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Announcements

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So this post is more of a clinic announcements than educational info, but there is plenty to discuss. 30-day Dietary Challenge I have encouraged many of my clients to consider a Paleo diet, and I have even adapted the practice myself. However, it has been awhile since I did the

I Feel Sick But My Blood Work Is Normal

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Normal Isn't Normal Anymore

The sad fact is that ‘normal’ isn’t normal anymore.

Does Acupuncture Work?

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The title of this article is the same as one of the most common questions I have been asked. It is a question that is problematic because it is incomplete. If someone asks ‘does acupuncture work?’ that gives me very little. A better question would be ‘what does acupuncture work

Life on Your Terms

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Today’s article is one that I have had some resistance to writing as it explores a motivation to managing stress which some may have difficulty with.  The motivation is that it is your duty to those around you to keep your emotions and stress in check. Much of the time,

Keeping your New Year’s Resolutions

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I want to lose weight. I want to be a better person. I want more control over my life. These are some of the most common goals that people have with the coming of a new year. In the past, I have talked about the stoic philosophy and how that

Our Daily Pain

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I hurt everywhere. I cannot sleep. I cannot think. Why is this happening? Fibromyalgia is a nasty condition. It wrecks lives and leaves its victims weak and in pain. It is also a condition with many symptoms and few answers. There is no conclusive cause for the condition and at

Stop Hating Your Guts

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Do you feel tired? Do you have sore muscles? Decreased sex drive? Depressed? Well this isn’t an ad for some new wonder drug, but if those symptoms sound like you then your body may be telling you something. The food we eat is important. It powers our body, gives us

Acupuncture and Lupus

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Do you or someone you know have lupus? Are you looking for an effective treatment to improve your quality of life? Acupuncture may have the solution for you. What is it?: Lupus is an autoimmune disease with symptoms similar to fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis. Lupus is a chronic inflammatory condition

Spleen Qigong Part 1

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As stated in the article ‘Five Organ Qigong’ there are various Qigong exercises for different organs in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).  This series of article will explain further exercises that one can perform to assist the Spleen. Explanation of the Spleen: The spleen is seen as important in the processes

Insomnia

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What is it?: Insomnia is defined as difficulty falling asleep (sleep onset insomnia) or difficulty staying asleep (sleep maintenance insomnia).  This is normally viewed as a symptom for a larger condition.  Finding the cause of this symptom and making the appropriate changes will usually correct the issue. Causes: There are

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