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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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Acupuncture Offers More Than Just Pain Relief

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by Toni Twitty, M.Ac., Ph.D.c 

Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Expert

 

I’ve been getting a ton of calls recently with questions about what all acupuncture can help with. Generally, people seek acupuncture for pain relief- headaches, back pain, shoulder tension, foot pain, etc. are just a few of the types of pain I see everyday. Acupuncture can do

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CBD Oil: Modern Day Snake Oil Or The Future Of Medicine?

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by Toni Twitty, M.Ac., Ph.D.c 

Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Expert

 

Cannabidiol (CBD) oil is a product that’s derived from marijuana plants1. Even though CBD is derived from cannabis plants, it contains none of the ingredients that create the typical “high” effect that marijuana is known for which is caused by THC. There is some controversy around CBD oil because of

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Does Your Liver Need a Spring Tune-Up?

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In Traditional Chinese Medicine, each season is ruled by a particular organ system and spring is connected to the liver. What does this mean? Well, you probably notice changes in the way you feel, both physically and mentally, as the seasons change. I know I tend to feel a bit more contemplative and introspective during the winter months. Once

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