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How Acupuncture Treats Migraines
The first question I ask migraine sufferers when they come into my office is: “In which part of the head do you feel it?” Almost the entire differentiating philosophy of holistic medicine encompassed in one responding inquiry: There are many different diagnoses for one issue. Also, the same physiological pattern can express as many different […]
What Side Effects Really Mean
According to WebMD, the most common side effects of a multi-billion dollar, cholesterol lowering, statin medication are joint pain, diarrhea, indigestion, “pain,” throat irritability, and urinary tract infections. The list of “infrequent” and “rare” side effects seems to drone on to the bottom of the page’s infinity, ranging in everything from hives to Hepatitis, […]
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Does Acupuncture Hurt?
If you begin googling, “does acupuncture…” you won’t make it past the first “u” before Google characteristically injects by finishing: “Does acupuncture hurt?” What I’ve come to realize is what people are really asking is not whether acupuncture actually hurts, but: Does it feel like a lab needle? The answer is no. Needles used to […]
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Acupuncture to Reduce and Delay Opioid Use
“An analysis of drug-free interventions to reduce pain or opioid use after total knee replacement found modest but clinically significant evidence that acupuncture and electrotherapy can potentially reduce and delay opioid use” via @sciencedaily #acupuncture #kneereplacement #healing #health #traditionalchinesemedicine #evolveyourlife #drugfree Image: Vascular bundle of a fern rhizome, artist unknown A post shared by Evolve […]
Low Back Pain? Tips to Avoid Pain and Improve Function
Low back pain is an extremely common complaint that millions of people suffer from every day. In fact, back pain is the second most common reason for visits to the doctor’s office, outnumbered only by upper-respiratory infections. It may be merely bothersome for some, but it can be debilitating and unbearable for many. When receiving a diagnosis […]