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Acupuncture F.A.Q.

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is the main tool of Chinese Traditional Medicine (TCM). It is used to treat health on Physical, Emotional, Intellectual, Spiritual and Sexual level – in other words, it can address any and improve all health issues. How does Acupuncture work? Ancient Chinese observed that all of our body functions, talents, abilities, senses, emotions...
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Steps to good Health

Our health is a result of countless factors, from genetic predispositions to our food intake, to how close do we live from a power plant… It is impossible to control all variables but here is an easy way to focus on most important things you can change. The four main factors that define our...
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High price of slow progress

A recent article posted on Bloomberg News site reports that there may be a connection between Prostate Cancer and early balding. Specifically, Western Scientists report that balding at age 20 will double (statistical) risk of developing Prostate Cancer later in life. This sounds like it could become a very useful discovery, especially for man...
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Getting old(er)?

Getting old(er)?

This is the year when first of baby boomers will be turning 65. Born during the natality spike from 1946 to 1964, baby boomers changed the the world by the force of their greater numbers, their relative affluent upbringing and positive outlook they brought with them. They were the first generation to culturally connect...
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Body Clock

Most of Eastern Philosophy and Medicine comes from observing Nature and the Universe. Ancient Chinese realized early that most things in Nature are cyclical and by observing the human body’s patterns, established that our own energy (Qi) also moves on daily and on annual cycles. If you often wake up in the middle of...
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Where does Acupuncture fit in your life?

Where does Acupuncture fit in your life?

Acupuncture is the perfect “preventative medicine” because it allows us to adjust one’s energy flow before any discomfort, pain or symptoms of disease appear. By using S.H.A.F. (Seeing, Hearing, Asking and Feeling), the practitioner is able to notice negative trends in one’s health well before they develop into real problems. We observe the face,...
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Ways to select points in Five Element Acupuncture

In Five Element Acupuncture, we use four different ways to select points when treating any condition: 1. Locally – in the case of a sports injury, we can choose the area around the injury sight and treat it locally to encourage the body to send energy to that specific location. 2. Point – all of Acupuncture...
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Sleep

Sleep

Our body was meant to sleep so it can recover and heal itself. Most of us require at least 7 hours of sleep per day. If you are having a problem with the amount or quality of sleep you get, even before you see an Acupuncturist, try the following: - for at least a week,...
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Winter is the Best Time to Treat…

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), each Element has a different season of the year associated with it. Organs that belong to each Element will respond best when treated during their season. As we said before, the Season of Winter corresponds to Water Element. Season Element Organs Spring Wood Gallbladder and Liver Summer Fire Small Intestine, Heart, Triple Heater and Pericardium Late Summer Earth Stomach and...
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How many points should I expect to do each treatment?

The number of Points your Acupuncturist decides to treat on each individual treatment depends on many factors like: the state of your overall health, the frequency of your treatments, how long have you been experiencing your disease, etc. Ideally, you would initially see your Acupuncturist once per day, scheduled in the hours corresponding to Organ...
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