In my acupuncture practice I see a great number of patients who struggle with anxiety. Many have other health conditions, but some seek out acupuncture simply to help them calm down, slow down, relieve their anxious symptoms, and even help with panic attacks.
As a new acupuncturist many years ago, I would usually use a combination of acupuncture points that included one needle in each ear. I got good results, but felt I could do better. Several years ago, I began using a protocol . . . → Read More: Stick It in Your Ear to Relieve Anxiety
As you get older, it’s common to wonder about the health of your memory. You forget names, occasional words, and where you put your car keys. Is this serious memory loss or is it just a normal part of the aging process?
In the world of acupuncture and Chinese medicine, your memory is related to something called Clear Yang. While Clear Yang may sound like an energy drink, it is actually the substance that gives you focus and clear thinking, and is very dependent . . . → Read More: Memory, Digestion, and Clear Yang
You’ve had a long day and you’re tired. You get into bed ready for eight hours of blissful, uninterrupted sleep. But as soon as your head makes contact with the pillow, your mind comes alive. And not just alive, but it’s racing like you just had a triple shot of espresso. You start rehashing the day, the year, your life, and every item that was ever on your to do list. You go over the day’s interactions, reworking what you should have said. You . . . → Read More: How to Quiet Your Racing Mind