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Category: Depression

3 Tips To Manage Anxiety

Today I have a special guest blogger, my mom! Dr. Linda Edelstein, a clinical psychologist for over 30 years, and author of several books. With the intense political climate and widespread financial mess, I think that these are appropriate times to think about managing anxiety. Whether our worries are global or close to home, such: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 20, 2017

Why Am I So Tired? 6 Possible Causes of Fatigue

Today we have a guest blogger Evlin Symon. She’s going to pass along some helpful information on the causes of fatigue and choices we can make to improve our energy levels. With a more demanding lifestyle, there are many factors that can lead to the onset of fatigue. With extended working hours and the rise: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 14, 2016

Resveratrol: A Delicious Way To Improve Memory, Mood and Protect Your Heart

I know that many of you read my blog posts in search of tips that keep you healthy, are natural, and have no side effects. I’ve tried to keep my health tips simple because I know that the more complicated activities become, the less we stick with them. I have a great new study to: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on February 9, 2015

Chinese Medicine and Mental Health

Mental health disorders are more common than you think. According to the NIH (National Institutes of Health), about one in four adults suffer from a mental disorder every year. Mental health disorders are medical conditions that take many forms and affect people to varying degrees. Mental disorders can cause disturbed thinking, an inability to cope: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on June 5, 2014

New Research: Acupuncture Plus Usual Care Reduces Depression

A large study conducted in England suggests that acupuncture or counseling, in addition to usual care, could be very beneficial to people with depression. The results were published in PLOS Medicine this September. The study included 755 patients with depression, the patients were divided into three groups; one group received acupuncture plus usual care, another: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 17, 2013

Electroacupuncture Fights Disease with Highest Burden -> Depression

Electroacupuncture is the use of electric stimulation on selected acupuncture points where needles have been carefully inserted. I use these technique in my Chicago acupuncture practice and have found it to be helpful. Now, a study has just come from the School of  Chinese Medicine, University of Hong Kong where researchers used electroacupuncture to stimulate: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on April 4, 2012

Acupuncture Can Improve Your Mental Health

*This article is from acufinder.com At some point in life everyone deals with major upheavals or emotional distress. These events can trigger a host of unexpected feelings and behaviors from depression and panic attacks to major disruptions in sleep and eating. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can alleviate symptoms associated with mental health issues in treating: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on December 27, 2011

Thank You!

Repeatedly, in psychology, researchers have linked the experience of being “grateful” to mental health and well-being. Here is an informative summary of the findings from some researchers in the field of gratitude. “Grateful people report higher levels of positive emotions, life satisfaction, vitality, optimism and lower levels of depression and stress. The disposition toward gratitude: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on November 11, 2011

Trick or Treat: The Housewives of Beverly Hills

This week’s focus of Real Housewife bloggers is the feud between Brandi and Kyle but, I’m looking at the show differently and have a question for all of you – which “housewife” should stop by my Chicago acupuncture office for treatment? The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has several women on the show who could: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 30, 2011

New Research: Electro - Acupuncture Can Help Alleviate Depression

Because depression is such a widespread problem, there are always ideas, treatments or solutions to coping with this disorder.  I’ve just read a study out of China that says electro-acupuncture may alleviate depression.  Electro-acupuncture is similar to traditional acupuncture except that, after the needles are inserted, they are attached to a device that generates continuous: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on August 13, 2011
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