A Chinese view of pain relief: The importance of blood circulation

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An article about blood circulation and pain relief. “Highly oxygenated, highly nutritious blood coursing through the body is the key to good health.” —Bob Doane, L.Ac As noted by Dr. Tan’s top disciple, Bob Doane, the ancient Chinese doctor’s view of a healthy functioning body: Oxygen delivery to the tissues Healthy vascular system Healthy organ system, particularly the heart Nervous …

Chinese Medicine and Autumn

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Chinese Medicine and Autumn Wu Kun: “To cultivate one’s spirit in accordance with the four seasons”, is to regulate one’s spirit to suit the change of the seasons; or, in other words, this is to cure a disease before its onset, a thing that only a superior doctor could do.The three months of autumn are a period of fructification and …

Headaches, PMS & Hormone Imbalance

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How to relieve headaches, PMS and hormone imbalance with Chinese Medicine Why do you get Headaches, PMS & Hormone Imbalance? Here is the perspective in Chinese Medicine. Imagine you are stuck in traffic. Even if you are a patient person, you will eventually get irritated. Your face will turn red, you will start feeling hot, even start to sweat. Your …

Men's Health and Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Acupuncture can help men’s health Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine can help men Download the PDF to find out! Regulate Sex Organs and Hormone Production Desire and Arousal Lifestyle Nutrition Learn more about Chinese medicine and acupuncture

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 …