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Metal - Autumn

Protect Your Lungs: Health Tips for Autumn 2020

Lungs, respiration, and immune health are a top concern for Autumn 2020.  COVID-19, wildfire smoke, and now the flu season will soon be upon us.   Cooler weather means spending more time indoors with windows shut.  Less ventilation and the challenges of social distancing indoors may leave us more exposed to illness.  In Five Element acupuncture, Autumn is the season

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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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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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Fire - Summer

Safety, Connection and Love: the Fire Element in Summer 2020

Love is the essence of our humanity and what makes life worth living. In Five Element acupuncture theory, the Fire Element within us is the foundation for love, trust and the ability to connect to others. Love makes us vulnerable, and to express it we need to feel safe. In this extraordinary year of pandemic, we face unusual challenges and

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Health Tips

Six Ways That Acupuncture Can Help With Weight Loss

Even with a regular exercise regimen and a healthful diet, some people continue to struggle with weight loss. Recently, acupuncture has shown promise in its ability to restore balance to the body and promote weight loss when accompanied with lifestyle changes.

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Acupuncture and Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

Hashimoto’s thyroiditis often causes symptoms of hypothyroidism, including weight gain, sluggishness, and fatigue. Five Element acupuncture treatments may help to restore balance to the body so that you can feel more energized. Make your appointment with an acupuncturist today.

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Can Acupuncture Help With Anger Management?

While anger is a natural and healthy emotion in moderation, intense and sustained anger can lead to increased cortisol levels, cardiovascular disease, and other unwanted physical issues over time. Five Element Acupuncture sessions can promote a more balanced and nourished emotional state.

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