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Acupuncture Treatment for GERD is Definitely Worth a Try

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For a lot of people, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD is a persistent problem, despite alterations in lifestyle and diet. Drugs may not be that fully effective at treating this disease. Surgery is both extremely invasive and expensive, leaving sufferers to endure the symptoms without relief. To try and get some form of relief, these people may raise their intake of medication bringing about dangerous consequences.

The Risks Involved in Taking PPIs

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February 28th, 2017 at 3:18 pm

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Acupuncture Combined With Other TCM Treatments Can Be a Very Effective Cure for Sciatica

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The use of acupuncture for sciatica treatment is a gradually growing practice. Affecting about 15% of the US population, sciatica is a very common condition caused by pressure on the sciatic nerve on the lower back. The pressure can come from muscle spasms that irritate the nerve resulting in leg, buttock, and lower back pain. Factors that can contribute to the condition include a bulging spinal disk, bad posture, and inflammation in the body. The … Continue reading

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February 28th, 2017 at 3:14 pm

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Benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture That Are Unknown or Often Overlooked

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Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and acupuncture aren’t archaic unheard of treatments anymore. Most folks have heard about them and millions of people in the United States have actually tried them out. However, what most aren’t always aware of are the key benefits these therapies can give.

1. Compared to Western Allopathic Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine has more specific diagnoses for common ailments. This can be ideally exemplified when one thinks about catching a cold.

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February 21st, 2017 at 2:35 pm

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Consider Getting Acupuncture Treatment for the Natural Treatment of Hypothyroidism

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Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland is unable to function optimally. It was assumed till recently that only Western allopathic medicine can be used for treatment. However, promising results from alternative treatment, especially acupuncture, have been documented in the health industry. It has been shown that hypothyroid sufferers have experienced relief with acupuncture.

Located in the lower part and front of the neck, the thyroid gland is an endocrine gland that produces … Continue reading

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February 21st, 2017 at 2:32 pm

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Detoxify Your Body in A Safe and Healthy Way with Acupuncture

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Acupuncture in Overland Park can detoxify your body significantly. This treatment is a major branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), a type of medical system that has been practiced for over 3,500 years. The functions of the body are harmonized and nourished by the balance of a vital life force known as Chi. This balance of Chi is the principle behind acupuncture.

Chinese doctors of yore strongly believed that “a better healer is one who … Continue reading

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February 21st, 2017 at 2:29 pm

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Things You May Not Know the Spleen is Associated with

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The spleen doesn’t get a lot of respect as far as Western medicine is involved. After all, a person can still live even without a spleen, right? The spleen plays a role in producing antibodies, and in creating and filtering blood; other organs take over the job if it is damaged. However in TCM in Overland Park, the spleen plays several extremely important roles.

The spleen, first and foremost, is connected with the blood … Continue reading

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February 14th, 2017 at 1:13 pm

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Traditional Chinese Medicine is a Powerful Preventative and Holistic Type of Treatment

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TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) has been helping people in China get well from various health conditions for thousands of years. It is supported and promoted by the Communist government of China through government-funded research and continuing education. Based on the Eastern philosophies of Confucianism, Taoism, and Buddhism, TCM is derived from a belief that all living things share life force energy and are interconnected with each other and that illness is the result of an … Continue reading

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February 14th, 2017 at 1:10 pm

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Using Acupuncture to Treat Telogen Effluvium

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For those who have suffered from a severe hair loss condition known as telogen effluvium (temporary hair thinning or shedding), then they know that any type of treatment that would bring about some kind of relief or improvement would be very much welcome. And though there are a wide variety of external topicals for the scalp available in the market, many of these products are not specifically designed to address this condition since this type … Continue reading

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February 14th, 2017 at 1:05 pm

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