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Is it Possible that Acupuncture Can Help Depression?

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Acupuncture for High Blood Pressure: A safe, long-term solution

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Get Rid of Your Migraine Headaches with Acupuncture

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Calm Your Anxiety and Live Your Best Life with Acupuncture

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Calm Your Anxiety and Live Your Best Life with Acupuncture

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Acupuncture, the Secret Weapon Against Allergies

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“Stress Hormone” Cortisol Linked to Early Toll on Thinking Ability

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Brief Self-Compassion Training Alters Neural Responses to Evoked Pain for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Pilot Study,

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Treating Pain with Acupuncture in Alternative Medicine

“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 *results, as with all aspects of medicine, vary from patient to patient No one should have to live with pain. But deciding…

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Is it Possible that Acupuncture Can Help Depression?

How is it possible that Acupuncture can help Depression? Don’t I need medication? Acupuncture can calm you down, decrease your stress, and actually help your brain chemistry. Studies have shown electroacupuncture can decrease changes in the brain associated with depression. Acupuncture was shown to lessen symptoms of anxiety and depression in the elderly and the young.  And in menopausal women acupuncture lessened…

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Acupuncture for Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Why should you care about stress? Stress can lead to poor health, more pain, worse allergies and other immune problems, and mood problems. It can even shorten your life. You’ve probably heard that you need to manage your stress but can’t imagine where you’ll find the time it takes to meditate, do biofeedback, take vacation…

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Acupuncture for High Blood Pressure: A safe, long-term solution

One of my patients says, I never would have believed it, but after seeing Dr Sparrow for a month my blood pressure was low enough that my doctor said  that we could just watch it. I see her once a month now, and take some herbal pills she gives me and it have been controlled…

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Get Rid of Your Migraine Headaches with Acupuncture

Don’t you wish you could get rid of your migraines? You are not alone. In the United States and Great Britain, headaches and migraines account for 20% of all visits to a Neurologist. Acupuncture can help you have more pain-free days. One of my patients says on Yelp, I have not had a single migraine since we began…

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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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Acupuncture, the Secret Weapon Against Allergies

My Story I had allergies my whole life and had to leave my Anesthesiology career because of them. During my Acupuncture training, I had two series of Acupuncture treatments for my allergies which included atopic dermatitis, allergic rhinitis, and asthma. I was amazed when my allergies disappeared.*  Acupuncture has been so valuable to me and…

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“Stress Hormone” Cortisol Linked to Early Toll on Thinking Ability

https://getpocket.com/explore/item/stress-hormone-cortisol-linked-to-early-toll-on-thinking-ability?utm_source=pocket-newtab Photo by Francesco Sambati / EyeEm / Getty Images. The stresses of everyday life may start taking a toll on the brain in relatively early middle age, research shows. The study of more than 2,000 people, most of them in their 40s, found those with the highest levels of the stress-related hormone cortisol performed…

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How to Measure a Medical Treatment’s Potential for Harm

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Brief Self-Compassion Training Alters Neural Responses to Evoked Pain for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Pilot Study,

Brief Self-Compassion Training Alters Neural Responses to Evoked Pain for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Pilot Study, Michael P Berry, Jacqueline Lutz, PhD, Zev Schuman-Olivier, MD, Christopher Germer, PhD, Susan Pollak, PhD, Robert R Edwards, PhD, Paula Gardiner, MD, Gaelle Desbordes, PhD, Vitaly Napadow, PhD, Pain Medicine, , pnaa178, https://doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnaa178 Abstract Objective Self-compassion meditation, which…

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