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Archives: March 2010

Let It Go

Breathe in and picture the word “LET “ Breathe out and see “GO “ These are the words my yoga teacher spoke as she began class a few weeks ago. All I could think was I soooo need to be here! “Let it go” I say it often. What about you? Are you good at: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 31, 2010

Happy Passover

Passover is the 8 day observance commemorating the freedom and exodus of the Israelites (Jewish slaves) from Egypt during the reign of the Pharaoh Ramses II.

Posted By: tcm007 on March 31, 2010
Labels: Holidays

Acupuncture Relieves Pain For Breast Cancer Patients

Breast cancer hormone therapy can cause side effects such as joint pain and stiffness. Sometimes these symptoms can become so severe that treatment must be discontinued. The Journal of Clinical Oncology recently published the results of a new study, that showed acupuncture helped relieve pain and stiffness in breast cancer patients being treated with hormone: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 29, 2010

Are You Standing In Your Own Sunshine?

“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Posted By: tcm007 on March 27, 2010

Acupuncture Provides Proven Relief For Migraines

Acupuncture often provides lasting relief from the pain of chronic headaches, such as migraines. This study was written about on WebMD and is from 2004. I hadn’t read it before and it is too important to pass up. “Researchers found that compared with standard medical care, acupuncture offers substantial benefits in preventing headaches and improving: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 24, 2010

Dr. Oz Recommends Acupuncture!

The Houston Chronicle recently published The You Docs: Why we still like ancient acupuncture By Michael Riizen, M.D.and Mehmet OZ, M.D.. Here are a few excerpts from the article. “What do Cher, Miami Dolphins running back Ricky Williams and Titan, the world’s tallest dog, have in common? Like more than 20 million Americans and Canadians,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 21, 2010

A Chinese Herb For Weight-Loss?

Licorice for Weight-Loss? I’m skeptical by Cathy Margolin Who really needs another article about weight loss plans and products? We’re inundated with advertising on weight loss supplements and the last thing we need is more of the same. Alas, I’m asked all the time, “Don’t you have herbs for weight loss?” People who know me,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 18, 2010

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Posted By: tcm007 on March 17, 2010
Labels: Holidays

Alternative Medicine Provides Relief From Post-Surgical Pain

Patients are becoming increasingly sophisticated about their treatments and many are looking for non-invasive, non-prescriptive pain relief. Hospitals are slowly catching on. The Journal of Patient Safety published a study in which physicians used non-traditional therapies to relieve post-surgical pain and found relief for as many of 50 percent of their patients. 

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Posted By: tcm007 on March 16, 2010

Morning Sickness and Chinese Medicine

During pregnancy many women experience aches, pains, digestive problems and allergies. Acupuncture is very effective for all of these ailments and is a wonderful alternative to drugs, which is important as many pregnant patients are hesitant to take anything. In this post, from the Portland Acupuncture Blog, Amy writes about one of the most common: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 14, 2010
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