Covid-19 and Sleep

Importance of Sleep for Your Immune System The stronger your immune system, the better chance you have against Covid-19, should you catch it.  Regular restful sleep should be a priority in your life, not a luxury.  We need seven to nine hours of good quality sleep every night to keep our immune system strong.  Sleep …

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The High Cost of Health Care


Our high health care costs today would have been unimaginable in the 1950s.  Does anyone remember the days when doctor visits actually cost $3?  That’s all my mother paid when I was in grade school. Here is an interesting piece on the evolution of health care in our country. As health care costs continue …

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How To Choose an Acupuncturist

Acupuncturist training

One thing to look for is if the acupuncturist has the Dipl.Ac. NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) certification.  The NCCAOM is a certification held by most licensed acupuncturists.  The ACAOM (American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) is another certification to look for.   Find out many hours of training/schooling an acupuncturist …

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Got Stress? How Acupuncture Helps

Stressed Out

Did you know that acupuncture is very effective for relieving stress? Studies show that stress can cause all kinds of physical ailments, including irritability, high blood pressure, trouble concentrating, insomnia, increase or decrease in appetite, and inflammation throughout the body, and inflammation is the root cause of many diseases. “The American Medical Association (AMA) states …

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