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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 and Massage College

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

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 and Massage College

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 and Massage College

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

Acupuncture Helps in Reducing Weight Gain

Posted June 09, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture and Massage College

Do you or someone you know have problems with weight gain? If so, did you know acupuncture for weight loss is very effective?  Too little sleep or sleep patterns that are inconsistent with your body’s internal biological clock may lead to increased risk of diabetes and overweight, according to a study by researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH).  Acupuncture can reduce weight gain risk by re-harmonizing the sleep-wake cycle. It also has a calming effect on the nervous system. … Read More

How to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis with Acupuncture

Posted June 03, 2015 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture and Massage College

Do you or anyone you know suffer from Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid Arthritis is a chronic progressive disease that causes inflammation in the joints. Acupuncture can lower levels of pro-inflammatory cytokines in the blood and synovial fluid of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, according to a study in the Chinese Journal of Integrative Medicine. Sixty-three RA patients were assigned to receive either manual or electro-acupuncture for a course of ten treatments. Each patient received three courses of treatment. Acupoints were selected from pain-related points (ashi points) and associated yang meridians. … Read More

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