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Acupuncture for Sciatica

My previous articles have dealt with acupuncture as a modality for various modern day ailments which plague our lives. Here we will discuss one of the more annoying and painful condition called sciatica, caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve. And while surgery may...

What Can Blood Tell Us?

Some time ago I purchased blood analysis equipment for my clinic from which many of my patients have benefited. While an expensive investment, it has proven time and again to be an invaluable diagnostic asset. Extensive blood analysis many times is expensive,...

Osteoarthritis and Acupuncture

When we think of injured to sore bones and joints, usually the first thought that comes to mind are pain and immobility, both of which we all like to avoid at all cost. Acupuncture has been proven to be a very reliable modality for both, usual causes being athletic or...

Origin of Acupuncture

So what is this thing called “Acupuncture” that we talk about all the time? Is it some kind of bizarre practice or an actual scientific reality? Considering my 4 years of school, my internship in China, my National exam, and my long difficult board certification exam...

Speaking of Sugar

One of my friends has a cute lovable puppy named “Sugar”, sweet as can be…and while the puppy is sweet…you shouldn’t be eating too much sugar. So let’s talk about SUGAR! Is it really worse than, say, cocaine? Well according to some researchers it should be...

Acupuncture for Anxiety, Depression and Nervous Disorders

It is difficult to be objective about the treatment of disorders such as anxiety and depression, as the problems themselves are difficult to assess objectively, and therefore no good clear figures are available about their treatment with acupuncture. In spite of this,...

Acupuncture Strategies for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease Management

Check out FREE Acupuncture Webinar! Topic: Acupuncture Strategies for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease Management Moderator: Kathryn Feather, Senior Associate Editor of Acupuncture Today Presenter: Dr. Martha E. Hall L.Ac. Dipl. OM, Clinical Nutritionist What you will...

Blood types and thier associated health risks.. Type AB

Only about 4% of the US population has type AB blood. AB’s have the most antigens in their blood, which causes it to clot and may explain why this blood type is vulnerable to cardiovascular disease. They are 23% higher risk of heart disease, and also a 23% higher risk...

Acupuncture Treatment for Migraine Headaches

In my previous blogs I have discussed acupuncture for treatment of various common ailments and here one of the most common being headaches. Here we will look at how Acupuncture has been found effective in treatment of various types of headaches. Headaches are a common...