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Acupuncture for Addiction

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A chemical neurotransmitter known as dopamine is an important chemical messenger that transmits signals from neural cells of the substantia nigra to the corpus striatum, enabling normal and well-functioned muscle activity. Dopamine is a chemical metabolic predecessor of adrenaline (also called epinephrine) and noradrenaline (also called norepinephrine). In other words dopamine is the ingredient in which adrenaline and noradrenaline is made. ┬áDopamine can produce either an inhibitory or excitatory effect on the nerve cells. Whatever … Continue reading

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March 28th, 2014 at 7:41 am

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Acupuncture for ADD/ADHD

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Diagnosing a hyperactive child with ADD (attention deficit disorder) or ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) is a very controversial issue among some doctors. They argue that a lot of children in the past have this kind of characteristic and it was not really considered a type of health condition all throughout those years. Nevertheless ADHD is one of the most common conditions diagnosed in children in the United States today. In terms of gender distribution … Continue reading

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March 28th, 2014 at 7:36 am

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