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Archives: September 2011

The Michael J. Fox Foundation Is Funding An Acupuncture Study

Another reason to be inspired by Michael J. Fox! The actor, has received a lot of press for having Parkinson’s Disease and for his attempts to raise money and bring attention to finding a cure. His Foundation has awarded a $350,000 grant to a study that seeks to learn whether acupuncture can help patients sleep: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 29, 2011

The Lesson Of Autumn

Let it go! How many times a day do you say that aloud or silently to yourself? Quite often, I bet. I certainly do. Letting go is not easy, but at least in Autumn you have nature on your side. According to Chinese Medicine, the Fall season is the time to let go. In this: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 22, 2011

Jessica Simpson "Loves" Cupping

I Just found this article US magazine did last year about Jessica Simpson. Apparently she  spent some time doing a “clean” diet (yes that sounds suspect to me too, but it’s what SHE said). During this period she experienced cupping therapy and loved it, so whatever her diet I am glad Chinese Medicine has another: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 20, 2011

5 Fellow Chinese Medicine Bloggers I Follow

All of the blogs listed below regularly provide great health tips and are written by Licensed acupuncturists from around the country. These bloggers provide interesting and useful information about Traditional Chinese Medicine and it’s many health benefits. Be sure to check them out. *Cultivating Health With Chinese Medicine ~ Kath Bartlett, LAc *HealthFocus Acupuncture and: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 19, 2011

Chicago Acupuncture ;)

“If you don’t think you have power as 1 person trying to make a powerful change, then you’ve never tried to fall asleep with a single mosquito in the room.” Chicago Acupuncture

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 18, 2011

Feeling Irritable? Acupuncture Can Help

*This article is from acufinder.com Everyone suffers from irritability and moodiness from time to time, but if you find that a short temper and frustration are becoming a constant issue for you, then acupuncture may be able to help. Often irritability and moodiness are the consequence of chronic stress in your life. Over time these: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 16, 2011

Electro-Acupuncture to Treat Parkinson's disease

Here is an interesting study from China that reports electro-acupuncture, on the acupuncture points Spleen 6 and Stomach 36, has a neuroprotective effect on the brain because it is antioxidant. This is particularly useful in treating Parkinson’s because evidence shows that oxidative stress contributes to the progression of Parkinson’s disease.  Read more here.

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 13, 2011

Eat To Beat Your Cold - Foods To Help With Cold Symptoms

*This Article is From Acupuncture.com To help reduce the severity of a cold, the best foods to eat are ones that are packed with beta-carotene, vitamin C, and zinc. They boost immunity and help with cold symptoms. Especially around this time of year, these nutrients can also help prevent you from catching colds in the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 12, 2011

Can Something In Dirt Kill Cancer Tumors??

I am always interested in treatments that are natural because the side effects and other complicating factors can be lower than using conventional drugs. This story seems a bit far out right now but I’m posting it because, if the line of research works out, we will see some wonderful results with cancerous tumors. Here’s: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 8, 2011

A Vaccine For Breast and Ovarian Cancer?

Treatment for breast and ovarian cancer improves every year and that is a reason to be grateful. But the goal for disease is always prevention and we may be getting one step closer.  The Mayo clinic has received FDA permission to begin clinical trials on a vaccine that could prevent breast and ovarian cancer recurrences.: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 5, 2011
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