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Benefits of Acupuncture

Posted July 27, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture

Oriental medicine is a holistic approach, which is based on the treatment of all bodily systems. Acupuncture benefits the improvement of physical health conditions as well as affective disorders and instills a feeling of increased mental clarity.Acupuncture works directly with the body's energy or qi, as acupuncture practitioners believe that all illnesses are a result of the natural flow of energy through the body becoming stuck, depleted or weakened and thus making the individual susceptible to illness. Acupuncture benefits the rebalance of qi through treatment of specific acupoints related to symptoms or illness present. Treatment is effective in removing these energy obstructions. … Read More

Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Posted July 27, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture, Health & Fitness

Acupuncture treatments for weight loss improve the functioning of two neuroendocrine pathways, which regulate the metabolism. Acupuncture, when combined with an effective diet regimen, exercise routine, and stress reduction techniques, can decrease excessive appetite, lower body weight and body fat, and make it easier to control overeating. … Read More

Acupuncture Jobs

Posted July 27, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture, Careers

Acupuncturists work in a variety of settings, including independent practices, hospitals, treatment centers, and community health centers. Acupuncturist practitioners also work in specialist and complementary health care clinics for asthma, pain management, addictions, and stroke rehabilitation. … Read More

Acupuncture for Anxiety

Posted July 27, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture

What is Anxiety? Anxiety is most easily categorized as a disease that is caused by stress which brings on fear, worry, and/or other symptoms. Anxiety covers different forms of abnormal and pathological fears. Current psychiatric diagnostic criteria recognizes a wide variety of anxiety disorders. Episodes of anxiety usually flare up during times of high stress, which can be present from an early age or begin suddenly after a triggering event. Anxiety episodes are usually accompanied by physiological symptoms such as sweating, muscle spasms, palpitations, and hypertension, which in some cases lead to fatigue or even exhaustion. … Read More

Half of U.S. Smoke Free

Posted June 30, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture, Health & Fitness

A study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has indicated that by 2020 or sooner, the entire nation could have laws banning smoking in all indoor areas of private sector work sites, restaurants and bars. These places are major sources of secondhand smoke exposure. … Read More

Natural Remedies for Depression: Seniors and Depression

Posted June 25, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Health & Fitness

There are many natural remedies for depression, however the one with no cost is regular fitness. People may have different notions of aging gracefully, but they all may involve higher levels of physical activity. There are strong correlations between physical activity and perceived health, functional fitness and mood. Lack of activity tends to correlate with poor balance, depression and perceptions of poor health. … Read More

Acupuncture for Fatigue: TCM Strengthens Muscles

Posted June 23, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture

Are you or someone you know tired of feeling tired?  Acupuncture for fatigue is a great solution. One of the most significant therapies traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has delivered to Western culture is acupuncture. Acupuncture acts as a healing force and can treat a wide range of conditions. Additionally, acupuncture can rejuvenate muscles and improve mobility. … Read More

Natural Remedies for Back Pain

Posted June 18, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture

Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) provides natural remedies for back pain. Nearly 8 out of every 10 Americans will experience lower back pain at some time in their lives. Persistent lower back pain is a common condition that is difficult to treat. Many patients benefit from an individualized, multidisciplinary model of care that includes access to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies such as acupuncture and massage, in addition to conventional care. … Read More

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