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Acupuncture for Sleep: A Drug-Free Way to a Better Night’s Sleep

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three Americans are not getting enough sleep on a routine basis. While scientists don’t completely understand why we need sleep, the importance of it cannot be understated. Whether you’re struggling to fall asleep, stay asleep or anything in between, acupuncture for sleep is a drug-free way to a better night’s sleep!

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What Pulse Diagnosis Tells Us About Our Health

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One of the four diagnostic methods in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), pulse diagnosis is a great way for your practitioner to glean vital information about your overall health. Before imaging technologies, doctors needed a way to determine the status of their patients’ internal organs and learned that the pulse could offer a wealth of information. While the pulse is an instrumental tool used in both Western and Chinese medicine, in TCM, it is used to assess the overall health and functionality of the major organs, blood flow and the state of the qi/energy (in the body).  

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Dry Needling vs. Acupuncture: What’s the Best Solution?

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The dry needling vs. acupuncture debate has been in the spotlight over the past several years. In fact, earlier this year, the Acupuncture Association of Colorado (AAC) sued the Colorado Physical Therapy Board in Denver District Court, claiming that the term “dry needling” was “merely a euphemism” for the ancient Chinese technique of acupuncture. In light of this litigation (and similar cases across the country), many people are confused as to what the differences are between the two techniques.

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Is Cosmetic Acupuncture the New Facelift?

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There’s a lot we’re willing to do in the name of beauty. From trying various topical creams and serums to even invasive surgeries, it’s fair to say that slowing signs of aging is a skin care priority for many Americans. But does achieving healthier, more youthful-looking skin have to come at such a high cost?

We examine various methods of anti-aging treatments and compare them to cosmetic acupuncture—a natural whole body treatment—to see which methods will work best for your skin.

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Do Massages Help Anxiety? Here Are 5 Ways They Do

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As the most common mental illness, about 18% of American adults suffer from some form of anxiety. There are various treatment options, ranging from cognitive behavioral therapy to medication, but for those looking to add a more natural remedy to their anxiety management, massage therapy has been shown to reduce stress. But that leaves the question: Do massages help anxiety?

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