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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

Relief for Migraines and Tension Type Headaches

what type of headache is it? The means of identifying headache type is a challenge for physicians who specialize in head pain, not to mention those who suffer from this condition. A headache can have a migrainous quality without actually fitting all the criteria to be classified strictly as a migraine. Although quite different in … Continue reading Relief for Migraines and Tension Type Headaches