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Acupuncture and Gout

Thursday, May 30th, 2019
Gout

Gout is the most painful form of inflammatory arthritis, caused by needle-like crystals of uric acid collecting in the joints, swelling them up so painfully that at first you might think you’ve broken a bone.

High levels of uric acid in the bloodstream almost always points to damage within the kidneys, making it difRead More....

Red Ribbon Week

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Red Ribbon Week is an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug prevention and awareness campaign that takes place annually in the last week of October.

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When addressing our health, all health care providers are advocatesRead More....

Auricular Acupuncture for Addiction

Friday, February 24th, 2017

Acupuncture is becoming a complementary treatment in addiction recovery programs. Auricular or ear acupuncture is a popular form of this treatment that involves shallow insertion of a thin needle at various points on the skin of the external ear to help ease withdrawal symptoms and reduce cravings.

Acupuncture treatments are thought to reduce the positive reinforcement properties of drugs by decreasing the amount of dopamine released when the drug is used. Without the surge of dopaRead More....