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The goal of my blog is to help inform you of different things going on in the world of alternative medicine.  Here you will find articles to other sources of information, news articles, medical studies and opinion pieces. I hope to inspire you with your own ideas or for you to use the information here to make yourself healthy and informed. Enjoy!

Recent Posts

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Treating Essential Tremors With Acupuncture

A new study shows that acupuncture helps treat Essential Tremors. The more I work with TBI’s (Traumatic Brain Injuries), the more I am fascinated with the effects of acupuncture on brain and neurologic function.  There are some amazing things that happen to the body...

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Acupuncture Helps With Allergies

A recent study done by German researchers demonstrates how allergies can be helped with acupuncture.  414 patients were selected to participate in this trial with patients being divided into 3 groups. Patients receiving Acupuncture, patients receiving Sham (or fake)...

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Acupuncture Helps With Insomnia

Here’s a study that shows that acupuncture is effective for treating insomnia.  Acupuncture was compared with a nonbenzodiazepine namely, zopiclone. It should be noted that zopiclone is not legal for use in the US. A similar medication is used in the US however in the...

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Acupuncture Better Than Pain Medicine For Pain?

This is an interesting study that I found recently.  It shows the effectiveness of acupuncture for pain from kidney stones.  The study shows two interesting surprises. The first is that the time it took for the pain relief to be noticed by the patient is faster than...

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Acupuncture For Chronic Pain

The use of acupuncture for chronic pain has been known for centuries in East Asian countries.  There I find it amazing that more and more evidence is coming out and yet the articles are written in a state of amazement from the people doing the study.  Many researches...

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Acupuncture for our pets?

The use of acupuncture as a therapy dates back thousands of years.  What most people do not realize is the fact that acupuncture as a system of medicine was used on animals as much as it was used on people.  Recently, I have been seeing more holistic approaches to...

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Acupuncture Helps With Period Pain

Gynecology in Traditional Chinese Medicine is a field that is often ignored by practitioners.  It's not often that women will utilize the treatment protocols for TCM rather than see their physician for these concerns.  I have been practicing for over 17 years and in...

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Massage Therapy effective for Knee Pain

Yet again, another study showing the effectiveness of massage therapy.  We see this over and over at WCAM. Knee pain, back pain, migraines; it doesn't matter.  We have proven the effectiveness of our care through years of treatments.  Read the article. If you have any...

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