Study Finds Acupuncture Does a Great Job with Seasonal Allergies

Researchers recently investigated the effectiveness of acupuncture for the treatment of seasonal allergy symptoms. More than 400 people who qualified as having allergic nasal symptoms or pollen allergies were divided into three groups: one that received 12 acupuncture treatments and took antihistamines, one that received 12 fake acupuncture treatments and took antihistamines, and a third that only took antihistamines, but did not receive acupuncture treatment. Read More

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TIPS TO KEEP YOU HEALTHY & HAPPY IN SPRING.

Spring is a happy time. Nature comes alive! Flowers emerge in long forgotten corners of your garden. The birds return and sing so loudly they wake you in the morning. This is not a time to be irritable, frustrated or angry, but according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, these emotions are exactly what you can expect if you don’t balance your wood element. Read More

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Meditative Breathing In Traffic

Traffic is a funny thing. It happens in the DC at all times of day and it makes us tense up, grow angry, maybe even lash out as we begin to risk running late to our destination. While we can do little to abate the traffic, it tends to leave us tense and stressed as we sit watching the clock and knowing we are running later and later and later….. The only thing we can ever really change is how we react to it. Smooth the stress and tension with meditative breathing. Read More

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