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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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Mental Health

Acupuncture For Mild Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

While no definite cure for dementia has been identified, research indicates that regular acupuncture treatment sessions may reduce the symptoms of mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Additionally, acupuncture can improve gait and balance in dementia patients. Schedule an initial consultation today.

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Acupuncture for Eczema

Eczema is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes painful skin lesions and symptoms. Acupuncture treatment sessions are customized to address your body’s unique needs so that you can finally find the relief you are seeking.

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Acupuncture Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

Acupuncture may provide much-needed relief from common symptoms of multiple sclerosis, including fatigue, pain, and depression. 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 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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Metal - Autumn

Value, Respect and Esteem: Spirit of the Metal Element

This fall, the USA seems to have sunk to a new low in our national character. Value, respect, and esteem – the spirit of the Metal Element in Autumn – have been lost from the body politic and society at large. In these divided times, we need a healthy Metal Element more urgently than ever. Autumn is the season for spiritual purification, releasing old toxins and recovering what is most precious in human nature. The Metal Element calls forth the best in each of us, our higher consciousness.

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