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Understanding Qi: How To Boost Your Body’s Energetic Intelligence

Understanding Qi Understanding Qi should not be so difficult. It is a common concept from ancient China. However, the simple idea of Qi seems so convoluted in a modern world, especially for those in the West. Qi is energy, much like steam power was energy to early industrialists. Steam comes from water and heat so …

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Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain

Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain For those who are pregnant or may become pregnant, proper acupuncture relieves pregnancy pain. There is a methodology for selecting which acupuncture points in which combination can benefit a patient. This new study from New Zealand does a nice job highlighting the clinical efficacy. Acupuncture and cupping are safe and effective …

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The health professionals embracing complementary medicine

Health Professionals Embracing Complementary Medicine This article looks at integration of practices like herbs and acupuncture into conventional medical care through the eyes of health professionals embracing complementary medicine. One line in particular, from Niamh Boden, exemplifies the necessary change in healthcare mentality:  “It wasn’t about taking this herb to fix A or this herb …

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7 Ways Acupuncture Changes Your Brain, According To Science

Acupuncture Changes Your Brain We often think of human health as disparate organs and other body parts. While Traditional Chinese Medicine does discuss similar items they are not the same. In fact, acupuncture changes your brain in ways that Traditional Chinese Medicine never even tried to express… because it is a system of medicine that …

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VA Expands Holistic Health Programs | Military.com

VA Expands Holistic Health Programs Good news for those vets who need a more holistic approach to their health problems. The VA is expanding its holistic health programs! The VA seems to be leading the way in holistic health approaches that knit together multiple facets of health: mind, body, spirit, and environment. The programs embrace …

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New Documentary Explores How Acupuncture Helps Cancer Victims

Acupuncture Helps Cancer Victims Though Americans and other Western countries increasingly accept acupuncture, we still only scratch the surface (excuse the pun). A new documentary looks at how acupuncture helps cancer victims, opening new and complementary therapies to those who need all the help possible. “While acupuncture is certainly gaining in popularity, its potential is …

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Mind Body Approaches Help Substance Use Disorders

Mind Body Approaches Help Substance Use Disorders At a time when the US faces a crisis of opioid abuse, it is refreshing to see that mind body approaches help substance disorders. The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) has pulled together research specific to a number of mind body approaches. Mindfulness-based approaches have …

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South Knoxville Vet Offers Complementary Pet Care

Complementary Pet Care Like many allopathic physicians, conventional veterinarians are also integrating complementary pet care approaches into their practices. Dr. Cheryl Cross Holistic Veterinary Care offers laser therapy, acupuncture, rehabilitation, herbal medicine and more in an extremely welcoming practice. Her positivity toward both the pet and the owner bring hope to those who often have very …

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Lifestyle and Complementary Therapies Tackle Health Problems

Lifestyle and Complementary Therapies Tackle Health Problems Super Bowl LII is just a few days away and New England Patriot’s QB will again take snaps at this grand event. Brady, 42, released his TB12 healthy lifestyle book in 2017.  Brady has also taken the spotlight for his high performance lifestyle. However, Brady is not the …

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Acupressure App May Ease Menstrual Pain, Try These Home Remedies Too!

Acupressure Eases Menstrual Pain Acupuncture points have long been used to help with menstrual pain. Acupressure eases menstrual pain as well but finding the points on the body in order to apply pressure has been a challenge. Now a new app, AKUD, helps women learn to locate the points. The clinical evidence is promising. The …

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