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Can Acupuncture Help With Migraines?

What Is Migraine?  Migraine is a neurological disorder which is usually characterized by intense, pulsating, throbbing, pounding, or debilitating headaches. Migraines affects around 40 million adults in the country and is also one of the world’s most prevalent neurological diseases. Most migraine attacks last anywhere from 4-72 hours. In severe cases, attacks can last for days. Migraine can negatively impact a person’s quality of life. Migraine pain interferes with daily activities and can intrusively disrupt...
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Acupuncture & Fertility – 5 Things You Should Know

Infertility is on the rise. Around 12% of women of between 14 and 44 in the U.S. experience difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. Some common causes of female infertility include ovulation disorders such as PCOS, hypothalamic dysfunction, endometriosis, and damage to the fallopian tubes. Many women who are grappling with infertility use acupuncture to manage their condition. As studies have found that the traditional Chinese practice can restore fertility in women by...
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Everything You Need to Know About Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture

Your face is one of the first body parts where you are likely to notice the signs of premature aging. Dark spots, loose skin, and wrinkles on your face can make you feel older. Many men and women try Botox and fillers to slow the signs of aging. However, there are several drawbacks of Botox and fillers. They are expensive, can have side effects, need to be maintained, and contain harsh chemicals. Acupuncture is a...
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Liver Detox for Fertility Patients

Multiple studies have drawn connections between fertility with liver health. Liver problems can affect fertility in more ways than you’d expect. Many fertility patients turn to acupuncture to detox their livers and get their bodies ready for a healthy pregnancy. How Can Acupuncture Help? Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners believe that acupuncture can help protect patients from chronic liver disease.  There are several ways in which acupuncture can help with detoxing the liver including helping...
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Does Acupuncture Work for Fertility?

Infertility can be defined as the inability to achieve a clinical pregnancy, despite having unprotected sexual intercourse for 12 months. Ovulation problems commonly cause infertility. Some problems prevent eggs from being released at all, while others prevent eggs from being released during some cycles. Infertility is more common than people realize. Around 10 percent of women ages 15 to 44 in the United States have difficulty conceiving or staying pregnant.  Symptoms  One of the most...
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Acupuncture: Benefits, How It Works and Some Myths About It

Acupuncture is an ancient medical technique that originated in China approximately 3,000 years ago. Acupuncture treatments involve inserting paper thin needles (generally the size of a human hair) into the skin at strategic points on the body.  Benefits  Research suggests that acupuncture works particularly well on chronic pain, including back pain, neck pain, headache, and osteoarthritis/knee pain. No wonder people from all over the world use it to break the vicious circle of chronic pain....
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Some Interesting Facts About Acupuncture

Acupuncture is growing in popularity with every passing year. A study reported that around 10 million acupuncture treatments are administered in the U.S. alone every year. Its rise in popularity can be attributed to its effectiveness in the treatment of chronic pain. Various studies show that the ancient Chinese practice works particularly well on knee pain, neck pain, and back pain. It is an effective treatment for many health problems, including hypertension, hypotension, sciatica, and...
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Acupuncture for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS is a hormonal disorder that causes enlarged ovaries with small cysts on the outer edges. The body of a woman with PCOS produces too much testosterone (the primary male sex hormones). This hormonal imbalance makes it difficult for them to conceive.    Genetic factors can make some women more vulnerable to PCOS. Other common reasons include insulin resistance and increased levels of inflammation. Some common PCOS symptoms are irregular periods,...
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