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Alternative Treatments for Depression

About 19 million American adults suffer from depression and most find their current treatment options ineffective in addition to a slew of unwanted side effects.  Many who are prescribed antidepressants find that the medication only masks the problem, and does not cure it. However there are alternative treatments that have been proven effective without harmful side effects.

Massage Therapy: Massage therapy is not just beneficial for your body physically, but mentally as well. Massage is a safe …

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7 Steps to Naturally Eliminating Depression

7 Steps to Eliminate Depression Naturally
  

This time of year many people struggle with overcoming issues relating to sadness, anxiety, and depression. Whether it's the change in time, family stress, or weight gain, it can be a challenge to keep yourself in a positive frame of mind.

Suffering from depression can make you feel hopeless, frustrated...like your quality of life will never get better.

If you're struggling with seasonal or chronic depression it is easy to get discouraged about your treatment options, so I wanted to give y…

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Conquering Jaw Pain with Acupuncture

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5 Tips to Help With TMJ: Temporomandibular Joint Pain

Many of my patients suffer from TMJ and they are not alone: this pain affects over 10 million Americans and can involve difficulty chewing, jaw muscle stiffness and painful popping or clicking. It's uncomfortable to say the least and can become a real health concern by promoting stress within the body. Although for some people the pain of TMJ goes away on its own, others develop long-term problems and need treatment to help their pain. If…

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Save Your Summertime Skin!

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Support for Summer Skin

Now is the time of year when the sun becomes irresistible. 

As tempting as it is to spend as much time as possible in the warmth of the sun, there are a few precautions to take to protect your skin from harmful rays.

Our skin is the largest organ in the body. It reflects our health and age.

Today, there’s much concern about sun exposure leading to an increase in skin damage and skin cancer. 

Excessive exposure to ultraviolet rays can increase the production of free…

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Acupuncture Helps Control Asthma Better in Children and Adults

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For some children with asthma, medication isn’t enough to manage their symptoms. And for others, the side effects of conventional treatments are just too much.

If you’re looking for alternative therapies then you should know that acupuncture and acupressure can treat your child’s asthma symptoms while healing the underlying root cause.

Acupuncture and acupressure work to treat health conditions by stimulating the body’s innate ability to heal itself.  

In the case of asthma, acupunct…

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5 Tips to Reduce Neck Pain

5 tips to reduce neck pain

 

Pain in the Neck? Think Acupuncture

Neck pain can be a real problem, especially for those of us spending hours at a desk each day staring at a computer screen.  For some, a history of sports injuries, whiplash, or even the wrong bed mattress or pillow can bring on neck stiffness, tension, and pain. Whatever is causing your neck discomfort you can turn to acupuncture to safely & effectively become pain-free. 

Scientific Evidence for Acupuncture 

 

Scientific researchers and clinicians have…

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Lip Licker's Dermatitis: Rash Around the Lips

 

Early Stage Lip Licker's Dermatitis. Catch it early and it's easier to treat.[/caption] Now that the holidays are here and it’s time for the kids to smile for the camera you notice that unsightly rash around or under their lip.  This rash is commonly known as lip licker’s dermatitis.  Fall weather is cool and dry making children and some adults prone to developing dry skin, especially around the lips.  Once the skin around the lips becomes dry, kids tend to start licking it creating a rash in…

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