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Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatments for Hashimoto’s Disease

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Hashimoto’s disease results in a chronic inflammation of the thyroid gland eventually causing primary hypothyroidism. Blood tests are conducted to measure the amounts of TSH or Thyroid Stimulating Hormone in the body. Hashimoto’s disease is an autoimmune condition causing symptoms such as depression, joint pain, hip muscle and shoulder aches, weight gain, hoarse voice, puffy and swollen face, sensitivity to cold, and tiredness. Hashimoto’s disease causes enlargement of the thyroid gland resulting in a swelling … Continue reading

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June 27th, 2017 at 9:34 pm

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Acupuncture Is The Treatment That Will Help You Stop Smoking For Good

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The hardest part of quitting smoking is dealing with the withdrawal symptoms. They can be too much for a lot of people to cope with, and as the edginess and stress builds, most of the time they succumb to their cravings and eventually reach in their pocket for a stick of cigarette. There are several therapies and products such as yoga, hypnosis, patches, and chewing gum that all claim to have the power to help … Continue reading

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June 27th, 2017 at 9:31 pm

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Need Help With Insomnia? Acupuncture and Acupressure Are Two Natural Treatments To Consider

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To address insomnia, the natural treatment options you can use are acupuncture and acupressure. These types of insomnia therapy are quite helpful because they’ll give your body the necessary means to relieve pain and stress in order for you to sleep faster and sleep well. Acupuncture has been used by ancient Chinese medicine practitioners for over 4,000 years to address a wide variety of illnesses, including insomnia. Its main tools are fine needles inserted into … Continue reading

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June 20th, 2017 at 12:33 pm

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Acupuncture Can Be A Viable Treatment For Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome And Chronic Prostatitis

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Very few people are aware that acupuncture treatment for prostatitis can be an optional treatment for chronic pelvic pain syndrome (CPPS) and chronic prostatitis (CP). Acupuncture has been practiced by Chinese physicians for thousands of years. It is based on the existence of vital energy (Chi) that flows throughout the body through invisible pathways of energy called meridians. From time to time, this Chi flow becomes sluggish as a result of blockage within the meridians … Continue reading

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June 20th, 2017 at 12:31 pm

Acupuncture Should Be Your First Choice For Curing Shingles

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Herpes zoster, commonly known as shingles, is caused by the same virus that cause chickenpox: the varicella zoster virus (VZV). It is a painful condition whose main symptom is a skin rash that’s painful with blisters in a certain part of one side of the body, usually in the stripe. A VZV infection initially will result in acute chickenpox. Once the chickenpox infection has healed, the virus is never eliminated and will remain and lie … Continue reading

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June 13th, 2017 at 11:27 am

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Can Be A Treatment For Coronary Artery Disease

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A medical condition arising from a buildup of plaque on the inner lining of the coronary arteries is known as coronary artery disease (CAD). This disease is also termed arteriosclerosis which is derived from the words arterio (arteries) and sclerosis (hardening). In the United States, the American Heart Association estimates that there are over 13 million Americans suffering from arteriosclerosis. Allopathic medicine treatments for coronary artery disease include medications, diet and lifestyle changes, and surgery. … Continue reading

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June 13th, 2017 at 11:25 am

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What To Expect When Trying Out Acupuncture for The First Time

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If you have just decided to try out acupuncture for the first time and have never visited an acupuncture clinic before, then your mind may be loaded with a lot of questions. You probably are wondering if the process is painful when a number of needles are stuck into your skin or how the process exactly works. So, it’s important to know what to expect so as not to panic when you’re undergoing an acupuncture … Continue reading

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June 13th, 2017 at 11:20 am

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Desperate To Lose Weight, Why Not Try Acupuncture?

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Have you ever attempted to lose your baby weight? Have you tried losing weight by dieting? Has the strict eating of only carrot sticks and salads work? If you are tired of starving yourself to death, well perhaps it’s time to change the way you lose weight. It’s a sad fact that Americans spend over 30 billion dollars on weight loss services and products each year. This is an indication that a huge part of … Continue reading

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June 6th, 2017 at 12:21 pm

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Acupressure Is A Very Powerful Stress-Eliminating Technique

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Acupressure is a very old healing practice that uses pressure to generate a curative effect. Anyone can perform this healing practice, although under the hands of widely experienced acupressure doctors, the results are often outstanding and long-term.

Acupressure is a very powerful technique to eliminate stress. This treatment is based on the theory that the body has several spots from where healing mechanisms are initiated by the use of pressure. Doctors apply pressure to these … Continue reading

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June 6th, 2017 at 12:19 pm

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