Headaches/Migraines

Boost It With Ginseng

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Ginseng is said to resemble a human body in shape, and it has been used for years in Asia.  Recently, it has become a popular item in Western culture. Many claims about this root have been advertised, such as its reputation for extending longevity and its use for stamina and endurance. Let’s look at the types of ginseng and the differences.

There are three main types of ginseng used: continue reading »

Five Reasons to Get Acupuncture for Migraines

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Migraine headaches are a bit of mystery to the medical world. This ailment tends to be poorly understood and frequently undiagnosed and under-treated. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, this neurological disease affects nearly 39 million Americans. Migraines are characterized by severe, throbbing pain usually found on only one side of the head. Migraine headaches can also be accompanied by visual disturbances, dizziness, nausea, vomiting and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. These types of headaches can last from four hours to several days. Because modern medicine doesn’t completely understand this neurological phenomenon, the typical treatment is somewhat hit or miss. continue reading »

It’s All In Your Head: Headaches and TCM

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There are four main types of headache: tension, cluster, sinus and migraine. And, there are varying triggers for these headaches, such as food, stress, hormones, dehydration and weather. Fortunately, eliminating the triggers and finding natural ways to prevent and help an ongoing headache are possible. continue reading »

Will acupuncture help you?

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Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an effective therapy for more than forty diseases.  Most schools of TCM and acupuncture include treatments for the elderly, children, sports injuries, pregnancy and women’s health, such as:

  • sciatica
  • shoulder pain
  • depression
  • facial pain, Bell’s palsy
  • knee pain, low back pain
  • neck pain, elbow pain
  • skin conditions
  • painful menstruation
  • menopause
  • colds and flu
  • constipation and diarrhea
  • insomnia
  • infertility
  • chronic fatigue
  • allergies
  • anxiety
  • migraines
  • carpal tunnel
  • arthritis
  • grinding teeth/clenching jaw
  • stop smoking
  • and much more!

* Non Needle treatments are available at the clinic, such as Bodytalk, Reiki and tuning fork sound therapy, and distance healing is available as well, utilizing Bodytalk and Reiki- please contact the clinic to set up a time.