Calm Your Anxiety and Live Your Best Life with Acupuncture

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80% of Covid Patients Were Vitamin D Deficient

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80% of Covid Patients Were Vitamin D Deficient

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Deep Resilience: Chapter Stress Matters

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Deep Resilience: Chapter Stress Matters

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Stress and Tinnitus; Transcutaneous Auricular Vagal Nerve Stimulation Attenuates Tinnitus-Triggered Stress Reaction

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Stress and Tinnitus; Transcutaneous Auricular Vagal Nerve Stimulation Attenuates Tinnitus-Triggered Stress Reaction

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Is Acupuncture Effective for Knee Pain or Knee Arthritis?

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Sciatica Pain Shouldn’t Rule Your Life. Acupuncture Can Help.

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Find Relief from Chronic Back Pain through Acupuncture

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Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation with Acupuncture

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Asthma Sufferers: Try Acupuncture for a Breath of Relief

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Achieving Longevity and Anti Aging with Acupuncture

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Acupuncture Might Be the Unexpected Solution to Your Bowel Problems

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Calm Your Anxiety and Live Your Best Life with Acupuncture

Acupuncture works with your body so that you feel better and live longer naturally. When I first opened my practice in 1998, one of my first patients was a young mother with anxiety and panic attacks when driving, especially when crossing bridges. Her heart would beat rapidly, she’d get sick to her stomach, and have to…

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80% of Covid Patients Were Vitamin D Deficient

This study is probably suspect, but on the other hand, Vitamin D is cheap and safe if you don’t overdo it.  So maybe take time to replenish your supplies and take it! A new study that looked at 216 people with COVID-19 found that 80 percent didn’t have adequate levels of vitamin D in their…

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Deep Resilience: Chapter Stress Matters

I’ve “completed” another chapter in my long form writing project called “Stress Matters.”  As blog readers know, I’ve been researching stress and monitoring autonomic nervous system activity in the clinic for many years.  This chapter is still in a rough form, but I wanted to have some sense of completion so I can move on…

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Stress and Tinnitus; Transcutaneous Auricular Vagal Nerve Stimulation Attenuates Tinnitus-Triggered Stress Reaction

Study from Helsinki on 171 patients.  (Impressive! Especially given Finland’s small size.) It has a measure I’ve never seen before. ie. “HRV age”.  Apparently the TAVNS decreased the patients’ HRV age by 9 years. Full article here. Front Psychol . 2020 Sep 17;11:570196. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.570196. eCollection 2020. Stress and Tinnitus; Transcutaneous Auricular Vagal Nerve Stimulation…

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Is Acupuncture Effective for Knee Pain or Knee Arthritis?

Is Acupuncture effective for knee pain or knee arthritis? Knee pain is one of the most common ailments I treat in my clinic. Acupuncture can be incredibly helpful for knee pain, sometimes curing it all together even if the pain is from a sprain or ligament problem. What is the theory behind Acupuncture & Knee Pain?…

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Sciatica Pain Shouldn’t Rule Your Life. Acupuncture Can Help.

I can’t see a better solution to long-term chronic pain. There is no question in my mind that acupuncture is safer than surgery or drugs. -Dr. Bruce Pomeranz, Neurosurgeon, University of Toronto Do you have Sciatica? You are not alone… Sciatica is a common ailment I see in my clinic, I know how frustrating it can…

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Find Relief from Chronic Back Pain through Acupuncture

Do you have Back Pain? You are not alone… This from the U.S. National Institutes of Health: Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work. Back pain is the second most common neurological ailment in the United…

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Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation with Acupuncture

Ancient Wisdom for Modern Good Looks Get a brighter, sleeker you – without the drastic changes of plastic surgery and injections – in my San Francisco acupuncture clinic. There was a segment on the Dr. Oz show about this procedure. Where did Facial Rejuvenation come from? Facial Rejuvenation has a rich history in Chinese Medicine. Strategies for fighting…

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Asthma Sufferers: Try Acupuncture for a Breath of Relief

The effects can be long-lasting. Do you suffer from asthma? You might want to give my treatments a try. I use a number of time-honored points and then some culled from the various studies that have been completed over the years to get maximum results. And the results can be quite impressive, as you see…

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Achieving Longevity and Anti Aging with Acupuncture

Reduce Your Stress, Live Long In Chinese medicine enhanced longevity is seen as a goal of therapy and within the purview of practitioners. There are herbal treatments (see facial rejuvenation section), lifestyle suggestions, and acupuncture prescriptions to benefit the “anti-aging” agenda which is part and parcel of acupuncture treatment. Feel better, look better In China,…

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Acupuncture Might Be the Unexpected Solution to Your Bowel Problems

Did you know that the gut is sometimes called “the backup brain”? With an astonishing 100 million neurons – more than in the spinal cord, arrayed over an intricately folded surface area more than a hundred times greater than that of your skin. But the enteric nervous system, ENS, the newest mind-body connection to be…

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