How Acupuncture Boosts Your Immune System to Prevent Colds

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It’s November. I have never liked November, ever. It’s cold, it’s grey, it’s not Christmas yet and oh yeah: It’s flu season. Also known as the season for drugging yourself silly and making yourself go to work even when you’d rather curl up in bed and do nothing for 48 hours. Every November, we hear about people get whacked left, …

What is Acupuncture and How Can It Help Me?

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For a long time, it was hard to sort out the good acupuncture from the bad acupuncture and the media was largely to blame. Fortunately, a public push in more knowledge about healing methods which go beyond the western frame of reference has resulted in acupuncture becoming not only accepted, but widespread.  However, you may only think of acupuncture as …

Introducing Unlimited and Group Acupuncture

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Acupuncture has been an important practice for healing and maintaining good health for thousands of years.  Scientific studies to determine exactly how acupuncture works are ongoing and becoming more common.  Recently, The Royal College of General Practitioners reported that two studies in the British Journal of General Practice have shown that patients, “perceived a wide range of positive effects and …

Using Acupuncture for Stress Relief

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Pain relief and acupuncture are known to go hand in hand, but stress relief closely follows in the list of benefits with acupuncture. Acupuncture is often used as a means of stress relief because it is painless, relaxing and alleviates many other symptoms of stress including things like headaches, backaches and neck pain. But how does acupuncture-an alternative and physical …

Preserving One’s Energy Through Acupuncture

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Those who only know a little about acupuncture often think of it as a way to get pain relief and that’s true. However, what acupuncture is at its core is a method of manipulating and preserving energy, also known as the Chi of a person. The main goal of acupuncture is actually preserving energy and through this, pain relief and …

Acupuncture: Get Out of Your Medicine Cabinet and into Chinese Medicine

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Chinese medicine has had a long and difficult history.  As early as the 6th century BC, Ye He was making diagnoses based on yin, yang, wind, rain, night, and day.  It’s incredible that a methodology and practice that has healed for thousands of years is not more widely used and accepted today.  What’s not as surprising is that it is …

The Qi Workout with Daniel Espiritu LAc

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Remember my post about Sunset Park? Well, I’m finally learning tai chi and qi gong, and maybe someday I’ll go back to that high hill in Brooklyn and practice in the early morning like I always wished I could. For now, I’ll just practice at Root. We have three classes in which you can move your qi, get in touch …