LI4 – An Acupuncture point for Headaches and Migraines

Commonly known as the “headache point,” Large Intestine 4 (LI 4) is located on the back of the hand in the fleshy area between the thumb and index finger. If you hold your thumb and index fingers together, LI 4 can be found at the highest point of the bulge of the muscle in this location.

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Herpes Support

http://www.herpes-coldsores.com/

This website provides valuable information about HSV-1 and HSV-2. The site also includes a community forum to connect with others, post questions, and to get support.

There are many resources to manage the herpes virus. Acupuncture and herbal medicine can also be valuable tools to assist in this process.

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Happiness Promotes Health

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Suggested reading list for fertlity

In my practice I frequently see women who are trying to conceive. I occasionally suggest books to my patients who would like to learn more about how acupuncture can assist them in their journey to motherhood. A few informative books are listed below:

The Infertility Cure by Randine Lewis, Ph. D.

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A Healthy Face Lift

http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/TIP04774/A-Safe-Face-Lift.html

In the attached article, Dr. Andrew Weil gives the thumbs up to facial acupuncture. Aging gracefully is something that many of us aspire to. Clients who receive facial rejuvenation acupuncture at my office receive the benefits of acupuncture and I also try to educate my clients on ways that they can enhance their beauty naturally on . . . → Read More: A Healthy Face Lift

Anxiety and Acupuncture

Over the past few months I have seen an increase in the number of clients coming in with anxiety. Symptoms may include restlessness, insomnia, fearfulness, and a whole host of other symptoms depending on the individual and on the severity of the condition.

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Acupuncture Points for Fertility

Chinese medicine is now used by many people around the world as a way to enhance their fertility. Women and men alike  may benefit from the vast knowledge available to us from this ancient healing art.  Acupuncture is the focal point of Chinese Medicine. Acupuncture involves inserting fine needles into specific points on the body to . . . → Read More: Acupuncture Points for Fertility

Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler, MPH

I highly recommend the book, Taking Charge of Your Fertility by Toni Weschler, MPH.  The book contains clear, concise information about conceiving. I suggest the book to all of my fertility clients and it is a valuable resource for them.

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Acupuncture and Endometriosis

Endometriosis is a painful condition that affects millions of women worldwide. It occurs when tissue that is like the endometrial tissue within the uterus grows outside the uterus. These tissues respond to the hormonal fluctuations in a woman’s cycle that produce a menstrual period. Unlike endometrial tissue within the uterus, however, tissue outside the uterus is . . . → Read More: Acupuncture and Endometriosis