Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part Two

Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part Two
In the first installment of our series of blog posts about turmeric we learned that Curcuma aromatic helps treat the liver and cholesterol.  It should also not be used with cloves or with anti-coagulant drugs. Curcuma Longa- Turmeric [caption id="attachment_1416" align="alignleft" width="300"] Curcuma Longa- Turmeric[/caption] Yet another of the over the counter turmeric varieties, Curcuma

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Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part One

Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part One
[caption id="attachment_1408" align="alignleft" width="300"] Curcuma Aromatica- Turmeric[/caption] Over the past few months, we've had a number of questions from our patients about supplementing with turmeric.  They want to know: What is it good for?  What dosages should be used?  Who should or shouldn't use this herb?  Which drugs or herbs interact with it?  And, many, many other

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Acupuncture Treats Acid Reflux

Acupuncture Treats Acid Reflux
[caption id="attachment_1396" align="alignleft" width="300"] Acid Reflux Symptoms[/caption] Acid reflux disease affects about 60,000,000 Americans per year.  This is a problem in which the acid in the stomach comes back up into the esophagus.    Common symptoms include heartburn, acid belching, nausea after eating, stomach fullness and/or bloating, upper abdominal pain and/or discomfort. Acupuncture is Effective Against

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Acupuncture for Fertility

Acupuncture for Fertility
Acupuncture and herbs clears Fallopian Obstruction Infertility.  Laser Acupuncture was used in a recent study to prevent gagging in children during dental X-Rays.  Herbal medicine injected into acupuncture points helped reduce cancer related fatigue.  These are the three studies we will look at in our Research Roundup for this week. Acupuncture for Fertility In this study there were

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Chesterfield Acupuncturist Recommends this Herb for Back and Neck Pain, Sciatica and Arthritis

By Dr. Eric Waltemate, St. Louis Acupuncture & Chiropractic Some of the most common complaints that we hear are related to back pain, neck pain and arthritis. For this week's herb of the week, we wanted to feature the pubescent angelica root, which has historically been prescribed to treat Wind and Dampness in Chinese Medicine.

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