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Seattle Community Acupuncture: Humming Can Relieve Sinus Congestion

Did you know that the simple act of humming a familiar tune can reduce sinus congestion and sinus pressure? It’s all explained in this article by Nick Meyer at AltHealthWorks.com:

Many people suffer from sinus issues and buy various types of over-the-counter and prescription medications to combat them, but there may be a simpler method for relieving sinus blockage.

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What is health?

What does it mean to be healthy?  Health is a state of optimum physical functioning, spiritual enlightenment, social well-being, and mental aptitude.  True health is so much more than settling for mediocrity.  It’s not about living life just barely above the doldrums, or hoping against hope that you won’t get sick or that you’ll finally feel better.

Understand that your

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: Olympic Athletes Get Acupuncture

Acupuncture is great for sports injuries of all kinds, whether you’re someone who works out at a gym or a serious competitor, such as these Olympic greats:

6 Olympians Who Ache For Acupuncture

from The Daily Zeel: Healthy Living via Yahoo Shine

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: Inflammation Reduction with Acupuncture

Acupuncture relieves pain and inflammation in the body. The thermographic image above shows inflammation reduction in the knee as acupuncture relieves knee pain.

Inflammation is the body’s common response to injury, irritants, toxins, allergic substances, and pathogens.  It is present in most medical conditions and is often the cause of pain. Some of the

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: 5 Acupuncture Myths Debunked

 

Here is an informative article from AcuTakeHealth.com. It answers questions a lot of people have about acupuncture.

Have You Heard These Acupuncture Myths?

By Ka Hang Leoungk

As an acupuncturist, I do a lot of myth debunking. It’s understandable. After all, acupuncture speaks an entirely different language from the one through which most Westerners learned to see the world.

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: 8 Things to Remember Before an Acupuncture Appointment

There are a few things you can do to make the most of each acupuncture treatment. Whether you are new to acupuncture or have been getting poked for quite some time, you could benefit from the tips in the article below. Think of it as a pre-acupuncture checklist.

8 Things to Remember Before an Acupuncture Appointment

by Sara Calabro, acupuncturist

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: Where Acupuncture Picks the Brain

 

These brain maps show where different acupuncture points activate the brain.  Pictures and text from New Scientist magazine (www.newscientist.com ) April 11, 2012

Where Acupuncture Picks the Brain

Caroline Morley, online picture researcher

(Images: Huang and colleagues, PLoS)

Originating in ancient China, acupuncture has been used for 2500 years. Traditional Chinese medicine holds that disease is caused by

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: What Do Acupuncturists See On Your Tongue?

The chart above gives a glimpse into Chinese tongue diagnosis. (To enlarge the chart for readability, click on it once, pause, then click on it again.)

My community acupuncture patients sometimes ask me what I see when I look at their tongues. Among the ways acupuncturists can diagnose illness in

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: 100 Ways to Live More Consciously

The following wonderful list can help you live everyday with greater ease and get the most out of your life. By raising your awareness and consciousness, you improve your own life and also enhance the lives of others by adding positive energy to the collective consciousness of the Universe. Each of our patients at Purple Dragon add their own healing

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Community Acupuncture Seattle: Winter is Kidney and Kale Time

We community acupuncture practitioners recommend eating a healthy, nutritious diet of mostly whole foods, and to eat seasonal foods. According to Chinese medicine, seasonal foods are not only foods that flourish and grow during each season but also foods that resonate with the body in each season. Wintertime corresponds to the Chinese Kidney system. In Chinese medicine, the Kidneys are

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