- Deerfield Acupuncture
& Integrative Medicine4400 N Federal Hwy Suite 8
Boca Raton FL 33431
Mon-Tues 11am - 7pm Thurs - Fri 11am - 7pmEvery other Saturday 11:30am-3pm
By appointment only
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- The Liver: Mental & Emotional Aspects
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Migraine headaches are a bit of mystery to the medical world. This ailment tends to be poorly understood and frequently undiagnosed and under-treated. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, this neurological disease affects nearly 39 million Americans. Migraines are characterized by severe, throbbing pain usually found on only one side of the head. Migraine headaches can also be
There are four main types of headache: tension, cluster, sinus and migraine. And, there are varying triggers for these headaches, such as food, stress, hormones, dehydration and weather. Fortunately, eliminating the triggers and finding natural ways to prevent and help an ongoing headache are possible.
During an initial session of acupuncture, most practitioners began with an extensive health intake that goes over all of the systems in the body. We use this to determine certain patterns of imbalance, allowing us to treat the root cause of issues. This is one way we differ from Western medicine.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season is ruled by a particular organ system and spring is connected to the liver. What does this mean? Well, you probably notice changes in the way you feel, both physically and mentally, as the seasons change. I know I tend to feel a bit more contemplative and introspective during the winter months. Once
Do you often feel stressed and rushed, as if life is speeding along, and you can’t quite catch up? Do you lie wide awake at night, hoping sleep will come? Do you fail to take time to truly focus on, and care for yourself? Do you suffer aches and pains frequently? Do you use over-the-counter or prescription medications daily? Do you have trouble remembering the last time