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7 Reasons to Seek Out Acupuncture

Do you ever feel your life’s a ride that won’t ever stop? How many nights do you wait for Mr. Sandman to magically appear? How often do you truly take time for yourself? Do you have aches and pains almost daily? Are over-the-counter or prescription medications controlling your life? When was the last time you actually felt at peace? If any of these questions resonate with you, then it might be time to look at Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture for an answer.… Read the rest

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Alternative Treatment Options For Allergies and Asthma

Do you suffer from allergies or asthma? It’s a little-known fact that these two conditions are directly linked to each other. Asthma, which affects roughly one in 12 people according to the CDC, is characterized by spasms of the small airways and inflammation. Furthermore, about 90% of children under the age of 16 with asthma have allergies, while 70% of people between the ages of 16 and 30 have allergies, and 50% of adults over the age of 40 have allergies. … Read the rest

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The 7 Secrets You Never Knew About Acupuncture

There’s a certain level of mysticism surrounding the ancient holistic practice of acupuncture. Those who haven’t tried it may view it as some sham practice with no real value or benefit. On the other hand, those who have tried are fully aware of its powerful effects on the human body.

#1) There Are Hundreds of Acupuncture Points Throughout The Body

Acupuncture is typically performed on specific points throughout the body, including points both along the meridian and outside the meridian.… Read the rest

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Allergies – So You Have Allergies?

Allergic Rhinitis

By Shihan Mary Bolz, Licensed Acupuncturist
Master of Science Oriental Medicine
Doctoral Fellow, FBU
Master martial Arts Instructor, 6th Degree Black Belt

Seasonal allergic rhinitis is a medical term for what is commonly termed hay fever. It is actually a complex of symptoms characterized by seasonal or perennial sneezing, rhinorrhea (runny nose with a clear, watery discharge), nasal congestion, itching, and often conjunctivitis and pharyngitis in response to airborne allergens. Allergic rhinitis may not be just seasonal, however, it can be perennial.… Read the rest

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6 Ways to Relieve Allergies Without Drugs, Shots or Needles

Summer finally arrives.

The sun comes out.  The flowers bloom.

Most people grab their sunscreen and head outside.  But what do you do?

You close the windows, grab your antihistamines and hide in the house.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could enjoy being outdoors?

Allergies are widespread.  According to WebMD, 20% of the population suffers from allergies or asthma, and 55% of the population tests positive for one or more allergens.   Allergies are the 5th leading chronic disease in the US and cost the US health care system $7.9 billion annually.… Read the rest

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