Vitamin D Deficiency and COVID-19   What’s the deal with vitamin D and COVID?…   Countries have found their sickest people with COVID-19 also have tested deficient in vitamin d. Countries with the highest death rates from COVID-19 also reported highest rates of vitamin d Deficiency. This is no surprise, as Vitamin D is crucial […]

What are Signs of Vitamin D Deficiency?… Depression  Fatigue Bone Loss Hair Loss Frequent Illnesses Slow Healing Wounds The above Signs/ Symptoms may or may not be from deficient vitamin D in your body.  However, most of the population, especially here in Minnesota (far from the equator) need to supplement with Vitamin D. “D” for […]

Who is Prone to Vitamin D Deficiency? Age Obese Medications Osteoporosis Kidney/ Liver Disease Darker skin pigmentation Gastrointestinal Surgeries (i.e., gastro bypass) Are  you in a population that is prone to having a vitamin d deficiency? As we get older, we tend to have more difficulty with absorbing vitamins and minerals so naturally there is […]

What is the Science behind How Acupuncture Helps Pain and Depression?   Fight or Flight vs. Rest & Digest Acupuncture increases circulation Acupuncture lowers inflammation Acupuncture releases endorphins (feel-good hormones)   I get this question often from friends, family and patients: How does Acupuncture relieve?… Pain Anxiety Depression   Well, I will tell You How… […]

Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture is available in Anoka at Aleesha D Acupuncture. Aleesha Ackerman, Lac is a licensed acupuncturist who has received Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture training! Erase fine lines and diminish deep wrinkles in Anoka.   Aleesha Ackerman is board certified by the state of Minnesota and nationally certified in Acupuncture. She learned the […]