Stress is meant to give our bodies a “warning signal,” which was very useful to our ancestors when they were chased by tigers, bears or any other animal looking for an evening meal. Stress triggers a “fight or flight” response. This response was vital to keep our ancestors alive. But that was then. This is now. Today, you’re not being chased by tigers and bears (at least, we hope you’re not. If you are, then acupuncture probably won’t help you.) Today the “beasts” that chase you take the form of traffic jams, juggling family schedules and heavy workloads. We want you to know there’s another alternative, and you can treat stress naturally.
Traditional Chinese Medicine is not about mysterious potions, stereotypes and forbidden prescriptions. In actuality, it’s a scientifically based method for tapping into the body’s natural healing abilities. It’s a tried and true method of evidence-based healing that dates back thousands of years.We believe when you take a look at these little known facts about Traditional Chinese Medicine, you’ll find it just as useful and fascinating as we do. No kung fu skills required.
No one understands what it’s like to spend a day in your shoes. Sure, you can describe your chronic, debilitating pain, but often, mere words are not enough to express the physical and psychological strength needed to participate in everyday activities. It’s enough to make anyone feel frustrated and alone.But you’re not alone.We hear you, and we want to help you.If you’re desperate for pain relief, we’ve outlined five reasons you should consider acupuncture.
Sure, you may think it’s “trendy.” Acupuncture seems to be the latest fad for Western medicine. In actuality, there’s nothing new about the art—and science—of acupuncture. It’s been around for centuries, rooted in the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine. There’s a lot of information—and misinformation—out there about acupuncture, so we wanted to set the record straight and provide our beginner’s guide to acupuncture.
Trying something new is a bit frightening, isn’t it? We understand that facing the unknown — particularly in regards to your health -- can cause anxiety and hesitation. But often, trying something new presents an opportunity for greater personal growth, improved health, and reconnecting with your body’s natural healing powers. There’s no reason to let the unknown hold you back -- especially in regards to your first acupuncture treatment.
How many times have you sneezed today? Did you immediately reach for the nasal spray after a few “achoos”? Chronic allergies take a lot of enjoyment out of life, especially if you love the great outdoors. Nature is meant to be enjoyed and celebrated. Every beautiful flower should be greeted with gratitude – not with a stuffy nose.
It’s one time you don’t want to hit the bull’s-eye. If you develop a rash that looks like a “bull’s-eye,” you may have contracted Lyme disease. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted by ticks. Ticks in all forms are icky. Nothing makes you squirm like feeling one crawling up your leg. The deer tick is particularly nasty—it’s the critter that carries Lyme disease....