The last conversation you'll ever need to have about eating right

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Post taken from: https://medium.com/new-york-magazine/the-last-conversation-youll-ever-need-to-have-about-eating-right-10096bd1901 By Mark Bittman and David L. Katz It’s beyond strange that so many humans are clueless about how they should feed themselves. Every wild species on the planet knows how to do it; presumably ours did, too, before our oversized brains found new ways to complicate things. Now, we’re the only species that can be baffled …

Acupuncture Iowa City trains in Chinese Hospital

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Acupuncture Iowa City trains in Chinese Hospital During the summer of 2017, Rob Weingeist of acupuncture Iowa City was invited to improve his acupuncture skill with famous doctors at Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Dongzhimen Hospital East.  Rob would like to thank vice president Dr. Ma Hongming for spending time with him during his neurology clinic, and for introducing Rob to the …

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How to heal your sprained ankle

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Have you ever sprained your ankle? I bet you used lots of ice and ibuprofen, right? Want to learn how to heal your sprained ankle the correct way? My colleague Andrew Ball, licensed acupuncturist at Vitruvian holistic healthcare made a great YouTube video. Informative, and funny too!

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Acupuncture Can Ease Wrist Pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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NEW YORK TIMES:  All three groups found relief from pain, but both of the true acupuncture groups showed measurable physiological improvements in pain centers in the brain and nerves, while sham acupuncture did not produce such changes. Data suggests acupuncture can ease wrist pain of carpal tunnel syndrome Read the entire article here: Acupuncture Can Ease Carpal Tunnel Syndrome  

How does Acupuncture work?

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I’m sure you are wondering… how does acupuncture work? Have you ever wondered how acupuncture can alleviate pain, even without an acupuncture needle placed anywhere near the source of pain? Why does your back stop hurting when a couple of needles are placed in your wrist? How do acupuncture needles in your ankle allow your stiff neck to relax? If …

Traditional Chinese Medicine Helps Colds and Flu

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Chinese Medicine helps with the changes of the seasons. It’s that time of year again! We definitely got slammed with some super chilly weather this week. I actually was hit by a nasty 24 hour flu yesterday! As we start to turn our focus inwards in the coming months are bodies are craving attention and nourishment. We are so go, …

What does pain mean

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Visit Rob Weingeist at Clinic Eight. Many times you will feel your pain and tension dissipate while you are in the clinic, then continue to improve through the rest of the day and into your restful sleep that night. The longer you wait, the more treatment it takes to make it all go away. Feel great today! Give us a …

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How the body can heal itself

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Blood is the main healing component of the body. Everything we consume gets digested, eliminating the bad and keeping the good. Now this good “stuff” (nutrients from food) is transferred into the blood stream, with oxygen which the body has inhaled, and continuously spreading. When there is an injury to the body, the body freaks out and thinks that it …