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Acupuncture for menopause symptoms

Are you experiencing menopausal symptoms or know someone who is? Menopausal symptoms may include hot flashes, night sweats, pain during intercourse due to vaginal dryness, anxiety and/or irritability (Webmd, 2014). These symptoms can severely affect the quality of one’s life. Western medical intervention may include hormonal therapy (HT) and/or antidepressants; however these often come with unwanted side effects both short term and long. I would like to share with you how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) including acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help to ameliorate menopausal symptoms with little to no associated side effects. In this article we will explore Western Medical and TCM perspectives of the causes (both natural and induced) of menopausal symptoms. We will also identify treatment strategies….

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Acupuncture Treatment for Sciatica

Do you suffer from sciatica? Here’s some good news, acupuncture can help you get back to your old-self! I have been able to help hundreds of patients suffering from sciatica. I’m not saying acupuncture is a cure all, but I have seen some of the worst cases of sciatic out there and still have been able to make a positive change pertaining to pain reduction i.e., intensity, frequency and/or duration. Acupuncture has a lot to offer when it comes to sciatica including pain and inflammation reduction, muscle relaxation, improved blood flow and even regeneration of the sciatic nerve. In this paper, we will explore the specifics of what acupuncture is able to do, but for now let’s start with the….

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