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Compassionate, Free Help for Veterans with PTSD

You’ve seen the strained look on her face.  She’s far away.  She doesn’t sleep well and sits around all day doing nothing.  She’s always tired.  You’ve invited her to the things she loves doing, but she never feels like doing them anymore.  Sometimes she yells a lot—really overreacts.  But when you ask her what’s wrong, she denies any problems.

You’re

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Why Free Acupuncture on May Day?

Community acupuncture clinics in Seattle and across the continent offer free treatment this Wednesday. Linda and Manu will both be giving free acupuncture 1-5pm (appointments here). It’s Purple Dragon’s anniversary but there is a greater reason why our services are free on May Day. Our colleague Lisa Baird of Guelph Community Acupuncture in Ontario, Canada sums

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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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Seattle Community Acupuncture: The Key to Staying Healthy

If you live in Seattle or another rainy area, the odds are pretty good that your automobile will develop some body damage over its lifetime.  Does this mean that you never wash your car because it’s going to rust out anyway?  Of course it doesn’t.  If you care about your car, it means that you’ll fight extra hard to protect

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: Large Intestine 11- Why You Often Get Needled at Your Elbow

This is an acupuncture point at your elbow that we use often at Purple Dragon. Read the following article by Sara Calabro to learn why this point is effective and how you can utilize this point at home.

Why Are You Doing That Point? Large Intestine 11

By Sara Calabro

This installment of “Why Are

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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: 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: 7 Acupuncture Points for Allergies

7 Acupuncture Points That Can Save Your Life This Spring

If you live in Seattle, it’s not too late to come to Purple Dragon Healing Arts to prevent spring allergy symptoms. Acupuncture can relieve allergy symptoms anytime but it’s best to begin acupuncture treatments several weeks before you come in contact with allergens so that symptoms can be

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