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Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Migraines

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Migraine headaches are a bit of mystery to the medical world. This ailment tends to be poorly understood and frequently undiagnosed and under-treated. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, this neurological disease affects nearly 39 million Americans. Migraines are characterized by severe, throbbing pain usually found on only one side of the head. Migraine headaches can also be

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It’s All In Your Head: Headaches and TCM

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There are four main types of headache: tension, cluster, sinus and migraine. And, there are varying triggers for these headaches, such as food, stress, hormones, dehydration and weather. Fortunately, eliminating the triggers and finding natural ways to prevent and help an ongoing headache are possible.

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Drinking Water Can Be Fun!

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Staying hydrated can be a challenge when the temps creep up into the 90s and beyond. I find it even harder to get my kids to drink the water that they should without a fight. Cue a Pinterest search and I happened upon this great recipe for Vitamin-infused water that is refreshing, delicious, and kid-approved! 

You’ll find it 

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Acupuncture Lowers Blood Pressure

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by Toni Twitty, M.Ac., Ph.D.c 

Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Expert

 

“Acupuncture exerted a homeostatic regulation of blood pressure. For patients with extremely high blood pressure, acupuncture significantly reduced systolic and diastolic pressures. For patients with moderate levels of high blood pressure, acupuncture moderately reduced systolic and diastolic pressures. The clinical advantage was that acupuncture provided a regulated lowering of blood

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Stay Hydrated For Better Health This Summer

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by Toni Twitty

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Expert in Oklahoma City

 

Stay Hydrated this Summer!

Remember to stay hydrated! It is recommended that you drink half of your body weight in fluid ounces every day. For example, a 150lb. person should be drinking 75 oz. of water daily. It sounds like a lot, but your body will thank you!

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