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Alternative Health – Looking back at an old way of life

Alternative health options can include everything from natural herbs used to treat sunburn to the use of acupuncture to control unbearable pain. It has existed for thousands of years in one form or another and its beginnings are generally attributed to the Chinese. Traditional Chinese medicine states that the human body and the environment are closely related and when the body’s rhythms are disturbed, treatment and eventual prevention of the environment can come. Herbs and other plants […]

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How Acupuncture Has Been Used for Pain Management

People who suffer from chronic pain can sometimes benefit from the ancient practice of acupuncture. The Chinese have used this form of treatment for centuries, but western medicine is just getting around to recognizing it as a viable tool to treat pain. Rather than treating pain with mind-altering drugs, results have shown that the techniques used in acupuncture have a higher degree of success when administered properly. It works by targeting certain trigger points of pain. By […]

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