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Our Beautiful Lungs: Strong Lungs Prepare Us for the World

Did you know that the Amazon rainforest is considered the lungs of the earth? The forest filters the air eliminating the toxins, allowing mankind to breathe. It is a marvel of nature, just like our lungs. Without us making an effort, our lungs work to suck in the air from around us and help the body get oxygen. Our lungs are the connection between the outside world and the one that resides in the body....
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Is Facial Acupuncture the New Botox?

There is no denying that Botox and facial fillers have been leading the way when it comes to maintaining a youthful appearance and tackling the signs of aging. However, for those who are apprehensive to use these common go-to’s there is an alternative treatment that people are deeming it the new Botox. This is facial rejuvenation acupuncture in San Francisco. What Exactly is Facial Acupuncture All About? Facial acupuncture or cosmetic acupuncture makes use of...
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Women and Climate

Last month from the windows of the clinic, I beheld the Climate March. Thousands marched down Market street, wrapping around and marching down California, many of them school-aged children, motivated by other youth activists that are in large part, female. Tears streamed down my face. I am a mother. These children are shouldering weight that their young bodies should not be carrying. And yet, here we are. The weather is changing, populations are being displaced, and...
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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Increasing Breast Health with Jade Rolling

Have you been Jade rolling for increased facial health?  Go ahead and bring that roller to your breasts to help support breast health! Jade Rolling is a gentile technique used to improve lymph drainage and ease symptoms that so many women face.  It helps to flush toxins and keep the immune system balanced. Common concerns for women and their breasts are tenderness, soreness, tightness, or lumps that appear and may also disappear around their menses. Although breast issues...
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Is Acupuncture an Effective Treatment for Postherpetic Neuralgia?

Postherpetic neuralgia is one of the most common complications that people get after shingles. The herpes zoster virus, which causes chickenpox, is responsible for shingles. Even though the rash and blisters due to shingles heal, the virus stays dormant in the body, and can reactivate. Postherpetic neuralgia is a condition where the skin and nerves get affected. As a result, you will experience a burning sensation and pain that tends to last even after the...
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Acupuncture for Diabetes: Is It Safe and What Are the Benefits?

Acupuncture has been around since ancient times, with practitioners in traditional Chinese medicine using it to treat many health conditions. It has been acknowledged that acupuncture can treat a variety of health conditions, including diabetes. However, the key question is whether acupuncture is safe for diabetics, and will it have a positive effect on them. Benefits of Acupuncture Clinical trials have revealed that acupuncture can regulate insulin levels and the functioning of the pancreas. The...
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5 Reasons You Need to Try Acupuncture Right Now

If you have been sitting on the fence, and wondering whether you should make acupuncture treatment in San Francisco a part of your health care regimen, here are five compelling reasons to help you make up your mind. Acupuncture is a 2000-Year-Old Oriental Healing Science You may not know it, but acupuncture is an ancient healing science dating back to 2,000 years. It involves pricking the skin at strategic points with extremely thin needles, and...
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How Acupuncture Supports Men’s Health

If you thought acupuncture is just for women and their issues, you are highly mistaken. Acupuncture can also help men when they opt for a trained and experienced San Francisco acupuncturist. Acupuncture helps men and women improve mood and sleep; it alleviates pain and aids in recovery from addiction. However, there are three specific areas that acupuncture comes to the rescue of men. Control Seasonal Allergies If you dread pollen season, you are going to...
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