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How Acupuncture May Relieve Chronic Fatigue Symptoms

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) can cause persistent and debilitating symptoms. While medications may help to manage some symptoms, they often carry unwanted side effects. Acupuncture treatment sessions may offer lasting relief, so contact an acupuncturist today to learn more.

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Acupuncture Treatment for Acne

Acne symptoms can be difficult to treat, and many conventional topical and oral medications carry unpleasant and severe side effects. Acupuncture treatment sessions may offer lasting relief from persistent acne symptoms without these negative side effects.

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Acupuncture for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms include sleep issues, anxiety, avoidant behavior, and other complex emotions. Research shows that acupuncture sessions can relieve PTSD symptoms and modulate the limbic system, bringing the body back into balance.

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Acupuncture for Sciatica

For those who suffer from sciatic pain, acupuncture can offer a natural and holistic alternative for finding relief. Discuss your unique health needs with an acupuncturist who will work with you to develop a customized treatment plan.

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What is Moxibustion and Why is It Used?

Acupuncture has a powerful sister that gets much less attention in the West, called moxibustion. Ancient and equally potent, acupuncture and moxibustion go hand-in-hand in east Asian traditional healing. The Chinese word that we translate as “acupuncture”, zhenjiu 针灸, actually refers to both acupuncture and moxibustion together (literally, it means “needle moxa”).

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Prenatal Acupuncture May Reduce Nausea and Relieve Pain

Acupuncture is gaining traction as a natural and holistic approach to alleviating nausea, pain, and other unpleasant symptoms associated with pregnancy. Your healer will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that’s designed to support your individual health needs.

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Acupuncture for Arthritis May Offer Pain Relief

Arthritis affects nearly one in four people across the U.S., and symptoms can be painful and persistent. Regular acupuncture sessions can provide the relief you are looking for, so book an appointment with an acupuncturist to learn more.

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Does Acupuncture Help Male Fertility? The Research is Promising

There are many reasons that a man may suffer from infertility, from blocked tubes to low sperm motility. Current research indicates that acupuncture can address infertility problems in men by lowering stress levels and stimulating blood flow, increasing the likelihood of successful fertilization.

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Understanding How Acupuncture May Support Female Fertility

Current research indicates that a combination of acupuncture sessions and lifestyle interventions can promote fertility in women. By encouraging blood flow to the reproductive organs and lowering stress levels, acupuncture treatment may make it easier to conceive.

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Scheduling Update

Our office will be closed from August 30 to September 13, 2021.

Currently, we are booking appointments for established clients only. We temporarily have a waiting list for new clients. We will begin booking new clients again in late September. If you wish to be on the waiting list, please contact us now. We will reach out after September 13.