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Acupuncture for Whooping Cough

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Pertussis or whooping cough is considered an opportunistic infection that strikes the lungs. Usually affected by this condition are young children every three to four years. Chinese herbal therapy and acupuncture are safe and effective treatments that can brig about complete recovery for affected children. Acupuncture therapy is considered a gentle clinical process. Oftentimes, in effectively treating pertussis, a combination of Eastern and Western medicine is used by medical practitioners.  According to traditional Chinese medicine … Continue reading

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April 27th, 2014 at 9:54 pm

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Acupuncture for Treating Addiction

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Addiction has been a major problem I the United States for quite a while now. There are actually many forms of addiction – they can range from addiction to sweets like chocolate to drug addiction. Addiction typically can cause harm to the overall balance and health of a person.

What is Addiction?

Addiction normally comes about due to a person’s excessive and long-term engagement in activities or use of substances that affect his/her overall functioning. … Continue reading

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April 25th, 2014 at 9:29 pm

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Acupuncture for ADD

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Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese healing art that has been practiced in China for over 5,000 years. It helps to restore balance to the flow of vital energy known as qi and blood throughout the body.  For over four decades, acupuncture has gradually increased in popularity in the United States and now there are tens of thousands of licensed acupuncturists practicing this oriental therapy all over the union.  The huge popularity of acupuncture is reflected … Continue reading

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April 18th, 2014 at 1:53 pm

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Acupuncture for Acne

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Adherents and practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) see acupuncture as an effective treatment for acne. They consider acupuncture as a way to bring back balance in the body and cure maladies that are due to a specific imbalance such as acne and other skin conditions.

The body has thousands of acupuncture points on the skin and underneath these points are pathways of energy where vital energy known as Qi travels. These energy vessels are … Continue reading

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April 18th, 2014 at 1:04 pm

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Acupuncture for ADHD

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In the United States, ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is the most common diagnosis reported among children. It is said that about 5% of girls and 10% of boys in grade school do have this disorder. Since 1991 to 1998, the drug Ritalin (methylphenidate) has been widely used on younger and younger children with about a 78% and 107% increase of use on affected boys and girls respectively during that period. This is a … Continue reading

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April 4th, 2014 at 6:37 am

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Acupuncture for Acne

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Conventional western medicine still has no answer as to what really causes acne although it does provide people with real remedies to treat it. There are a wide array of medical treatments offered in the market for acne that it is very hard to sort the bad ones from the good and the poor ones from the effective ones. Amid this ocean of so-called remedies, acupuncture stands out as one treatment that has proven time … Continue reading

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April 4th, 2014 at 6:33 am

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