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Archives: April 2011

The Element of Spring: Wood

The foundation of Chinese philosophy is based on the idea that human beings are a part of this universe and integral to the dynamic flow of nature just as animals and plants. For that reason, living in harmony with the seasons is a key component to health. According to Chinese Medicine, the universe is forever: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 30, 2011

Acupuncture Is Being Used To Advantage Among Military Doctors In Afghanistan

I am always so gratified when more and more people begin to understand and use acupuncture.  Here is an article that describes the way the military is using acupuncture treatments for minor traumatic head injuries.  This is particularly smart because it means that soldiers with head injuries can be treated without introducing unnecessary chemicals into: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 26, 2011

New Research Reports: Acupuncture Can Benefit Women With PCOS

By Cathy Margolin L.A.c. A recently published study in the American Journal of Physiology – Endocrinology and Metabolism concluded that low frequency electro-acupuncture improved menstrual frequency and balanced sex steroid levels in women with PCOS, polycystic ovarian syndrome. Amenorrhea or oligomenorrhea are common problems associated with PCOS. The study measured that electro-acupuncture improved menstrual regularity: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 24, 2011

Being Green

Happy Earth Day!

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 22, 2011
Labels: Holidays

Caffeine’s Effects on Fertility and Miscarriage: The Research

Are you trying to get pregnant? Do you love coffee? You might want to keep it to one cup or less a day.  There are some rigorous studies that have shown links between caffeine, decreased fertility, and miscarriage. Of course, there are many old wives tales about fertility so it remains important for us to: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 19, 2011

Acupuncture For Men's Health

During the years that I’ve been in practice, I have noticed that more women turn to acupuncture than men. This is true in my Chicago acupuncture practice and my colleagues say the same thing. I’m not sure why guys don’t give acupuncture a try because it certainly could help the top health concerns that affect: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 18, 2011

2 Things That I Love About Stephen Collins

I never watched his long running hit show, “7th Heaven”, so it isn’t that. So, what about him piques my interest? # 1: Stephen was in the first Star Trek movie, and you all know how I love most things Star Trek.  But here’s the best part #2: Stephen Collins strongly endorses acupuncture and tweets: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 11, 2011

Americans Are Turning To Acupuncture For Better Health And To Save Money

Americans continue to spend out-of-pocket money for acupuncture and other less conventional therapies. This article from dailyfinance, reports that many people find they are saving money in the long run, by using “alternative” treatments. I believe that they are also looking for a different type of individualized, non-drug, non-invasive care.  As Medical Costs Rise, More: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 5, 2011

April Fools ;)

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 1, 2011