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How to Get Back Pain Relief with Acupuncture

Your back hurts! And the pain never seems to go completely away… If you’ve had an MRI for your back problems, the diagnosis may have been “nothing wrong,” arthritis, or a protruding disc. No matter the results, acupuncture often brings…

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Food for the Season: September in Colorado

Planning a menu based on the weather and the season has many health benefits. Right now in Colorado, the air is filled with wildfire smoke. It is hot and dry. Often, the lungs take the brunt of the heat. They…

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Thyroid Problems: How Acupuncture Treats Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism

Ancient Chinese medicine does not officially recognize the existence of hormones. Instead, it operates under the premise that optimal hormone function is built into many different organs. What Are Hypothyroidism and Hyperthyroidism? Acupuncture and Chinese herbs balance all organ functions,…

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Aging and Sexuality: What Baby Boomers Need to Know

Hormonal imbalances cause loss of sex drive and sexual dysfunction as you age. You thought the words “hormonal imbalance” would never apply to you again after you got through the painful teenage years, didn’t you? Actually, your hormones keep changing…

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The ABCs of Diet

April 3, 2017 Uncategorized

A Ancestry: Your digestive tract works with and most easily digests what your ancestors ate. For example, dairy is great for northern Europeans, and soy works better for Asians, while Africans are better able to digest peanuts. Appetite: Your appetite is…

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Cupping: The Ancient “Fad” that is Capturing International Attention

August 28, 2016 Chinese Medicine

With Olympic athletes and well-known celebrities proudly showing off their cup marks, the traditional Chinese modality of cupping is definitely hitting the news. How is it that this healing method of creating a bruise by placing suction on an area…

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