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The Treatment of Circulatory Disorders with Chinese Medicine including Cardiovascular Disorders and Stroke

Many health conditions can predispose someone to poor circulation - the most common ones are high blood pressure, diabetes, polycythemia (sticky blood), fibromyalgia, and atherosclerosis.  While it is true that problems of blood circulating freely in vessels is a problem that comes with aging, and is much less seldom seen in youth, any issue that … Continue reading The Treatment of Circulatory Disorders with Chinese Medicine including Cardiovascular Disorders and Stroke

Shrinking Fibroids: A Multifaceted Approach

Fibroids occur in 1 of 5 women and the cause is unknown, although it is believed that their continued growth is linked to a hormonal imbalance, and more specifically, excess estrogen (Maciocia, 1998).  The size of a fibroid, or myoma, can be tiny and seen only under a microscope, or quite large and even fill … Continue reading Shrinking Fibroids: A Multifaceted Approach

Neuralgias and nerve pain: Success with acupuncture

Over the years, I have treated many issues that have been directly or indirectly related to disturbances in nerve healing. Examples include trigeminal neuralgia, post herpetic neuralgia, glossopharyngeal neuralgia, pelvic nerve pain, and neuropathy secondary to muscle and soft tissue injury of joints and tissues. I have been truly astounded by how effective acupuncture treatment … Continue reading Neuralgias and nerve pain: Success with acupuncture

FAQ’s Cosmetic Acupuncture

What is facial or cosmetic acupuncture, and how does it work? Cosmetic acupuncture, also known as acupuncture facial rejuvenation, is a safe, non-toxic, and holistic method of treating the skin. Numerous training is conducted across the U.S. to train acupuncturists in this technique. Specific protocols are taught to learn how to reduce early to progressed … Continue reading FAQ’s Cosmetic Acupuncture

How Acupuncture Affects Neuropathy of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Neuropathic pain from TN is caused by damage or obstruction of one or more branches of the trigeminal nerve. Acupuncture is effective in many cases because of its ability to modulate the perception of pain along nerve pathways (Robinson, 2016). There is an acceptance being granted in the field of neuroscience towards acupuncture as more … Continue reading How Acupuncture Affects Neuropathy of Trigeminal Neuralgia