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 …

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 …

Massage Benefits: First Impressions

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I’ve see people in the halls of Root after a massage. They float, walking slowly, softly, like angles in their white kimono robes. Sometimes their hair is a tiny bit messy, but they don’t seem to mind, and it only adds to their attractiveness, like the loveliness of your children or your partner when they first wake in the morning …