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How to Use Essential Oils for Sleep…

Applying Essential oil to Acupuncture Points for Sleep: Sometimes I like to apply peppermint essential oil or lavender essential oil to the bottom of the feet on K-1 acupuncture point. Using a cotton ball or a cotton swab can avoid getting the oil into your eyes later! Trust me-this will not help you to sleep. […]

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3 DIY Pressure Points for Sleep…

3 DIY Acupuncture (AcuPressure) Points for Sleep… Massaging these three points before bed can help ease you into sleep. These are the same acupuncture points licensed acupuncturists may use if your main complaint is Insomnia.   Acupuncture Points to Massage for Sleep:   AnMian -This acupuncture point translates into “Peaceful Sleep”…   Location: behind the […]

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Vertigo and Migraine Headaches (Stay Calm and Call Your Acupuncturist)…

Vertigo or Migraine? …Stay Calm and Call Your Acupuncturist. Vertigo and Migraine headaches are treated with acupuncture. Some have migraine headaches, some have migraines with vertigo and some have only vertigo without headaches. Acupuncture can help treat all three.    How to Avoid Qi Deficiency Headaches   What if You Have a Migraine or Vertigo […]

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10 More Things Acupuncture Helps…

10 More Things Acupuncture Helps… Quit Smoking Balancing Hormones Digestive Issues Almost All Types of Pain Inflammation Headaches Neuropathy Carpal Tunnel Back Pain Bell’s Palsy (1/2 facial paralysis)   Written by Aleesha Ackerman, LAc Aleesha Ackerman is a certified and state licensed acupuncturist with a Master’s degree in acupuncture. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree from Hamline […]

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What is The Science Behind How Acupuncture Works?

How Does Acupuncture Work? What is the Science that Explains Acupuncture?… Well, As far as Pain and Depressive Disorders go, Here is What We Know… Acupuncture decreases pain by inciting the body to release specific endorphins which relieve pain, acupuncture increases Qi and blood (circulation) to the affected area and decreases inflammation in the body (inflammation […]