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Archives: September 2014

Test your knowledge of Chinese Medicine

1. What is Acupuncture? A. The art of inserting the needle into the haystack. B. Recycling porcupine bits. C. Placing fine needles along the body’s meridians to promote healing.   2. What is Cupping? A. Men’s attempts to protect their private parts. B. An exotic cooking term. C. An ancient technique that involves using jars/cups: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 23, 2014

Is Kate Middleton Using Acupuncture? No, But Maybe She Should

Everybody’s favorite Duchess, Kate Middleton, is now pregnant with the ‘spare’, and her condition of hyperemesis gravidarum is getting a lot of press. Hyperemesis gravidarum is a rare condition, occurring in only 1-2% of all pregnant women and poses little danger to the baby if properly treated. However, it can cause many problems for the: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 23, 2014

Acupuncture Reduces Migraines According To Duke University

In 2008 Duke University sent out a press release that stated, “Acupuncture is more effective than medication in reducing the severity and frequency of chronic headaches, according to a new analysis conducted by Duke University Medical Center researchers.” That is a pretty unequivocal statement from a prestigious institution. The National Institutes of Health recommended acupuncture: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 8, 2014

Finding All That Chinese Medicine “Magic” You Were Promised - Part Two

Last week Ioannis Solos, author of the new book ‘Developing Internal Energy for Effective Acupuncture Practice’, discussed the difficult task of finding the right path in your own Chinese Medicine practice. He wrote about four main steps to help you find your way with reflection and practicality. This week we present the second half of: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on September 1, 2014