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Acupuncture for Diabetes

Diabetes is a common problem in the western world. An increase in sedentary lifestyles coupled with easy access to high-fat, high-calorie food has led to rising rates of obesity. This is a leading cause of type 2 diabetes, the most widespread...

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Herbs are one of the many branches of Chinese Medicine. The others include acupuncture, massage, exercise, and dietary therapy. All of these practices work in slightly different ways. However, they have one common aim – restoring a state of...

Facial Acupuncture

In the past few years, many celebrities have expressed their love for facial acupuncture. Most recently, Lady Gaga was snapped with an assortment of needles poking out of her face.

The Best Exercises for Lower Back Pain

The Best Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common conditions that we treat in our acupuncture clinics. It can be caused by muscle strain, spasms, pinched nerves, prolapsed discs, or degenerative conditions....

Understanding Dampness, Phlegm, and Body Fluids in Chinese Medicine

Dampness, Phlegm, and Body Fluids

In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one of the most common causes of disease is an imbalance in body fluids.

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