Acupuncture has been recognized by the National Institute of Health to be effective as a stand-alone or adjunctive treatment modality for patients with various types of pain. One of the worst types of pain is that involving the head, jaw, and face. Michelle Thelen, L.Ac. MSTCM is on staff with UNC Dental Faculty Practice where … Continue reading Orofacial Pain: TMJ, Trigeminal Neuralgia
Itching is a bothersome thing. What is so ironic about it is that when you itch, it is often due to something deeper than skin. Beyond just contact dermatitis (touching metals or plants for example, that induce a histamine response) there are many reasons we itch. Itching can be a side effect of medication, an … Continue reading Why Itch?