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Falun Gong Can Help Prevent A Person From Relapsing In Addiction

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Falun Gong, also called Falun Dafa, is a traditional Chinese “cultivation system” or spiritual movement. This practice was first introduced in 1992 in China by Li Hongzhi. It was labeled a “heretical” practice and banned by the communist Chinese government in 1999. There are several news accounts of thousands of Falun dafa practitioners being imprisoned, tortured, and even killed by the Chinese government.

In its espousal of absence of rituals in daily worship and greater … Continue reading

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February 6th, 2018 at 1:43 pm

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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The Extreme Effectiveness of Acupuncture in Resolving Substance Addiction

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The neurotransmitter dopamine is responsible for sending signals between neurons. This is needed for smooth and meaningful muscle activity. Dopmanine is also needed to produce adrenaline (epinephrine) and noradrenaline (norepinephrine). Depending on the attributes of the protein it contains, dopamine can either have an inhibitory or excitatory effect on the neurons.

This chemical is also related to the sensation of pleasure and pain. A rise in dopamine levels in the frontal lobe increases pleasure and … Continue reading

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January 13th, 2015 at 3:10 am

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Addiction may be a behavioral or addiction to a certain product

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The United States has a big problem not only with drug addiction but with other various types of addictions. Addiction may be a behavioral or addiction to a certain product. Regardless of the type of addiction one suffers, it can harmfully affect the overall balance and health of a person.

What is Addiction?

Addiction often ensues from excessive and longstanding engagement and/or consumption of pleasurable activities or substances that impact the psychological or physiological dependence … Continue reading

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July 27th, 2014 at 11:30 am

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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 Addiction

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A chemical neurotransmitter known as dopamine is an important chemical messenger that transmits signals from neural cells of the substantia nigra to the corpus striatum, enabling normal and well-functioned muscle activity. Dopamine is a chemical metabolic predecessor of adrenaline (also called epinephrine) and noradrenaline (also called norepinephrine). In other words dopamine is the ingredient in which adrenaline and noradrenaline is made.  Dopamine can produce either an inhibitory or excitatory effect on the nerve cells. Whatever … Continue reading

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March 28th, 2014 at 7:41 am

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