Health Articles2017-10-21T10:04:12-05:00

Fibromyalgia and Acupuncture? Long Lasting Solutions For Fibromyalgia

An estimated 10 million Americans have fibromyalgia, and this number is on the rise. Fibromyalgia is more common in women and symptoms include muscle and joint pain, fatigue, digestive issues like IBS, depression, insomnia, and anxiety. Patients often feel misunderstood by health care practitioners due to the full range of symptoms they experience. Many people who suffer from this [...]

By |March 12th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fibromyalgia and Acupuncture? Long Lasting Solutions For Fibromyalgia

5 Tips for Improving Sleep and Resolving Insomnia

Have you ever experienced the frustration of laying in bed trying to sleep but you can't calm your mind? Well, you are not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, 30-40% of American adults report that they have had symptoms of insomnia within the last 12 months, and 10-15 percent of adults claim to have chronic insomnia. I wanted [...]

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Acupuncture for Anxiety

Anxiety can be a truly overwhelming experience, but it feels different for everyone. It can feel like a racing heart or a churning pit in your stomach. It can make you feel nauseous, or mess up your bowels. It can involve feeling restless, or light-headed, or like you have hot flashes. It can increase your breathing rate. It can [...]

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Treating Fertility with Acupuncture: Richmond, Virginia

The experience of coming face to face with your fertility can be a stressful and overwhelming one. And it can be taboo even to discuss it, making the experience just that much more intense. If you're undergoing treatment, there are the lab tests and the hormones and drugs and all the strong emotions that come with having your body [...]

By |March 6th, 2019|Categories: Acupuncture, Fertility|Comments Off on Treating Fertility with Acupuncture: Richmond, Virginia

Acupuncture and Stroke Recovery: Decrease Spending on Long-term Care

If you or someone you know has ever experienced the effects of a stroke, you probably understand how devastating this event can be. Stroke obstructs blood and oxygen supply to the brain. Stroke can cause damage to brain cells and nerves. Depending on which part of the brain is damaged, many things can transpire. An individual’s ability to speak, [...]

By |March 5th, 2019|Categories: Acupuncture, Preventative Medicine|Comments Off on Acupuncture and Stroke Recovery: Decrease Spending on Long-term Care

Maegan N. Hodge Speaks On Lyme Disease

Last summer, our Principal Acupuncturist, Maegan N. Hodge, took some time to sit down with her colleague Andrew Miles, DOM of the Botanical Biohacking podcast to discuss the modern treatment of Lyme disease, and how traditional practices of "witchcraft" in ancient southern China unwittingly contributed to advances in the field. Sounds strange right? We promise we do not advocate [...]

By |January 17th, 2019|Categories: Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs, Lyme|Comments Off on Maegan N. Hodge Speaks On Lyme Disease