Looking Ahead With Lauren: Poking Around With Acupuncture

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Last week I was able to try something new and very interesting. Something that had always been in the back of my mind to try, but I never quite had the willpower (or extra cash). However, an opportunity arose for me to have a free session of acupuncture. Nervous, yet excited I walked into the […]

Modern Guidelines for a Healthy Diet

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What is healthy eating? What does a healthy diet look like to you? Eating right for your blood type? Paleo-diet? Vegetarian? Vegan? The truth is that there is no absolute right or wrong way to eat; we each must find a diet that works best for us as individuals. However no matter which diet you […]

Treating The Root Cause of Allergies With Acupuncture, Chinese & Naturopathic Medicine

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Allergy and sinus season is in full swing! Read how acupuncture, traditional chinese medicine and naturopathic medicine can make a big difference in how the season effects you. Acupuncture for the treatment of sinus and allergies With unseasonably warm temperatures and flowers and trees in early bloom, sinus and allergy season has lurched upon us […]

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Autumn

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As the first few weeks of fall our upon us, we will begin to notice many changes occurring in our environment. The temperature drops, the winds bring a chill foreshadowing the winter ahead, and the trees put on a lovely display of colors before dropping their leaves to conserve their energy for the cold months […]

Chicken Soup for the Traditional Chinese Medicine Soul!

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An important herb in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is astragalus root, called Huang Qi in China. It’s used to strengthen the body’s immune system, known as wei qi in TCM. Astragalus root can be found dried in Chinese herbal shops or some natural health food stores. If you don’t have access to astragalus, you can […]

Avoiding the Flu Naturally

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As summer turns to fall, the cold and flu season is upon us and there are some simple things you can do at home to prevent colds and flus. Wash hands with warm water and soap for at least 20 seconds before and after eating or preparing food, when getting home from outside, and after […]

Alternative Means: Providers Of Complementary Medicine Gain Customers Even Though Insurers Are Slow To Embrace Industry

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As a small-business operator, Julie Silver, an acupuncture specialist and owner of West Bloomfield Township-based Acupuncture Healthcare Associates of Michigan, also works in the growing health care field of complementary and alternative medicine. Like most similar providers, Silver’s patients mostly pay out of pocket for services because few health insurers cover acupuncture. “We are seeing more […]

Ladies, It Is Time To Get Your Man Healthy!

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Here are Dr. Oz’s top 10 health tips for men: Laughter: it eases stress, lowers blood pressure and promotes social bonding Dont skip breakfast: fiber in the morning means less hunger throughout the day Sleep: 7 hours of sleep helps you live longer! Healthy Bowel Movements: smooth and S shaped is the key here! Don’t […]