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Acupuncture – The physical manipulation of specific points on the body to stimulate a natural healing response.

Alternative Therapies for Arthritis

6 Alternative Therapies for Arthritis

Here are 6 Alternative Therapies for Arthritis 1. Acupuncture One of the most common reasons people seek out acupuncture is for arthritis relief. acupuncture can help relieve pain from arthritis and increase blood flow and circulation, reducing inflammation. Through the specific placement of needles on acupuncture points on the body, acupuncture stimulates the body’s natural […]

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NADA protocol treats addiction

Learn How NADA Protocol Treats Addiction

Addiction comes in many forms. The NADA protocol can help. NADA, which stands for the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, was established in 1985 to promote the NADA protocol acupuncture treatment for addiction. The non-profit organization promotes advocacy and the use of a non-verbal, pharmaceutical-free approach to behavioral health. The protocol uses five specific acupuncture points […]

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acupuncture for immune health

Acupuncture for Immune Deficiencies

There are more than 80 chronic immune related illnesses including type 1 diabetes, celiac disease, thyroid disease, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and lupus. Autoimmune diseases are defined as the immune system mistakenly attacking its own body tissues. Immune deficiency is more common than most people think. According to the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, […]

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Veterans Choice Program Provider

VA Choice Program Covers Acupuncture

Ask your VA Doctor for a Referral for Acupuncture Chronic Pain (all types) | Depression | Anxiety | PTSD | Stress Management | Insomnia | Digestive Problems | Low Energy | Emotional Imbalances As a “veterans choice participating provider” Dr. Christopher Carlow, D. Ac. can offer an alternative choice to our Veterans who are struggling […]

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how to stay smoke free

How to Stay Smoke-Free

Ever Thought about How to Stay Smoke-Free? So you’ve quit smoking, or you’re trying. How long you will last. Either way, quitting is not easy. Staying smoke-free in the long term is even harder. You may have periods of time when you’re feeling confident and a cigarette is the last thing on your mind, or […]

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5 tips for diabetes support

5 Tips for Diabetes Support

5 Tips for Diabetes Support There are about 29 million people in the United States who suffer from type 2 diabetes, a disease that is highly preventable and also becoming increasingly common. You should be aware that diabetes can be managed and prevented with natural lifestyle changes. #1 Aim for a healthy weight Excess weight […]

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acupuncture and how many treatments

Acupuncture and How Many Treatments?

Wondering about acupuncture and how many treatments? New patient’s coming in for acupuncture treatment will often ask, “How many treatments will it take to address my health issue?” This is a difficult question to precisely define. Benefits differ from patient to patient mostly because each patient’s personal state of health defines their natural healing ability […]

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Overcoming depression

Battling Depression

The Struggles of Battling Depression One of the most common frustrations for those suffering from depression is the lack of motivation to do regular daily activities, an inability to find enjoyment and an overwhelming amount of negative thoughts. Depression cannot be simply cured by “mind over matter”, but that does not mean it can’t be […]

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AOM Day 2015

Why Try Acupuncture on AOM Day

Why You Should Try Acupuncture on AOM Day There’s no better time than Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day (AOM) for newcomers to try the 3,000-year-old Chinese practice of acupuncture. Observed annually on October 24 (Offering FREE Mini Stress Reduction Treatments here at the clinic on Thurs., Oct 22nd), AOM Day is designed to raise awareness […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Try Acupuncture

Acupuncture Stimulates Natural Healing Abilities

As a holistic medicine, acupuncture stimulates natural healing abilities. There is a bit of confusion when thinking acupuncture claims to cure many different health problems. It’s inaccurate to think acupuncture claims to cure anything. Acupuncture is a therapy that stimulates the body’s natural ability to heal. The body has the ability to heal itself. Imbalances […]

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