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People suffering with migraines may do just about anything to be rid of them. What about bloodletting? While bloodletting sounds straight out of the middle ages, it is actually a fairly mild technique used within acupuncture for a range of conditions. Our theory site has a general introduction to b…

According to the text, "Micronutrients: Metabolic Tuning - Prevention - Therapy", magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body and is essential to our health. It is required for over 300 essential metabolic reactions in the human body such as an energy production, cardiovascular …

by Nina Applegate, LMT Craniosacral therapy (CST) is an energetic and gentle form of bodywork, and it is beneficial for a wide variety of conditions. CST was first developed by John E. Upledger, an osteopathic physician and professor of biomechanics. CST focuses on the cranium, the dura mater aroun…

Tinnitus is the perception of ringing and/or sounds in the ear.  The severity can range from mildly annoying to disabling.  It affects over 340 million people worldwide and appears to be increasing for a not entirely clear set of reasons.  Military personnel, factory workers, and others with noise…

Chinese Medicine offers a number of options to help alleviate depression.  There are studies and clinical evidence showing both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine are often helpful when used appropriately.  From a Chinese Medicine perspective there are many underlying diagnoses (i.e. sets of …

Chinese Medicine is used for a wide range of cardiovascular issues including hypertension, high cholesterol and others that are increasingly common in modern times.  Cardiac fibrosis, about which we will discuss today, is an abnormal thickening of the heart valves.  Cardiac fibrosis can be both a …

If you are interested in general information about acupuncture, styles of treatment and reasons for seeing an acupuncturist, the following information may be helpful. Why should I see an Acupuncturist? What styles of Acupuncture are practiced? What conditions can Acupuncture treat? What will my f…

If there is one recommendation I universally recommend to people it is to learn and practice meditation.  So many problems in our lives are caused and/or contributed to by ongoing unresolved emotional and physical tension (i.e. "stress").  Meditation is shown time and time again to be an effective …

Taiwanese researchers from Kuang Tien General Hospital recently conducted a study comparing acupuncture versus the western medication Topamax (topiramate, topiragen) for people with chronic migraines.  Researchers recruited 66 chronic migraine patients and divided them evenly into an acupuncture gr…

Similar to other western conditions, Chinese Medicine does not use western terminology such as a “cold” or the “flu” in formulating proper treatments.  Colds and flus are merely western names which describe an array of symptoms with some common underlying factors and symptoms.  Chinese Medicine, on…

Chinese Medicine (including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and tuina medical massage, among other techniques) is commonly used to treat migraines and other forms of headaches in patients.  People often come in when western medicines are either undesireable or are not offering the type of res…

Researchers from the Acupuncture and Moxibustion department at Beijing Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital recently conducted a study for the treatment of migraines.  Their study was conducted with a total of 140 patients through 5 hospitals to treat migraines pro-actively (migraine prophylaxis…

Acupuncture is an often used and effective option for the non pharmaceutical treatment of migraines.  There are a host of options when treating patients with migraines with regards to the theory underlying your treatment point selections to the actual techniques used.   Auricular acupuncture (a mic…

Well, it's that time again. The pollen streams are flowing, and so are your sinuses. As is the case with many acupuncturists, we see a great number of people for seasonal and year round allergies in our clinic. In fact, along with conditions such as pain, anxiety & depression, headaches & …

Following is an article republished from Master Tom Tam that discusses new techniques in Tong Ren Therapy which utilize TENS units to administer electrical current for healing. This is a Western technology commonly used in physical therapy. The TENS machine uses low voltage electricity to stimulate…

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