Alternative Medicine Resources

Bringing You Natural & Effective Health Alternatives

Archive for May, 2014

Acupuncture for High Blood Pressure

without comments

As with all human health conditions, Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) views high blood pressure quite entirely different from that of western medicine. In order to have a healthy body and mind, TCM believes that the body needs to be in balance.  In essence the natural state of our body is a healthy body and any health issue or illness is due to some aspect in our body being in an imbalanced state. Thus it is … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

May 25th, 2014 at 7:45 am

Posted in Acupuncture

Tagged with

Acupuncture for Colitis

without comments

Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease (CD) are two forms of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). These two conditions inflame the digestive tract lining of a person and cause serious episodes of stomach pain and/or diarrhea.  CD usually affects a specific part of your digestive system, the small intestine; colitis, on the other hand, typically only inflames your colon which is the inner lining of your large intestine and rectum. Another difference between colitis and Crohn’s disease … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

May 25th, 2014 at 7:40 am

Posted in Acupuncture

Tagged with

Acupuncture for Anger/Irritability

without comments

When a woman shows easy irritability or anger, the old cliché “she must be in her period” is facetiously mentioned as a reason for her moodiness; however, this may be actually a fact for a lot of women.  A lot of doctors state that the most commonly reported emotional problem among women is irritability. This emotion often occurs 5 to 7 days before actual menstrual bleeding starts.

For a lot of women, they feeling of … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

May 18th, 2014 at 8:07 am

Posted in Acupuncture

Tagged with ,

Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture Have Been Used for Centuries to Treat Anemia Symptoms

without comments

A lot of patients coming in for acupuncture treatment ask if acupuncture is any good for resolving blood conditions such as anemia. They are often pleasantly surprised to hear that Chinese herbal therapy and acupuncture have actually been used for dozens of centuries to treat anemia symptoms such as pale complexion, weakness and tiredness.  The truth is, anemia is the most common condition of the blood seen by western trained physicians and when it is … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

May 18th, 2014 at 8:02 am

Acupuncture for Asthma

without comments

There are about 20 million US citizens who suffer from asthma every year. Conventional treatment choices for asthma are limited to bronchodilators and steroid inhalers. These drugs are useful in treating the symptoms of asthma; however, they have side effects when used in the long-term and those side effects can be extreme. Natural treatments for asthma abound especially for chronic asthma that can provide effective remedy without the side effects that asthma drugs give.

Listed … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

May 9th, 2014 at 7:15 am

Posted in Acupuncture

Tagged with

Acupuncture for Headaches

without comments

Suffering from headaches? The ancient healing art of acupuncture therapy may be just what you need. Acupuncture therapy for migraines and headaches has been extensively studied and peer-reviewed. The conclusions consistently show that acupuncture therapy is, at a minimum, equally as effective, if not more effective that conventional treatment involving the use of medicines but without any harmful side effects. The studies also revealed that acupuncture therapy is quite effective for the relief of … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

May 9th, 2014 at 6:46 am

Posted in Acupuncture

Tagged with

Acupuncture for Headaches

without comments

Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) in Jacksonville utilize acupuncture as a natural type of treatment for tension headaches and migraine. TCM is grounded on the belief of the existence of life energy the Chinese call Qi or Chi that internally flows throughout the body along energy channels or pathways known as meridians. When the Chi flow becomes disrupted or unbalanced, it causes health conditions.

The primary objective of acupuncture treatment is to unblock and … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

May 2nd, 2014 at 2:13 am

Posted in Acupuncture

Tagged with

Acupuncture for Bronchitis

without comments

A lot of the ancient cultures in East Asia have been using the ancient healing art of acupuncture for thousands of years.  It has been practiced in Europe for hundreds of years while in the United States, it has been growing in popularity for more than 40 years now. People who don’t know what acupuncture is may find this therapy strange since it involves pricking needles in a patient to treat a health condition such … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

May 2nd, 2014 at 2:01 am

Posted in Acupuncture

Tagged with