Acupuncture

Acupuncture and Bell’s Palsy

Acupuncture and Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s palsy is a condition that affects part of the face and causes paralysis in the affected muscles. It is brought about by swelling, compression or inflammation of the nerve that controls the facial muscles. One side of the face droops or becomes stiff due to the condition. This makes it hard to smile or close the eye on the […]

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TCM and Fear

TCM and Fear

Fear is my “F word”. Some background: My father was a NYC policeman, then detective, and it was his belief that he prepare his daughter for a very dangerous world.  Never once did I leave the house being prepared for the worst: a flat tire, a car accident, meeting up with an escaped killer/rapist/ kidnapper/thief. Having “mad money stuck in […]

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Acupuncture and Resilience

Acupuncture and Resilience

It’s been a tough few weeks. Not just for myself, but also for my friends, neighbors and I suspect, for many who I do not know. From the almost daily news alerts of police lockdowns due to bomb threats in local schools and parks through to the heart breaking, inexplicable, friends’ family losses due to cancer, heart attacks and traffic […]

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Acupuncture and Anxiety

Acupuncture and Anxiety

Anxiety and related disorders are a real problem in the US, affecting over 40 million people over the age of 18.This number is actually believed to be a conservative estimate, as a lot of patients are misdiagnosed or even completely ignorant of their situations, meaning that they are not aware that what they are experiencing is anxiety. Young people, especially, […]

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Acupuncture and Uterine Fibroids

Acupuncture and Uterine Fibroids

Uterine fibroids, also referred to as fibroid tumors, myomas, or leiomyomas are solid, non cancerous muscle tissue growths found in the uterus. So prevalent is the condition among women over forty years of age that fibroids may well be considered an ordinary irregularity. Up to 50% of all women aged forty and over will be affected by the condition. While about […]

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Acupuncture for Multiple Sclerosis

Acupuncture for Multiple Sclerosis

According to The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, there are over 400,000 people suffering from this condition in the United States. When you look at the global chart, the figures rises to 2.5 million. While Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is not believed to be a genetic condition, there is a widespread feel among scientists that the disease actually has a genetic lean. […]

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