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 Eliminates Chronic Low Back Pain

Acupuncture Eliminates Chronic Low Back Pain
What is Chronic Back Pain? According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 80% of  adults will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives.  Also, 20% of those who experience lower back pain will develop chronic back pain.  Chronic back pain is back pain that lasts for more than 3

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Acupuncture Point for Trigeminal Neuralgia

[caption id="attachment_546" align="alignright" width="300"] Acupuncture Point for Trigeminal Neuralgia[/caption] Trigeminal Neuralgia is a chronic pain condition that affects the Trigeminal or 5th cranial nerve, one of the most widely distributed nerves in the head. Trigeminal Neuralgia causes extreme, sporadic, sudden burning or shock-like facial pain that lasts anywhere from a few seconds to as long as

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