Journal of Acuherb in medicine

Daily Archives: August 18th, 2011

Are there risks or side effects to acupuncture?

Are there risks or side effects to acupuncture? Usually not. Acupuncture is a very safe method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and improve function. Done properly, acupuncture rarely causes serious side effects. Many people feel a brief stinging sensation, like a pinprick, during insertion of the needles. Others experience a dull ache […]

Combating Feelings of Holiday Stress, Anxiety and Depression with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

While the holidays are depicted in movies as a time of idyllic serenity and joy, we have all felt the realities of holiday stress. Financial concerns, gift giving, busy schedules, family obligations, weight gain and lack of exercise all play into the holiday cheer.  These pressures can affect us physically, emotionally and spiritually often leading […]

Acupuncture for Weight Loss

How to Lose the Weight and Keep It Off with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Weight loss comes under the topic of “Weight Control”, because we are concerned with the loss and MAINTENANCE of loss of weight. This is a multi-faceted problem, and a good program involves diet, exercise and stress reduction techniques. Chinese acupressure and […]