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Age of Anxiety

We as a society have survived many things.  In the recent past we survived the great depression, westward expansion, the cold era, the time of irrational exuberance, and now it would seem we are asked to survive the age of anxiety.  WE CAN DO THIS. When we feel anxious, it is because two simultaneous things…

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How Often Should I Come in for Wellness Treatments?

How often one should get a wellness treatment is a matter of individual preference and professional judgement. We can say, at least, getting a health maintenance acupuncture treatment four times a year — preferably around the turning of the seasons — is a valuable way to keep healthy, vibrant, and vital.  This is what has…

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How does the Acupuncturist choose the points to treat & cure?

The art and logic the practitioner uses to decide which acupuncture points (acu-points) to help a particular patient’s condition is very complex indeed. Acupuncture is a 5000 year old science, with centuries of empirical knowledge.   When treating a particular issue, a practitioner may treat at the site of the problem, or away from the site…

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I have terrible Allergies. What do you recommend?

There are two basic allergies we treat at Lotus Center: food allergies and airborne allergies.  Many clients come in with symptoms and we are able to successfully treat them in a way that brings harmony and balance to your system. Food allergies For non life-threatening allergies to food, there are wonderful herbal preparations to counter…

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Acupuncture or Chinese Herbal Medicine?

Practitioners of Oriental Medicine tend to develop specialties in either acupuncture or Chinese herbology but how do you know which is right for you?

Certain health problems are famously treated by acupuncture: physical pain, subtle energy issues, mind/body disconnect. Other problems are better cured by Chinese herbal medicine: infections, organic illnesses, infertility, gynecology, internal medicine, and, in my opinion, pediatrics.

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