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Hey James, Will acupuncture help my…?

Q: “I get frequent migraine headaches. I use Imitrex but sometimes I don’t catch it in time and I don’t like the side effects. Can acupuncture help?” A: Yes, acupuncture can help with all kinds of headaches. If you come … Continue reading

To The Point – How Acupuncture Works

Acupuncture is one form of therapy used with the system of healing referred to as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) or Oriental Medicine. TCM also includes herbology, nutrition, physical therapy and special exercises such at Tai Chi and Qi Gong. It … Continue reading

Itching For Some Red Meat

New freaky reason to check yourself for ticks: they could make you allergic to red meat. The little fellow shown below is responsible.   Amblyomma americanum (aka Lone Star Tick)     This is the Lone Star tick native to … Continue reading

Bloody Tuesday!!

The need for blood never takes a vacation. We will be having another blood drive here at the office Tuesday, July 10 from 2:30 to 5:30. We will have a prize drawing and Jenny, our in-house massage therapist will also … Continue reading

Eggxam, Part 2

What labels on egg cartons mean (Source: Rodale.com article, The Truth About Your Eggs, by Leah Zerbe) If you must buy commercial eggs, there is information that you can glean from the cartons that will give you some clues as … Continue reading

Alternatives to Tylenol

While Tylenol carries significant risks, you may find it is a necessary strategy to suppress severe pain. You can protect yourself from the risks. Tylenol causes its damage by depleting glutathione, an antioxidant that protects cells from toxins such as … Continue reading

Will Tylenol Kill You?

Fact 1: The most common over-the-counter pain relief medications sold in the United States (such as Tylenol) contain acetaminophen. Fact 2: Acetaminophen is the number one cause of acute liver failure in the United States.   A recent study at … Continue reading