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Category: Allergic Rhinitis

What Are Allergies And How Can Acupuncture Help?

Those with allergies suffer many unpleasant symptoms. Luckily, Chinese Medicine offers effective relief for Allergic Rhinitis. Including nasty symptoms like: itchy, red, watery eyes, digestive disturbances, itchy throat or skin, congestion, postnasal drip and sneezing. What Causes Allergies? Allergies are a great example of a misplaced immune response. Exposure to allergens elicits the release of IgE antibodies. IgE: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on April 20, 2018

The "Pollen Vortex" Is Here - Chinese Medicine Can Help

Recently my Chicago acupuncture office has been receiving calls from people who are looking for allergy relief. Apparently we can blame the Polar Vortex for this, too. Our recent brutal winter has led us to a “pollen vortex”, not good news for people who suffer with allergies. Because it was sooo cold for sooo long,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 16, 2014

Chicago Blackhawk Used Acupuncture

Ray Emery, a Chicago Blackhawk’s player has not always been known to have a good attitude.  However, since being diagnosed with avascular necrosis two years ago, a lot has changed.  Avascular necrosis cuts off the blood supply to bone tissue and one of the bones in Emery’s hip was deteriorating from the disease. In the: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 3, 2012

Another NBA Star Turns To Acupuncture

I imagine that when you are an NBA star and have a contract worth millions, you take your injuries seriously and are willing to be open to new therapies. Certainly, that is the case with Mickael Pietrus, the famous NBA player for the Phoenix Suns who sought treatment at the Shaolin Temple in China. This: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 19, 2011

Cordyceps - An Amazing Herb Used In Chinese Medicine

Cordyceps is a very popular tonic in Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is often used in formulas and alone. Some people feel it rivals Ginseng as one of the best tonic herbs out there. To learn more about this powerful herb read on. From: The Portland Acupuncture Blog By: Amy Chitwood Burslem LAc Photo from: Cordyceps: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 12, 2010

Hope Means...

I got the inspiration for this post from my friend Christina’s blog; Hopeful Parents. I want to share this quote from Maria Robinson with you, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” There are so many, many sayings about each new day; the: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 8, 2009

What is Acupuncture and How Can it Help You?

from the examiner.comby Katie Mattson Acupuncture is a 4,000 year old system of treatment based in Chinese health care that uses sterile needles to activate energy channels in the body. Don’t discount it’s effects because it sounds a bit out there – or even because of your aversion to needles. This isn’t a form of: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on April 22, 2009

Treating Allergies with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

This post is from Acufinder.comBy: Carl Hangee-Bauer, ND, L.Ac.Website: With spring’s sunshine and flowers come wind and pollen, which for many people signals the onset of allergy season. Tree pollens are the most prevalent pollens in the spring and many trees are prolific pollinators. Grass and weed pollens follow in late spring and summer,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on April 18, 2009

What Can Acupuncture Treat?

This article is from By: Diane Joswick, L.A.c.,MSOM Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are extremely successful in the treatment of a multitude of conditions. Many people try Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as a “last resort” to serious and complex medical problems and find that it can help them when other treatments could not. Acupuncture is: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 28, 2009
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