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Stress & Anxiety

The Importance of Practicing Daily Meditation
For many of us the word meditation conjures up images of people sitting serenely on the floor, with hands neatly postured on the lap. Perhaps ...

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 Dizziness
The meaning and use of the word dizzy can vary from person to person. The dictionary definition is: "when a person experiences the sensation of ...

Acupressure for a Quick Energy Boost
Feeling bogged down with stress, fatigue, and anxiety--and you haven't even gotten out of bed yet? If so, it sounds like you could use an ...

Acupuncture: Pre and Post Surgery
Acupuncture is very beneficial when it comes to pre and post-surgery. No matter what the surgery is, the body perceives this as truama to the ...

Tips for Caregivers
Whether you are in the health care profession or taking care of a loved one or friend, being a caregiver is a gift. It is ...

Alleviate Your Stress with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
As a normal part of life, stress enables us to get things done. If left unmanaged, stress can lead to emotional, psychological, and even physical ...

Acupuncture Gives Hope To Patients With PTSD
PTSD are the initials that stand for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a severe type of anxiety disorder. PTSD results from a person witnessing or being involved ...

Acupuncture for Irritability and Moodiness
Everyone suffers from irritability and moodiness from time to time, but if you find that a short temper and frustration are becoming a constant issue ...

Enhance Your Endocrine Health with Acupuncture
The endocrine system is responsible for hormonal functions in the body and produces thirty distinct hormones each of which has a very specific job to ...

Cultivate Optimal Endocrine Health
The endocrine system provides regulation of the body through hormonal secretions. Cultivating your endocrine health combined with proper nutrition and diet can boost energy, improve ...

Treating Holiday Stress and Depression with Acupuncture
According to Oriental medicine, the cold months of winter are the perfect time to recharge your battery and generate vital energy, or Qi, in order ...

Overcoming Adrenal Fatigue
Is your energy level low? Do you feel tired even after you sleep? Do you find you have difficulty concentrating and feel overwhelmed? These are ...

Combating Feelings of Holiday Stress, Anxiety and Depression with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
While the holidays are depicted in movies as a time of idyllic serenity and joy, we have all felt the realities of holiday stress.  Financial ...

Treating Irritability and Moodiness with Acupuncture
Everyone suffers from irritability and moodiness from time to time, but if you find that a short temper and frustration are becoming a constant issue ...

De-Stress this Winter with Acupuncture
While optimal health and well-being in the winter season calls for rest, energy conservation and the revitalization of body and spirit, your holiday activities may ...

Stress Busting Foods
The foods that you eat play a crucial role in your overall well-being as well as your ability to handle stress. Over 1400 chemical ...

Acupuncture Point, Yin Tang, Relieves Children's Preoperative Anxiety
A study published in the September issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia found that stimulation of the acupuncture point, Yin Tang, alleviated preoperative anxiety in children.According ...

Acupuncture and Mental Health
Creating Mental and Emotional Wellness with Acupuncture.  We must all occasionally deal with major upheavals or emotional distress at some points ...

Acupuncture Helps Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Study Says
Acupuncture may help people with posttraumatic stress disorder according to a recent clinical trial. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop ...

Dan Tian Breathing: Connecting to the Center
What does it mean to be centered? In Qi Gong terms, it signifies having energy in the center of the body. The center is called ...

Stress - An Alternative Approach
We've all got it. Stress needs no introduction – everyone is unfortunately all too familiar with how stress can affect your everyday life.  This article ...

Qi Gong: The Remedy for Stress - Part Two
Qi Gong is a quick way to release stress and tension and get centered after a long day at work. Whether you have children to ...

The Secrets of a Daoist Mind
How To Cultivate Inner Peace

Daoist history begins with Laozi's Daode Jing (Tao Te Ching), a classic Chinese text written around 500–400 B.C.E. The Daode Jing advocates living naturally and ...

Qi Gong: The Remedy for Stress - Part One
Qi Gong is a quick way to release stress and tension and get centered after a long day at work. Whether you have children to ...

British Program Aims to Use Acupuncture, Reiki to Help At-Risk Youth
The British Home Office is overseeing a £5 million program that treats children in deprived communities to acupuncture, reiki massage, and other therapeutic techniques in ...

Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety
At one time or another, all of us experience stress.  These feelings are a healthy response to events in our lives that may feel beyond ...