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Acupuncture For Type I Diabetes

Acupuncture treatment may help manage Type I diabetes by stabilizing blood sugar metabolism and relieving painful symptoms. Along with lifestyle changes and medical treatment, acupuncture can be part of an integrative program for Type I diabetics. Schedule an appointment with a Portland acupuncturist today to learn more.

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Acupuncture and Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease affects the brain and can impair balance, coordination, speech, and movement. Recently, clinical research has begun to identify the benefits of acupuncture treatment for providing effective and lasting relief from common symptoms.

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Acupuncture and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

While medications and even surgery can be used to relieve painful symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), these treatments carry certain risks and side effects. Acupuncture offers a holistic and natural way to achieve effective and lasting relief.

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Endometriosis: Does Acupuncture Help?

For those experiencing endometriosis symptoms, acupuncture offers a natural and effective way to reduce pain and find lasting relief. Research indicates that acupuncture adjusts pain thresholds and prevents the spreading of endometriosis.

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Trigeminal Neuralgia and Acupuncture

Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) refers to a chronic and often painful condition involving the trigeminal nerve. Those with TN looking for a more holistic alternative to medication and surgery may find relief from acupuncture treatment sessions.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Acupuncture

People with traumatic brain injury (TBI) symptoms may find relief through acupuncture therapy. Acupuncture can increase cerebral blood flow, help to regenerate brain cells, and release endorphins, promoting balance and healing throughout the mind and body.

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Acupuncture, Circulation, and Varicose Veins

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) refers to a condition in which blood in the leg veins fails to flow back to the heart properly. When these valves don’t function well, blood begins to pool in the legs and can cause swelling, pain, cramps, and varicose veins. Acupuncture may offer much-needed relief.

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Can Acupuncture Help With Asthma?

Preliminary research indicates that acupuncture therapy may enhance the effectiveness of conventional asthma treatments, providing much-needed and lasting relief from common asthma symptoms. Schedule an appointment with an acupuncturist to discuss your goals.

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Acupuncture for Dizziness and Vertigo

Although acupuncture has been used to alleviate vertigo and dizziness for hundreds of years, Western medicine is just beginning to study the mechanisms of this therapy. Even brief acupuncture sessions may lead to a significant reduction in these symptoms.

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Acupuncture for Managing Type 2 Diabetes

Although there is no cure for Type 2 diabetes, lifestyle changes, such as eating a healthful diet, exercising regularly, and seeking acupuncture therapy can improve blood sugar levels, encourage weight loss, and relieve neuropathy symptoms.

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