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Acupuncture – A Natural, Effective Remedy for Treating Allergies Feb 20th, 2020

An allergy is an excessive reaction by the immune system to a normally harmless substance as a great threat to the body. The common substances that cause allergies are called allergens. The substances include foods, pollen, dander, mold, drugs and dust mites.  You can be a victim of allergy due...

Weight Gain Feb 6th, 2020

Female, 54 years old. Chief complaint is weight gain. Patient has history of easy weight gain, especially after menopause, weight has been increasing by 20 pounds. She explained her diet consists of mainly carbohydrates and tends to skip meals always rushing for work. She skips meals regularly, resulting to over...

Chronic Lateral Thigh Pain Jan 22nd, 2020

Male, 41 years old. Chief complaint is chronic lateral thigh pain for 10 plus years. History of pain originated from years of intensive running and marathons participation. Pain is worst with movement, better with rest. After a few months without running lateral thigh pain subsided however patient decided to play...

Chronic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Jan 2nd, 2020

Patient had Bilateral Chronic Carpal Tunnel Syndrome from working as legal clerk for 20+years.Patient has had CTS for about 15 years. She did have surgery on right side which had a 4-6 month recovery. The surgery did help, but within 1 year the pain started to return to near pre-surgery...

Ways to reduce emotional stress and enjoy a great work-life balance Sep 3rd, 2019

Today, there are so many genuine reasons to feel sad, anxious and feel resentful. The list is almost endless and the reason that tops the list is work-related stress. You may be emotionally stressed if you are dealing with too much workload pressure at your job or are doing a...

Acupuncture can help people who are mental health sufferers May 24th, 2019

Acupuncture can help people who are mental health sufferers Mental stress is a major problem in the modern age and it is getting bigger day by day. This is an indication that it can result as the biggest health risk worldwide. With the increase in family disputes, income issues, problems...

Why many turn to Acupuncture to treat migraines instead of using toxic medications? Mar 6th, 2019

Migraine is a neurological disease, and is the 8th most disabling illness in the world according to the Migraine Research Foundation.  It is one of the most common types of vascular headaches. The headache is mainly characterized by severe pain on one or both sides of the head, an upset...

Reduce Stress with Acupuncture and Healthy Sleep Habits May 22nd, 2018

  Stress has become an accepted part of modern life. It can stem from everything from a change in work schedule to a new move or medical condition. For most people, it's not about eliminating stress but learning how to manage it in healthy ways. Acupuncture provides a natural way...

Does Acupuncture Help With Back Pain? May 15th, 2018

This a repost article from startstanding.orgDoes Acupuncture Help With Back Pain?"Updated: April 23, 2018The use of acupuncture is becoming more popular, and for good reason. According to the Archives of Internal Medicine, acupuncture does relieve back pain. Researchers combined results from 29 different studies that involved almost 18,000 participants and found that...

Upper Back Pain May 1st, 2018

A 19 year old student complained of upper back pain on the right side by her shoulder blade. The pain began two weeks ago and was exacerbated with a flight to the east coast. It was felt with sitting and moving boxes. It was always sore and irritating. When she...

Faye’s Patient: YB Apr 19th, 2018

46 years old female patient complaining of fatigue, mental exhaustion, stomach pain and indigestion, especially after meals.After careful examination, patient was diagnosed with celiac disease and sleep apnea.Since the stomach pain was excruciating, I recommended taking care of the stomach pain first. First 3-4 acupuncture treatments were focused only on...

Chronic Neck and Shoulder Pain & Tailbone Pain Apr 4th, 2018

Female, in her 50’s came in with right side neck and shoulder pain, difficulty lifting her arms with very limited range of motion.  After 2 weeks of taking oral anti-inflammatory meds with no resolution, she decides to call up her son, the doctor in the family and asked if he...

Knee Pain Apr 21st, 2017

A mid 50s male patient –and avid golfer- came in complaining of knee pain in both knees for a few years.  He walked in with a very bad limp and winced with every step. He had to liit his golfing because the pain would be worse after a game.  He...

Chief Complaint: Chronic sinusitis Apr 21st, 2017

A 27 year old male complained of recurring allergic and infectious sinusitis for 6 years. The last year had an increase in duration and intensity of pain which affected his normal daily activities. Typically Spring and Fall were the worst seasons for his sinusitis. Anxiety, inability to focus, headaches and...

Anxiety & Depression Apr 21st, 2017

A 33 year-old female patient came in complaining of occasional panic attacks, constant negative thoughts, mood swings, lethargy, inability to fall asleep, and trouble staying asleep.  This had been going on her whole life but she felt it was ramping up in the previous couple months. Patient admits to emotional...

Bright Red Blood in Stools Apr 21st, 2017

Female, 50 years old. Chief Complaint is bright red blood in stools. History of condition: occurring for nearly 3 months, patient has constant red blood in her stools. There is no pain or visual hemorrhoids. Medical doctors cannot find fishers hemorrhoids or ulcers that may cause the constant bleeding.After investigating...

Severe Migraines Post Brain Injury Apr 21st, 2017

Female, in her early 40’s came in with complaint of chronic migraines for several years following a brain injury.  Her doctor’s treated her for several years with botox injections.  Eventually the botox injections stopped working.  Her Migraines kept persisting so she came to try acupuncture after hearing such great results...

Groin Pain Apr 21st, 2017

Male, in his mid 30’s came in with severe groin pain.  He was wrestling with his friends at the gym and pulled his groin muscle.  Several hours later he notice he couldn’t move because the pain was so intense.  When he came into the clinic he could barely walk and...