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Acupuncture for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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There are Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) patients who have tried all kinds of conventional treatments to help relieve their symptoms but to no avail. Fortunately, they have a wonderful option in natural, effective and safe alternative treatments such as traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture. These two fine medical alternatives have undergone a number of studies and have consistently shown great results in treating IBS. Documents kept in these studies show that acupuncture and TCM … Continue reading

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June 21st, 2014 at 6:58 am

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Acupuncture for IBS

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The more recent studies involving Chinese medicine treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) showed consistent positive results. These studies validated the effectiveness of Chinese medicine in treating IBS in a drug-free and safe way.

What is IBS?

Also known as mucus colitis or spastic colon, IBS is considered a syndrome because it consists of a collection of symptoms that differs for each affected person. This condition causes an abnormal movement of the large and small … Continue reading

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June 12th, 2014 at 7:41 am

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Acupuncture for Gastritis

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People who have suffered from gastritis know that it is a very painful and debilitating disorder.  The pain is felt in the upper stomach and eating makes the pain much worse. Gastritis is caused by acid regurgitation and its other symptoms besides the pain include very dark stool, loss of appetite, vomiting and nausea.

When gastritis occurs, your stomach lining becomes inflamed. The inflammation causes an immune reaction in the body since the body identifies … Continue reading

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June 6th, 2014 at 10:02 pm

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Acupuncture for Diabetes

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Diabetes is a growing epidemic in the United States with many as 26 million adults and children (8.3% of the population, based on the statistics provided by the American Diabetes Association) suffering from it.  It is a degenerative and chronic disease that unfailingly increases each year among children and adults in the United States. In just a single year (2012), about 1.3 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes.

Diabetes has two types: diabetes mellitus … Continue reading

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June 6th, 2014 at 9:35 pm

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Acupuncture for Colitis

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Nutrition and Supplementation

Your body is unique and so your nutritional requirements can differ from others and also can be based on certain factors.  In this regard, you need to talk to a health care provider who is trained in the holistic healing arts to determine what you need. He/she can do a thorough nutritional evaluation of you including an extensive digestive stool examination.

Natural and wholesome foods are the most ideal foods for every … Continue reading

Written by Valerie

June 1st, 2014 at 2:14 am

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Acupuncture for Cervical Dysplasia

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Acupuncture along with Chinese herbal medicine is a great way for treating cervical dysplasia. They can even provide much better results when integrated with western medicine.  Although they are two different and distinct systems, Eastern and Western medicine often are combined to provide impressive clinical results. A couple of examples of this are the use of acupuncture to postoperative areas to protect those sites from invasive infections and the other is the application of herbal … Continue reading

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June 1st, 2014 at 1:55 am

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