).  The long-term individual and societal costs are very high. Global Cognitive I…

Red yeast rice, known as "hong qu" in Chinese Medicine, is a very commonly used herb to aid in lowering cholesterol levels. Besides cholesterol levels, studies on hong qu are seeing a range of positive effects on inflammation/autoimmune activity, diabetes, and other related conditions. Red yeast ri…

Metabolic syndrome is a multivariate set of issues where health problems such as hypertension, fluctuating blood sugars, obesity, cholesterol levels and other markers lead towards a range of the more commonly experienced chronic problems such as diabetes, heart disease and stroke. There are no deta…

Diabetes is a global health epidemic that has many underlying factors, with diet being a critical part of the equation. Currently, over 100 million people in the US are reported to be living with diabetes or pre-diabetes and that number appears to be growing. For type II diabetics, in many cases, t…

by Abby Stewart, LMT High blood pressure (HBP) is becoming an increasingly prevalent condition currently affecting over a third of Americans. High or elevated blood pressure can damage the body for years before symptoms manifest and is sometimes referred to as the “silent killer” due to its associa…

Rates of vascular dementia double in the US every 5.3 years, Alzheimer's rates double every 4.3 and they can co-exist later in life ( 1 ). While Alzheimer's and vascular dementia are different conditions they share many of the same contributing factors. The primary factors appear to be poor diet as…

According to the World Health Organization the global rates of diabetes have risen in the last 30 years by approximately 300 million cases.  Currently there are over 400 million cases of type II diabetes globally.  People who are clinically obese, a strong contributing factor to type II diabetes, …

Chinese Medicine, both acupuncture and herbal medicine, is used for a wide range of vision issues as well as metabolic/endocrine issues such as diabetes. Commonly treated vision issues range from more mild conditions such as night blindness and range up through potentially complicated issues such …

Tai Chi has been shown in volumes of studies to be helpful for a broad range of conditions. Studies have shown that Tai Chi contributes to very positive changes in the bodies balance, bone density, immunity and stress responses among others. Researchers from Chungnam National University in South …

Tai Chi is well known for it's many health benefits. The majority of these relate to the immune system, cardiovascular system, improving bone density, improving balance and coordination, and lowering stress levels. The majority of these effects have been well studied in both eastern and western m…

For patients who have had a stroke the single most important recommendation is to not delay in seeking acupuncture. Muscular/facial paralysis, speech problems, urine/stool issues, etc. can all be helped significantly with acupuncture. When patients seek acupuncture within the first few months aft…

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