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Is Acupuncture Good for Morning Sickness?

Morning sickness is a common symptom for pregnant women. In fact, nausea and vomitingaffect 50 to 80 percent of pregnant women. Moreover, these symptoms can strike at anymoment throughout the day and of course night. People are increasingly using acupunctureto treat nausea and other pregnancy-related …

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Is Acupuncture Good for Migraines?

Migraine headaches are debilitating, and without prescription medicine, they can be tough to manage. The more difficult a medical disease is to address, the more therapy strategies there are. This is especially true in the case of migraines. Patients and doctors are always looking for alternatives …

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Is Acupuncture Good for Stress?

Stress is something that practically everyone experiences, and it is something we cannot prevent. We have all struggled with stress at some point in our lives, whether it was caused by our jobs, our families, our friends, or our personal relationships. When we are stressed, …

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Is Acupuncture Good for Numbness?

Numbness, which frequently occurs in the hands or feet, is a result of a possible concern to the nervous system. Numbness has been linked to a number of conditions, including Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cervical Radiculopathy, Diabetes, Raynaud’s Disease, and Rheumatoid Arthritis, to mention a few. …

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Do Acupuncture Needles Have Medicine In Them?

Acupuncture is a therapy that involves inserting extremely fine steel needles into the skin at certain points in the body. The purpose is to alleviate a health problem or symptom like discomfort. Traditional Chinese medicine is the source of this method. Its efficacy for various …

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How Long Do You Leave Acupuncture Needles In?

Acupuncture is a type of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that has been used for a long time. The use of acupuncture needles as an alternative therapy has become more and more popular nowadays. However, despite its popularity, there are some concerns that come into people’s …

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How Deep Are Acupuncture Needles Inserted?

Acupuncture is a modality that involves using specific needles designed and crafted from stainless steel whereby they are inserted at specific locations called ‘acupuncture points’ in the body. Traditionally originating from China, the primary reason behind this practice is said to “restore the normal flow …

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What is Moxibustion in Chinese Medicine?

Moxibustion is an external treatment that involves burning moxa sticks made of ground mugwort leaves to heat specific acupuncture points on the body. It is based on the philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Moxibustion has been used to prevent and heal ailments for over …

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Can Acupuncture Help with Circulation?

Our circulatory system, when functioning properly, transports blood to all of our body’s cells, nourishing and strengthening them. When our circulatory system fails, our organs and tissues are deprived of the oxygen and nutrients they need, resulting in a variety of symptoms. Poor circulation can …

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Can Acupuncture Help Arthritis in the Feet?

Arthritis is a common yet poorly understood disease. Many people, especially those over the age of 50, suffer from arthritis discomfort. There are currently over 100 different types of arthritis, many of which affect the feet. Every day, the feet are subjected to significant pressure …

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Acupuncture For Depression: Can It Treat Depression?

A lot of people nowadays are seeking alternatives to help support depression. Depression is normally treated with psychological interventions and antidepressant medications. Depression and anxiety are two of the most common mood disorders and results can be various in individuals. In the event when people …

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Debunked: How Does Cupping Work

People are becoming more aware of alternative treatments and looking for non-pharmaceutical pain management choices. One of the many alternative treatment options is Cupping Therapy. Cupping Therapy is an ancient method currently used in the treatment of a broad range of medical conditions. It has …

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Chatting with Jonathan Shubs from UAT on Emotional Disorders

[VIDEO] – In this video (a recording of the live video), Sohial interviews Swiss Acupuncturist Jonathan Shubs on how to approach and treat emotional conditions with his Unified Acupuncture Theory (UAT).

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[Video] – Emotions trapped in time & Kidney Heart Axis

  In this video (5:32 mins), I discuss how our emotions can trap us and how we can become bound by space and time which makes it harder for us to extend ourselves beyond our condition and suffering and see that we are moving further …

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[Video] – Liver 14 and Lung 1 Energy Interaction

Here’s a short video (4:25mins) on the interaction and dynamic of energy and channel movement and its impact on behaviour by using Lung 1 and Liver 14.

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Motor Point Needling – Plantar Fasciitis

Here’s another great article by our musculo-skeletal acupuncturist Hamish Reid, sharing his treatment strategies and the awesome power of motor points for the plantar fasciitis. The motor point is technically where the motor nerve innervates the muscle (neuromuscular junction).

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