Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Getting the Most Out of Acupuncture: Weight Loss and Digestive Issues

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can be helpful for weight loss and other digestive issues, like acid reflux, irritable bowel, or stomach pain. This article offers suggestions on how to get the most out of your acupuncture treatments for digestive disorders. Pay attention to timing: Spring and summer are the best time to start a weight-loss

Being Healthy on a Budget

We all want to be healthy, but there are many barriers to taking the first step: not knowing how to make positive changes, being strapped for time, and trying to stick to a strict budget. This blog article will address the third issue. Ever since I switched my acupuncture practice in Worcester, MA to an

Acupuncture for Weight Loss

I am frequently asked if acupuncture can help with weight loss. The simple answer is this: acupuncture can help to support your chosen weight-loss regimen, which must include a healthy diet and moderate exercise to be successful.* For example, acupuncture can help to boost your metabolism by improving digestive function, give you more energy for

A Wide Range of Natural Health Options

Usually, I like to keep my blog posts focused on Chinese medicine. But when I do health research I come across a lot of great information about other natural therapies. Here are links to several articles that I’ve found interesting. Yoga: Yoga Eases Physical and Mental Menopause Symptoms (Reuters) Yoga Helps Survivors of Natural Disasters

The Many Benefits of Tai Chi

The five foundations of Traditional Chinese Medicine are acupuncture, herbal medicine, dietary therapy, tui-na massage, and internal exercise.  Internal exercise is the term given to tai chi and qi gong practice.  It describes coordinated, graceful movements which are performed with a meditative mindset, with the intent of improving health and balance in the body. While

Too Tired to Exercise?

We all know that exercise is good for us.  But what if you have a medical condition that keeps you from exercising?  People with persistent fatigue, cancer-related fatigue, the elderly, and those in chronic pain may feel that it is impossible to keep up with a regular exercise routine. But, according to researchers, that’s exactly

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