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Feeling Stressed and Anxious? Try Acupuncture

We all know that stress is just a part of life.  We all have moments of feeling anxious or depressed, but when those feelings become more of a permanent fixture in our lives, it is time to get some help.  What many people may not know is how effective acupuncture can be in providing relief to the mental and

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Acupressure Points to Help Depression

The study and practice of acupuncture and acupressure have been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years as an ancient healing technique in combination with herbal medicine and energy cultivation.  Acupressure and acupuncture apply the same principles, but acupressure uses the hands to apply manual pressure on acu-points, instead of needles to achieve the desired results.

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Foods to Eat to Help Depression

Major depression is one of the most common mental health disorders in the United States, with an estimated 17.3 million people reporting that they’ve experienced at least one or more major depressive episodes in their lives 1.  For some individuals, depression can impair and interfere with their ability to carry out everyday responsibilities and participate in life’s many

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Traditional Chinese Medicine and Motivation

A study published by the Journal of Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine looked at the holistic effects of acupuncture treatments. The study looked at how acupuncture treatments were conducted and evaluated. One of the areas this study looked at is how acupuncture influences the function of the brain. By using functional MRI imaging, the researchers were able to see

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