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Blog / 28.09.2018

It’s the start of a new season, the kids are going back to school, the weather is changing, flu season is here and the holidays are just around the corner. With all the changes of the season although beautiful can be very stressful and overwhelming. This is just a normal response to change, our brains are wired to seek stability and repeat patterns so we can do things faster and easier without the extra hassle. But, when we have a major change in our daily habits or our regular routines we have to go through a transition period, readjust our schedule, manage our time and make sacrifices. Yes, even the smallest change can sometimes cause major stress in our lives without us even realizing it. This is why acupuncture for stress is such a great alternative method. Stress is such a common word I think...

Blog / 22.07.2018

Do think you have anxiety but not quite sure? It seems like people are just throwing the term around so casually now a days. I have anxiety, your giving me anxiety, I can’t that will trigger my anxiety without ever getting an official diagnoses. And then there are those who do suffer with debilitating anxiety and never get help, they suffer in silence and try to hide it from their family and friends afraid of the stigma or the label that will placed upon them with this “disability”. Afraid of others knowing their secret maybe even thinking other people will perceive them as weak. No matter if you are open about your anxiety or hide it from the world there are many ways to help relieve anxiety that your doctor may not have told you about. Anxiety disorders affects 40 million people in the United...

Blog / 14.02.2018

It often seems like our heart is trying to tell us something. Like maybe its time you should call your doctor and schedule that check up. More often than not we are so busy with work, families and kids that we just ignore those little whispers. I’ll do it tomorrow, but tomorrow turns into a week, a week turns into a month and before we know it that month just turned into a year. We know its important but you feel ok right? Nothing too alarming, nothing that would make you think you suffered a heart attack. You would definitely know if you had a heart attack right? But wait do you know you could suffer from a silent heart attack?In the United States 1/3 woman die from a heart disease which is the number one killer of woman. So what exactly is a Silent...

Blog / 22.01.2018

Bell’s Palsy, some of us have heard of it but we’re not quite sure if we have it until it’s too late. As for myself it was something that I read about in my medical books but I will never forget the first patient I treated as an intern. My professor was right when he said once you see it you will immediate recognize it again, it’s something that stays with you forever. The first patient I treated with Bell’s Palsy was a young woman in her mid-thirties. She stated she was in the middle of a divorce and had gotten into an argument with her husband. She was very upset and stated her blood pressure was high. She went to sleep and woke up in complete shock after she looked at herself in the mirror. The left half of her face was lopsided, her...