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The Emotional Component To Healing

It always surprises me that once the holidays are over how we can all get ourselves into an emotional funk. The cold weather sets in and the tendency is to cocoon and ride it out till the spring comes. The post holiday period can be especially rough for most people as it often triggers old

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Strengthen Your Immune System This Winter With Acupuncture And Herbs

More than a flu shot For those of us who wish to be proactive, there are better ways to safeguard your health this winter other than a flu shot. The stress of everyday living takes a toll on most people in one form or another and often is reflective in our vitality. Poor eating habits,

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The Importance of Early Intervention in Injuries

For athletes, the old paradigm of working through your pain is about as outdated as nutrition and the three food groups. Pain is a warning sign. To ignore pain invites more problems through a self-inflicted injury. This can result in a muscle tear or an injured joint that often takes much longer to heal with more

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The Role Of Inflammation In Chronic Diseases

In the industrial world, it seems almost inevitable for the aging person to be able to escape from one of the more serious chronic diseases. While heart disease remains the leading cause of death currently cancer or diabetes also affects one in three over the age of sixty. Combined with other common conditions such as Alzheimer’s, arthritis

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The Importance Of Creativity In Healthcare

With the fast food mentality that permeates much of our culture, we often forget the importance of thinking outside the linear process. This is especially true in the area of medicine where established algorithms have replaced deductive thought and logic. Insurance companies impose a corporate-driven model of cost containment based on rote memory and evidence-based medicine. The

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