Everything you Wanted to Know About Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a component of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). It originated in China and has been practiced in parts of Asia for thousands of years. The ancient Chinese practice has slowly but surely gained its popularity in the West. TCM practitioners use acupuncture to treat a number of health issues including headaches, labor pain, neck […]

How Can Acupuncture Help Back Pain?

Back pain is more common than you think. A study found that it affects around 1 in 10 people worldwide. Some studies have concluded that almost 80% of adults will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Many people with chronic back pain struggle with maintaining their daily routine. They are unable to […]

What Is Moxibustion Therapy? Benefits and Precautions

In moxibustion therapy, mugwort (a small spongy herb used to treat a number of health conditions) leaves are burnt close to the skin’s surface. Mugwort leaves are believed to fast track healing and recovery. A stick is used to apply heat to the affected area. Why is Moxibustion Therapy Used? Moxibustion therapy is used to […]

Acupuncture Mama Awarded Best of Sonoma County for 2021

We are excited and to announce that the Press Democrat has conferred Best of Sonoma County award to Acupuncture Mama for 2021! The Best of Sonoma County award celebrates the achievements and contributions of local businesses to their community within their category. Every year, the Press Democrat invites its readers to vote for their favorite […]

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 […]

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