How to Use Acupuncture for Women’s Health

Women’s health is a huge part of medical discussion circuits and forums. Yet it is still not paid proper attention to. With the wide variety of physical and mental struggles women deal with in their lives, acupuncture is a treatment that any woman should consider. With its diverse advantages, it is already proving itself to be the best alternative physical treatment one can get. Aside from a whole host of physical and mental benefits, acupuncture…

What Is Facial Gua Sha?

Gua sha is a traditional Chinese practice that involves scraping the skin with a gua sha massage tool to improve circulation. Gua sha may alleviate chronic pain associated with arthritis, fibromyalgia, and other health conditions. It is also used to treat health conditions that cause muscle and joint pain. It is performed on different parts of the body, including the back, neck, arms, legs, and face. When used in conjunction with acupuncture, gua sha facials…

Put a Pin in Your Eczema Treatment: Acupuncture Can Help

Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is a skin condition that causes inflamed, rough, cracked and itchy skin. Eczema is a common skin condition that affects around 32 million Americans. Around 10-20% of infants also have eczema. Many people consider eczema a relatively mild skin condition. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Many studies have found that some eczema patients have a poorer quality of life than those grappling with chronic health issues such…

Acupuncture For Pain Management

What is Pain? Pain is a generic term used to describe an unusual, unpleasant, and uncomfortable feeling. It can range from mild and annoying to throbbing and debilitating. Physical pain may be localized or generalized. Physical Pain: Causes & Types Some types of pain can be managed at home and usually come and go away over time, others can last days and may indicate a serious underlying condition. Some common causes of pain are toothache,…

What Is Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture and How Can It Help Me?

The popularity of cosmetic acupuncture, also known as facial rejuvenation acupuncture, has skyrocketed over the last few years. Facial rejuvenation in San Francisco is a simple way to achieve a youthful look without putting your skin through the harsh effects of chemical peels and injections. While many women jump on board without much deliberation, there are plenty who wonder if it really works. So, before you lie down on the table, here are a few facts about…

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Supercharge Your Digestion

Like many other bodily functions, digestion is a complex process. For all that we have learned over the past years regarding digestion, there is yet so much more that we are still yet to learn. Thousands of Americans suffer from a myriad of digestive disorders including pancreatitis and acid reflux. Thankfully, there are several holistic means to treat digestion-related issues such as acupuncture in East Bay, CA. Read on to learn how acupuncture can supercharge your digestion…

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…

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…