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Study Finds Acupuncture Provides Stress Relief in Elderly
A 2010 study, titled "Acupuncture is Effective to Attenuate Stress and Stimulate Lymphocyte Proliferation in the Elderly" published in Neuroscience Letters investigated the use of ...

Acupuncture for Ageless Skin
Everywhere you look there is a new trend in skin care.  Retinol, peptides, lasers, peels, fillers, neurotoxins, and countless other modalities which promise to be ...

Treating Degenerative Disc Disease with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Degenerative disc disease occurs when the intervertebral discs located in the spine become damaged. The purpose of these discs is to provide cushioning between the ...

Reclaim Balance and Stability with Acupuncture
Our sense of balance and stability can be thrown off for many reasons. Muscle weakness, joint stiffness, inner ear problems, side effects from certain prescription ...

Managing Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a condition that causes brittle or porous bones due to a reduction in the bone mineral density. Bone is comprised of living tissue ...

Health Challenges of Aging and How Acupuncture Can Help
Old age, believe me, is a good and pleasant thing. It is true you are gently shouldered off the stage, but then you are given ...

Acupuncture for Mood Swings Related to Menopause and Andropause
There are many things that can provoke mood swings, such as chemical imbalances in the brain, side effects from medications, everyday stressful events and, in ...

Brain Fog? Think Clearly with Acupuncture
Are you having difficulties recalling what you ate for dinner last night or tend to forget what you are talking about in mid conversation? Do ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Dry Mouth
Dry mouth, also called xerostomia, sounds harmless but can create distressing symptoms. In a normal mouth, small glands produce saliva, which then helps in the ...

Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation
How many cosmetic facial treatments can you think of that promote feelings of general well-being and have the ability to address certain medical issues in ...

Acupuncture for Post-Menopausal & Post-Andropausal Concerns
Everybody hopes for longevity, but nobody wants to be old"     --Chinese proverbAcupuncture and Oriental medicine offers help to women and men who continue to have ...

Treating Symptoms of Menopause with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
As women enter the autumn of their reproductive years, major physiological changes occur that may give rise to symptoms of menopause. Like a plant going ...

Exercises to Ease Menopausal Symptoms
While there is no stopping a woman's body from undergoing menopause, there are easy exercises that may help to reduce emotional and physical discomfort during ...

Essential Nutrients that Ease Your Mid-Life Transition
Good nutrition remains a cornerstone of good health no matter what stage of life we are in. During major life transitions such as menopause and ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Healthy Living, Aging and Longevity
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can enhance your health and longevity by reducing or eliminating the risk for many conditions that shorten the lifespan or impair ...

Exercises for Longevity
As we grow older not only do we cultivate wisdom through experience, we also run a greater risk of disease and disability. According to acupuncture ...

Essential Nutrients for Longevity
The nutritional evaluation of food and herbs differs between Western medicine and acupuncture and Oriental medicine. These traditions developed separately from each other and from ...

Healthy Aging and Improved Longevity
Leaving behind the bright years of youth and entering a quieter, more mature phase in life often prompts the question: How can I preserve my ...

Bladder Health and Incontinence
Incontinence and urinary tract disorders commonly arise as one gets older, especially for women over 50. One reason the risk for incontinence increases as we ...

Boost Your Brain Power with Acupuncture
Having difficulties focusing, remembering tasks or organizing your thoughts?   Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can help optimize your brain power through a treatment approach that incorporates ...

Aging Well with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Oriental medicine has a long history of healing and rejuvenation that teaches us a great deal about aging well. Two thousand years ago, ancient Chinese ...

Enhance Your Learning Ability
Acupuncture can be used to enhance your focus and learning ability.A point often used for such treatments is Yintang, which is located between the eyebrows ...

Harvard Researchers Discover Genetic Link Between Limiting Calories, Longevity
While it is not news that restricting caloric intake prolongs life in many species, ranging from yeast to higher primates, what hasn't been known is ...

Not Just Skin Deep - Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation
Cosmetic Acupuncture is for the person who wants to turn the clock back, look his or her best, feel revitalized, and enjoy it all with ...

Acupressure for Facial Enhancement
Acupuncture is probably the best known, most common, and most accepted Chinese natural treatment to help your face and body turn back the hands of ...

The Habits for Long Life
Who among us doesn't want to live a long life? The desire to survive is built into us. As animals, we react instinctively to protect ...

Can Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine help with unhealthy hair and hair loss?
Q: Since the birth of my third child, my hair has been dull and lifeless. I am also losing A LOT of hair. Can traditional ...

Treating Chronic Open-Angle Glaucoma with Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
Over the last 10 years, in my practice I have specialized in TCM Ophthalmology.  I have made quite a few significant clinical observations through diagnostic ...

Acupuncture for Cholesterol Management
This is a great time to take charge of your heart health and look at ways to lower cholesterol! One out of every two men ...

Treating Macular Degneration with Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
Macular Degeneration (ARMD-Aged Related Macular Degeneration) is the slow deterioration of the cells in the macula, a tiny yellowish area near the center of the ...

Pomegranate Juice Fights Heart Disease, Study Says
In China, the pomegranate fruit symbolized longevity. Now there is scientific evidence for the fruit's restorative powers.Scientists have tested the juice in mice and found ...

Get a Fasting Lipoprotein Profile
Get a fasting lipoprotein profile to find out what your total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and triglyceride numbers are. Calculate your risk for heart ...

Tai Chi Effective Addition to Immunity Against Shingles, New Study Finds
Older adults at risk of shingles may get as much immunity to the varicella-zoster virus (VCV) as the VCV vaccine provides by adding tai chi ...

Secrets of Longevity: Environment, Ecology, and Community
Where You Are: Environment, Ecology, and Community. Are Your Clean Clothes Toxic? Traditional dry cleaning uses a chemical solvent, perchloroethylene, to remove stains.  Unfortunately, its ...

Secrets of Longevity: Exercise, Lifestyle, and Rejuvenation
What You Do: Exercise, Lifestyle, and Rejuvenation. A Brush With Longevity. A popular practice among centenarians is body brushing, using a dry brush with natural ...

Secrets of Longevity: Diet and Nutrition
Living to be 100 is not the product of an expensive supplement, brutal daily regimen, plastic surgery or anything out of the average person's reach.  ...

Secrets of Longevity: Herbs, Remedies, and Elixirs
How You Heal: Herbs, Remedies, and Elixirs. Anti-Aging Herb with a 5,000-Year Track Record. Panax ginseng is perhaps the world's best-known herb. Popularly employed to ...

A Conversation with Dr Maoshing Ni About The Secrets of Longevity
Q. Is it really possible for anyone to live happily to 100? A. Your Body Wants To Be 100! The human body has a beautiful ...

Acupuncture for Arthritis
Arthritis is one of the most pervasive diseases in the United States and is the leading cause of disability. According to the Centers for Disease ...

Acupuncture and Menopause
Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health with Acupuncture. "Menopause doesn't have to be a dreaded curse of aging during which we can ...

We Search for Gentle Renewal; We Find Beauty & Optimal Health
Beauty cannot be obtained simply by slapping on colors and textures to the skin, because the skin reflects and reacts to your entire being –physical ...

The Art of Cosmetic Acupuncture - Can acupuncture work like a facelift?
There is a recent surge among middle-aged Americans wanting to maintain a younger look. Acupuncture is gaining popularity as an alternative method to surgery, laser/chemical ...