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Using Acupressure Points for Improved Health

When you feel sick, are experiencing aches and pains, fatigue, or a number of other ailments, trying out different treatments until something finally works can be incredibly frustrating. Seeing a host of doctors can add up, and it can still leave...

How To Become a Licensed Massage Therapist in New York

Massage therapists require training like any other medical professional. This requires both classroom learning and time-on-task practice. In order to ensure that massage therapists have the most up-to-date credentials and most rigorous training,...

Treating Menopausal Symptoms with Acupuncture

Menopause can be a transitional time in a woman???s life; it marks the end of the ability to ovulate.  Lasting up to 12 months, this process can cause many uncomfortable symptoms that are disruptive to your daily life.  According to the Mayo Clinic...

How Does Acupuncture Treat Endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a very common complaint we see at City Acupuncture. Unscientifically, I'd say it accounts for about 25% of all of our fertility support cases. It's tricky to get a good number because many women have endometriosis without any of...

Premenstrual Disorder Explained By Acupuncture Theory

It's always amazed me that in high school we are forced to learn the ins and outs of every war fought in Europe, but we never really learn the basics of how our bodies work. 

A great example of this is PMS. Now granted, I was in the other room...

Do You Have Arthritis? Do This Before Anything Else!

If you have arthritis you are no doubt already overwhelmed with products and pills that will "help end your chronic pain."

You may have even tried some of these supplements with varying degrees of success. 

BUT did you know there is something you...

How to Explain Bell's Palsy to Someone Who Knows Nothing About It.

If you or a loved one are faced with Bell's Palsy, here's what you will need to know first. 

What is Bell's Palsy? 

Bell's Palsy is considered a harmless and usually completely resolving condition consisting of one-sided facial weakness.  The...

Common Cold and Flu: An Acupuncture POV Part 1

The following post was strung together from an interview I did with Chava Quist, L.Ac. I am very grateful for her expertise!

Rob Benhuri: Why Do We Get Sick?

Chava Quist: In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), we look at the impact of all of our...

Common Treatment Options for Graves Disease of the Eye

Graves' disease is a common form of hyperthyroidism or overactive thyroid. It is a condition where the body???s immune system attacks the thyroid gland causing it to enlarge and produce high levels of thyroid hormones. Excessive amounts of hormone...

Treatment for Graves Disease of the Eye

Graves' Eye Disease, also known as Graves' Disease of the Eye, is an autoimmune condition. Your thyroid gland mistakenly detects harmful cells and releases antibodies to fight them. The antibodies fuse with muscles in your eye and cause many...

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