In a couple of posts last week, I noted that the South Koreans were avid users of acupuncture and that U.S. high jumper Amy Acuff is not only a fan of acupuncture but an acupuncturist herself! Well folks, I’ve got another Olympic athlete and fan of acupuncture for you. Team USA Olympian, Dee Dee Trotter: Read More
Amy Acuff is an Olympic high jumper and the London Olympics will be her fifth time on the USA Olympic team. What is even more exciting (to me at least) is that she is also a licensed acupuncturist in Austin, Texas. Go Amy! Being an acupuncturist has some personal benefits for Amy. High jumpers can: Read More
Dr. Michael Smith posted an interesting observation on the Huffington Post Blog. He notes that ear acupuncture can be useful for treating addictions because of the following reasons: 1. As a non-verbal intervention, it helps in reaching resistant patients. 2. It reduces anxiety and agitation while facilitating calm and receptive behavior. 3. It helps develop: Read More
With every Olympic Games, I get another opportunity to brag about Chinese Medicine because many of the world’s top athletes are turning to acupuncture and other treatments to keep them in gold medal winning form. In this article, Korean athletes explain their preferences for acupuncture.
– Be Grateful – “Grateful people report higher levels of positive emotions, life satisfaction, vitality, optimism and lower levels of depression and stress. The disposition toward gratitude appears to enhance pleasant feeling states more than it diminishes unpleasant emotions. Grateful people do not deny or ignore the negative aspects of life.” – Robert A. Emmons: Read More
“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt.” – English proverb
On last week’s episode, Real Housewife of New York, Countess Lu Ann De Lessups was treated with acupuncture for her fertility problems. If you follow the show, and I do, you remember that after a painful divorce from her former husband, the Count, Lu Ann found love again in the arms of the raven-haired Jacques,: Read More
Big companies are catching on, keeping employees healthy means everyone benefits. That’s why along with physical therapy, dental, vision exams and counseling some companies are also offering acupuncture at on site health clinics. To find out more, read this article from The Washington Post.
Seven Addiction Recovery Tips From Acufinder.com 1. Exercise more. Exercise can reduce your stress and help you relax. 2. Get plenty of fresh fruit and vegetable juices to neutralize and clear the blood and to fortify blood sugar. 3. Carrots, celery, leafy green salads and citrus fruits promote body alkalinity and decrease cravings. 4. Avoid junk: Read More