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Acupuncture and Natural Treatment Options for Depression

Acupuncture and Natural Treatment Options for Depression

Approximately 38 million Americans suffer with chronic anxiety or depression. One out of eight adults are currently taking antidepressant medications. While these medications can offer support and benefit on certain occasions, there are indeed many people that do not respond well to this form of treatment. This can be due...
Acupuncture and Natural Therapies for Asthma

Acupuncture and Natural Therapies for Asthma

Asthma affects approximately 20 million Americans every year. Conventional treatment optionsare limited to steroid inhalers and bronchodilators. While these medications are effective in relieving the symptoms of asthma, the side effects of continuous long-term treatment can be severe. There are numerous natural strategies to consider for chronic asthma that can...
Natural Treatment Options for Arthritis

Natural Treatment Options for Arthritis

Approximately 44 million Americans have been diagnosed with arthritis. Many of these people are being treated with Western medications such as steroids and anti-inflammatories, while many others’ symptoms are left untreated, as they do not want to pursue conventional Western treatment options. In my clinical practice, I have worked with...
Acupuncture and Natural Treatment Options for Anxiety

Acupuncture and Natural Treatment Options for Anxiety

Approximately 38 million Americans suffer with chronic anxiety or depression. One out of eight adults are currently taking antidepressant medications. While these medications can offer support and benefit on certain occasions, there are indeed many people that do not respond well to this form of treatment. This can be due...
Acupuncture, Anti-Aging and Alternative Medicine

Acupuncture, Anti-Aging and Alternative Medicine

Anti-aging medicine and nutrition is big business these days, as most baby boomers are trying anything and everything to look and feel younger. In my acupuncture practice, many of my patients have asked me if I do cosmetic acupuncture or if I know much about using food and herbs to...
Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine for Adrenal Weakness

Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine for Adrenal Weakness

Out of all the patients I have treated, I would say that about 50% of them (at least) are struggling with a pattern called adrenal exhaustion. This basically means that they have lost the ability to rest and rejuvenate. Instead, it’s as if the nervous system is always ’on’ and...
Acupuncture 101

Acupuncture 101

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is an ancient form of healthcare that originated in China at least 2,500 years ago. It has been practiced throughout the Asian world for many centuries. Acupuncture has been accepted into the Western mainstream culture since the 1970’s and is currently soaring in popularity throughout many...
Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Many people will not try acupuncture because they are afraid that the needles will hurt or that the experience will be unpleasant. This is really a tragedy, as acupuncture has the capacity to effectively treat a variety of chronic health conditions that typically do not respond to other forms of...
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