The term ‘menopause’ is derived from two Greek words: ‘mensis’ which means month and ‘pausis’ which means stop. Menopause thus literally translates to the stopping of monthly sequences. Menopause can be defined as the transition period prior to and after the end of a woman’s menstruation cycle (Gracia et al, 2005). It marks the end of a woman’s ability to […]
Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is a group of symptoms usually occurring 1 to 2 weeks before a woman’s period starts, affecting up to 85 percent of menstruating women. One might experience psychological symptoms such as tension, irritability, tiredness, feelings of aggression or anger, depression, anxiety, loss of confidence, and feeling emotional. There may also be noticeable changes in sleep patterns and […]
Research shows that certain Chinese herbs can double as culinary spices. It’s not just digestion that benefits from these herbs, but I was amazed at how much less my old joints hurt and how much clearer was my thinking. And, while I loudly and clearly admit I am no “chef” I will say this: once you eliminate all preservatives from […]
And then – after about 20 minutes – I realized I didn’t hurt anymore. At all. No pain – no prescription drugs!! Combining cupping therapy with a session of acupuncture, I walked out of the office much differently than when I walked in. So – armed with stretches and web links for sciatica treatments, I rushed home to research this thing […]
I am not a scientist – nor a doctor – but I believe my desire to eat less is far less scientific: acupuncture taught me to listen to my body, to ask myself if I was really hungry or simply bored or sad or scared. Acupuncture forced me to stop looking in the refrigerator or wine bottle for answers, but […]
The Acupuncturists, Landon Agoado and Robert Herbst are experienced acupuncturists serving Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Consultations are always free so call us at 954-586-2273. Take a look around our website to see just how amazing acupuncture is at treating many stubborn conditions.
Nutritional counseling is an integral part of every case that we treat. Acupuncture and Chinese herbs are a powerful and effective method of treating many ailments, but sound nutrition provides a solid foundation to help prevent illness. Read more about Chinese medicine’s unique view of food…
Acupuncture’s use as an alternative cancer treatment has been recommended by the American Cancer Society (ACS) for the treatment of cancer and treatment-related symptoms. Pain, nausea, breathlessness, vasomotor symptoms and limb edema have all been found to respond to acupuncture and Chinese herbs. Learn how it helps…