Acupuncture Effectively Treats Seasonal Allergies

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  An allergy is a hypersensitivity disorder of the immune system, and can be in response to environmental or dietary allergens. Symptoms can include sinus congestion; runny nose; coughing; sneezing; headache; red, itchy, or tearing of the eyes; skin reactions such as itchiness, eczema, or hives; or an asthma attack. These symptoms can subsequently lead… Read more »

Acupuncture and Depression

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Living with Depression The NIH estimates that each year, 6.7% of American adults experience a major depressive disorder. According to a recent study, Acupuncture is as good as counseling at treating depression. Acupuncture stimulates the release of endorphins, which are our body’s natural “feel good” responses, and helps to decrease pain and stress-related side effects. Acupuncture treats… Read more »

Acupuncture Effectively Treats Neck and Shoulder Pain

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  Are the holidays both a figurative and literal pain in your neck? Acupuncture is here to help! When we are experiencing emotional stress, our bodies will naturally respond the same as they would to an actual physical threat. Our sympathetic nervous system, AKA “fight or flight response,” causes notable symptoms of acceleration of heart… Read more »

Acupuncture Effectively Reduces PTSD Symptoms

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a type of anxiety disorder that can occur after a person has experienced an extreme emotional trauma that involved physical harm or the threat of physical harm. The National Institute of Health reports that PTSD affects approximately 7.7 million American adults, but can occur at any age, including childhood. Symptoms… Read more »

Acupuncture Treats Indigestion

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Indigestion, also known as dyspepsia, is a series of symptoms that present as “pain or discomfort in the stomach associated with difficulty digesting food”. Causes of dyspepsia are often complex, and can occur for a number of different reasons, some of which include diet and lifestyle, functional anatomy, and emotional stressors, as well as antibiotics,… Read more »