What is Cupping Therapy? Benefits and Side Effects

Cupping is an ancient healing therapy. It involves placing round cups directly on the skin for a few minutes to create a suction. The cups are first heated with fire. In some cases, they are manually pumped to create a suction. These cups are made of silicone, bamboo, glass, or earthenware. Cupping has been practiced […]

Dealing With Painful Periods? Acupuncture Can Help!

For many women, especially younger women, period discomfort (also known as dysmenorrhea) is an agitating, painful experience. Acupuncture has shown to be highly efficient in decreasing the severity of menstrual cramps and decreasing the amount of time the discomfort lasts for. Unlike painkillers, it doesn’t simply cure the symptoms when they occur, but it also […]

How Can Acupuncture Help with Stress?

Stress is a major concern in many countries around the world, thanks to a myriad of impacts and issues. Stress is a silent killer. It can play havoc on the mind and body, and impact both personal and professional relationships. Untreated stress can develop into anxiety or depression that can result in energy blockages and […]

Try Acupuncture for Pain Relief

Should you try acupuncture for pain relief? This is one of the most common questions that people ask, especially when they are suffering from chronic pain. To answer that, you must understand what acupuncture is. Acupuncture is a technique that involves the insertion of very fine needles at specific locations on your body. Acupuncture, which is […]

Stop Migraine Pain with All-Natural Acupuncture

A migraine attack is often characterized by throbbing pain in one side of the head. However, in almost 1/3rd of attacks, both sides are affected. Migraine is usually accompanied by vomiting, nausea, and sensitivity to light. A migraine attack can last from several hours to a few days. Debilitating migraine pain can interfere with everyday […]

Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal Symptoms

What is Menopause? Natural menopause occurs when the ovaries are unable to produce enough estrogen and progesterone (female sex hormones). Menopause marks the end of a woman’s menstrual cycle and is diagnosed when she has not had a menstrual period in the last 12 months. On average, women start experiencing menopause at the age of […]

Chinese Herbal Medicine – 4 Health Benefits

The Chinese have been using traditional Chinese herbs to treat different ailments and health conditions since times immemorial. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), different herbs are used together to create a concoction (formula) instead of a single herb or supplement. A formula includes: An emperor herb that treats the primary symptoms/problem Multiple minister herbs that […]

Acupuncture to Stay Healthy Through Cold & Flu Season

There are many reasons to love winter. When temperatures begin to drop, you get one more reason to wrap up with a blanket at home. You get several opportunities to appreciate the colors of nature and cozy up near the fireplace. The light on a cold morning makes the soul sparkle and the smell of […]

Can Acupuncture Help Treat Depression During Pregnancy?

Perinatal depression (depression that occurs during pregnancy or within a year after giving birth) is a common medical complication. It affects around 15 percent of women in the United States. According to acupuncturists in Santa Rosa, several factors before, during, and after pregnancy contribute to stress and inflammation, elevating the risk of depression. Clinicians aren’t […]

Improving IVF Success Rates Through Acupuncture

Infertility and sub fertility affect millions of women around the world. In the U.S. alone, roughly six million women of childbearing age have difficulty getting or staying pregnant. Many women with fertility problems undergo IVF treatment.Globally, the average IVF success rate is 40 percent for women below 35. Acupuncture can help improve IVF success rates.  […]

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