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Acupuncture and colon cancer

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States with about 60,000 deaths from it every year. Like all cancer, treatment can be long, uncomfortable and come with many side effects. Those getting chemotherapy may experience nausea, vomiting, postoperative pain, cancer related pain, insomnia and anxiety. The chronic pain can significantly impact quality of life. Most patients

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Relieve Your Arthritis With Acupuncture

Arthritis is a painful and oftentimes debilitating condition that’s characterized by inflammation within one or more joints. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 2 people will develop osteoarthritis of the knee by the age of 85. It’s important to note, however, that there are several different types of arthritis, with osteoarthritis being just one.

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The 7 Secrets You Never Knew About Acupuncture

There’s a certain level of mysticism surrounding the ancient holistic practice of acupuncture. Those who haven’t tried it may view it as some sham practice with no real value or benefit. On the other hand, those who have tried are fully aware of its powerful effects on the human body.

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Acupuncture Erases Pain: Here’s How It Works

The thought of treating pain by sticking yourself with dozens of tiny needles might sound like a misnomer. After all, wouldn’t this make the problem worse by creating more pain? The holistic practice of acupuncture is a safe and effective solution for relieving pain. Whether it’s chronic or temporary pain, acupuncture has proven effective time and time again at relieving

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7 Things You Should Know About Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture involves the placement of thin sterilized needles to stimulate various acupoints throughout the body. The stimulation of these areas is believed to correct imbalances and blockages in the body by promoting the healthy flow of energy (known as qi – pronounced CHEE).

The thought of having half a dozen or more tiny needles sticking into your skin when you’re

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7 Signs That You Need Acupuncture This Spring

Sharing with you this AcuTake article by Sara Calabro:

7 Signs That You Need Acupuncture This Spring

Tomorrow is the first day of spring. Yahoo! Except for that fact that many people don’t feel so hot this time of year.

The flu is—knock on wood—mostly behind us.

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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: Acupuncture Stops Menstrual Pain


According to a new study published in the April-May 2011 issue of the Clinical Journal of Pain (Official journal of the Eastern Pain Association) and described in HealthCare Medicine Institute —

Acupuncture was shown to be effective for the treatment of menstrual pain. A recent study of patients with primary dysmenorrhea measured significant pain

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