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Acupuncture for Fertility

Acupuncture is an ancient practice that uses very thin needles inserted into specific points on your body that can help regulate your bodily functions. When used for fertility, acupuncture can help address problems like under or over-functioning thyroid. Acupuncture is relatively painless and can help relieve you of stress, which can also boost fertility. The process releases endorphins into your body, which has positive effects on fertility.  Does it Work?  Acupuncture and herbal medicines cannot change things like tubal adhesions, but it might improve your ovular and follicular functions. These treatments can also increase blood flow to the endometrium, which Read more
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Acupuncture and Weight Loss

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese technique & is an effective form of pain management. The practice is based around the balance of energy in the body and the pressure points that correspond with said energy. Certified acupuncturists place in specific pressure points to treat pain. Recently, it has been recorded that acupuncture can help with weight loss. However, this comes with a multitude of factors that can improve or disprove the effectiveness. Check out this information on acupuncture and weight loss.  Acupuncture for Weight Loss Acupuncturists believe that acupuncture balances the energy of the body or chi. Read more
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Acupuncture for Depression: What You Need to Know

In 2016, a study found that 16 million Americans suffer from depression. Due to the isolation that came with the COVID-19, those numbers have seen a significant increase. Depression has always been a formidable condition to treat, and researchers are continually looking for new, effective ways to address this devastating condition.  One treatment option that researchers are eyeing is acupuncture. Yes, acupuncture, the same form of Traditional Chinese Medicine that treats arthritis, menstrual cramps, and other physical ailments. While depression is still most commonly treated with therapy or medication, acupuncture for depression has become an alternate or complementary treatment form. Read more
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Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture has been a vital part of Chinese medicine dating back thousands of years. It is performed by inserting hair-thin needles just through the skin along meridians and restore the correct flow of energy through the body. Scientists have found that many of the acupuncture points correspond with deep nerve locations. Therefore, if the needles are activated (electrically stimulated), the nerves, in turn, activate. The stimulated nerves then cause the brain to release endorphins blocking pain signals. This release of endorphins can treat pain that results in a variety of different ailments.  In modern times, acupuncture treats anything from migraines Read more
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Can acupuncture be used to treat arthritis?

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 54.4 million US adults (22.7%) annually, have reported suffering from some type of arthritis in their life, whether that be rheumatoid arthritis, gout, lupus, or fibromyalgia. This umbrella term that defines this medical condition often involves the deterioration of the cartilage in joints, most prevalent in the hips and knees. As a result, arthritis can cause uncomfortable joint pains and aches and even loss of movement and general functioning. As with any general medical condition, there are a wide variety of available treatment programs to explore. If your condition Read more
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Is Acupuncture Safe for Children?

While acupuncture has grown in popularity as treatment for a wide range of conditions in adults, many still harbor the belief that acupuncture is unsafe for children. In fact, the ancient Chinese medical practice is both a safe and effective form of treatment for adults and children alike. At Tieperman Health & Wellness in Frisco, acupuncture treatments are employed regularly to treat a range of diverse health conditions in children, including muscle aches, migraines, stomach cramps, and even respiratory issues. At Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, a team of researchers reported that all children who participated in a comprehensive Read more
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How Acupuncture Helps with Your Sciatic Nerve

Acupuncture is one of the most effective techniques to treat both acute and chronic pain. The treatment involves extremely thin needles that enter the skin at specific points on the body to help relieve a variety of health conditions and to alleviate pain, including a common condition known as sciatica. Sciatica is characterized by pain that radiates from the lower back or buttock, down the leg, and into the foot. In most cases, the pain concentrates on one particular side of the body, rather than both. Additional symptoms include weakness, numbness, tingling, and loss of sensation. The condition is commonly brought Read more
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What is Fibromyalgia and how do you treat it?

Fibromyalgia is a common chronic condition and ailment defined by increased musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, sleep, memory, and mood variations. Symptoms of the condition are often confused with those of arthritis or joint inflammation pain. However, Fibromyalgia is distinctly different because it’s a rheumatic condition, which means that it causes soft tissue pain or myofascial pain. In most cases, symptoms of the condition arise after an incident of physical trauma, surgery, infection, or notable psychological stress. The widespread pain brought on by the condition is generally described as a constant dull ache that lasts for an extended period. This widespread pain Read more
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Tips on Dealing with Acupuncture that is Not Working for You

Acupuncture is a form of treatment that can be used to alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with a vast array of health issues. These treatments should only be performed by specialized professionals who have earned the expertise, education, experience, and certification needed. Many people do not understand the benefits of acupuncture. Some of these people may have experienced an acupuncture treatment that failed to provide the results they expected. According to observations, three main requirements impact the efficacy of acupuncture treatment. Treatment Plan We live in a world where we expect instantaneous results. Acupuncture treatments are more effective over Read more