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Acupuncture: The Original Biohack for Migraines

Having recurring migraines is similar to parenting a temperamental toddler. When they go from being annoying to actively disruptive and mildly infuriating, there is often little one can do but grit your teeth and persevere. The helpful suggestions for managing this occurrence involved a mixture of expert opinion, anecdotal hearsay, individual tinkering and a big dose of patience. So

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Acupuncture’s Heart Helping Effects Examined Further

It is widely believed that acupuncture is a healthy and effective way to treat heart disease and injury. Millions of Americans suffer from heart disease and many may not want to turn to expensive procedures or medications. Even western medical procedures can lead to complications in the heart afterwards. A recent study set out to find physical evidence

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Veterans – PTSD

You’ve seen the strained look on her face. She’s far away. She doesn’t sleep well and sits around all day doing nothing. She’s always tired. You’ve invited her to the things she loves doing, but she never feels like doing them anymore. Sometimes she yells a lot—really overreacts. But when you ask her what’s wrong, she denies any problems.

You’re

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Acupuncture and Insomnia

Acupuncture can help: Acupuncture has shown to help achieve a relaxing and sound sleep. Two powerful points in the ear can send you off to dreamland.

Take a moment: Make some time in your schedule for a pre-sleep relaxation ritual. Taking a hot bath just before bed has been shown to promote a deep, restful sleep. You can also add

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Acupuncture May Help Relieve Symptoms after Chemo

There has been a wealth of research done, and still being done, on the effects of acupuncture on cancer patients undergoing chemo. Recent studies have confirmed statistically significant decreases in fatigue in breast cancer patients (Reuters). These studies are still just coming out and most physicians are wary of saying that acupuncture will be guaranteed to relieve fatigue due to

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