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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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How Acupuncture Can Support Successful IVF Outcomes

Recent studies have indicated that a series of acupuncture sessions may have a positive effect on women undergoing the in-vitro fertilization (IVF) process. By reducing stress and stimulating fertility and receptivity, acupuncture may support a successful IVF outcome.

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How Acupuncture Can Provide Migraine Relief

Migraine headaches are intense and debilitating to those who suffer from them. If you are interested in a natural and effective alternative to pharmaceutical treatment, make an appointment with an acupuncturist to discuss how a series of acupuncture sessions can help you achieve lasting relief. 

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Alcohol, Addictions and Acupuncture

Alcohol consumption is associated with a wide range of chronic health issues, and alcohol withdrawal symptoms can be severe. Acupuncture may help you reduce your overall alcohol intake while relieving withdrawal symptoms, allowing you to enjoy a more centered and healthful life. 

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Detoxification in the New Year

As the new year begins, it’s a great time to consider the multiple health benefits of detoxification. With our 21-day purification program, you’ll help your body become more efficient at removing toxins and revving your metabolism, making you feel more energized in body, mind, and spirit.

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Acupuncture for Menopause: Easing a Natural Transition

Balancing Body and Mind with Acupuncture for Menopause Menopause, the permanent end of menstruation, is a natural transition that all women experience as the body ages.  For many women, menopause is a time of renewed creativity and expanded personal identity.  But, the changes comes with some discomfort.  About 70% of women experience uncomfortable symptoms during the years leading up to

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Cancer Prevention and Nutrition: Five Key Health Tips

Cancer Prevention and Nutrition: Finding the Truth about Foods When it comes to cancer prevention and nutrition, don’t believe everything you hear. It’s easy to get lost in the woods of food advertising. Dozens of companies are vying for your attention, convincing you of the health benefits of the latest “superfood” product they sell. Cancer prevention and nutrition is not

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Acupuncture for Cancer Support

Acupuncture for Cancer Support: Before, During and After Acupuncture for cancer support is rapidly gaining widespread acceptance and recognition amongst both oncologists and patients. More than 60% of leading cancer treatment centers in the U.S. incorporate acupuncture for cancer support as part of comprehensive treatment. During the course of medical treatment, acupuncture for cancer support is effective for managing a

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Healing Thyroid Disorders: Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for Thyroid (Part III)

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine for Thyroid Health Using acupuncture and Chinese medicine for thyroid disorders is not a new idea. Although lab tests of thyroid function only go back a few decades, traditional Chinese physicians understood the signs and symptoms that we now know can be caused by thyroid disorders. For centuries, they used acupuncture and Chinese medicine for thyroid

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