Acupressure for Headaches

We covered acupressure for headaches this week in my acupressure class at the New York Open Center.

The key to using acupressure for headaches is choosing the correct channel for the location of the pain.  This article discusses meridian location and treating headaches.

Many of my students were not sure how to use the acupressure points we reviewed.   This is where the art of acupuncture and acupressure come into play.  In this article I discuss how I used acupressure for my nephew when he suddenly got a headache.

As my students and readers know, imbalances are the cause of many … Read More

Acupuncture for Hot Flashes

Acupuncture for hot flashes is a topic that deserves some attention.  I am planning on writing a blog post on it later in the week so please come back.  I often treat women with hot flashes in my New York Acupuncture clinic.

I wanted to quickly post a link to a WEB MD story published yesterday focusing on a research study that shows acupuncture may relieve hot flashes in women.

To get an idea of how acupuncture and Chinese medicine approach hot flashes, here is an article about balancing the yin and yang of the body.

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Acupuncture for Overactive Bladder

Overactive bladder is a syndrome characterized by the frequent, strong, and sudden urge to urinate. The syndrome can seriously disrupt your life by interrupting your work and make you avoid social situations.

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can help.  Acupuncture and Chinese medicine has been treating syndromes of frequent urination for over 2000 years as well as modern clinical success.

How Acupuncture Treats Overactive Bladder

Acupuncture helps reduce the symptoms of overactive bladder by relaxing the nerves and muscles associated with the bladder.  Overactive bladder may be caused from bladder spasm creating the sudden need to urinate or a sudden feeling … Read More