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Positive Side Effects of Acupuncture

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.

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Five Ways to Alleviate Insomnia

Insomnia is a phenomenon most of us experience at some point in our lives. And most of us don’t know how or why it happens.  Insomnia is defined as difficulty falling asleep, despite being tired. Combating insomnia may be easier than you think. Here are five simple ways to fall asleep faster, and stay asleep all night.

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How to Prepare For Seasonal Affective Disorder

Our moods change with the seasons, especially as we move from fall into winter. It may not appear such a dramatic shift, but our mental and physical states can be greatly affected by this transition.  Seasonal affective disorder (S.A.D.) affects around 10 million Americans yearly, and many cases go unreported.

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Ways to Keep Your Memory Sharp

Don’t forget about physical exercise

Believe it or not, when you’re exercising your body, you’re exercising your mind as well. Aerobic exercise gets your blood pumping, which increases the oxygen going to your brain and lowers your risk of disorders such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease that can lead to memory loss. If you can, start with some exercise in

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How the NADA protocol helps treat addiction

NADA, which stands for the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, was established in 1985 to promote the NADA protocol acupuncture treatment for addiction. The non-profit organization promotes advocacy and the use of a non-verbal, pharmaceutical free approach to behavioral health. The protocol uses five specific acupuncture points on the ear to treat addiction and to be an alternative to methadone.

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