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Arwen Careaga
Television sports coverage is in full swing! Featuring prominently among the world’s top athletes are circular marks of various size and color, and news of this phenomenon is featuring prominently among acupuncture groups online! Cupping (the source of the markings) is an important part of an acupuncturist’s training, and we are very excited to see...
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We’ve had a few calls recently from people asking if we do ear stapling for weight loss or ear stapling for smoking cessation. I’d like to address that directly right now if I may, and then continue on in a more verbose fashion afterward, as is my custom. So to answer the question, “Do you...
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The period between seasons can be rough. During seasonal transitions, many of us become more susceptible to illness, including cold and flu. This handout is a list of suggestions that can help you and your family transition more smoothly from summer to fall and set yourself up for a healthy winter as well. Guiding Principles...
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Here is a list of things you can be awesome at: being a good friend, being the best at whatever your day job is, marriage and dating relationships, spirituality, keeping a home, parenting, caring for loved ones, automobile-maintenance. There are other things that could go on this list, I’m sure – feel free to add...
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For most of my life, not counting the past month, I have labored under the (mis-)understanding of what it means to “stand up straight.” “Don’t hunch your shoulders,” they’d say. (Hi Mom!) Over the years I’d read the occasional article suggesting that women carry poor posture because they are hesitant to push their chests out....
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Over this past week I’ve had several patients mention similar responses to treatment which I thought might be useful to some of you. In contrast to some medications which may lead to: Upset stomach Sensitivity to light Dry mouth Rectal Bleeding Inability to operate machinery WARNING! Acupuncture may cause: Ability to clean the entire house...
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For the first time since Blue Lotus Health & Acupuncture was born (3 years ago), Shifu Ramon and I took a vacation and the most incredible thing happened: the clinics kept running. It may seem like a simple thing, but I find myself having returned home incredibly thankful. I am thankful for Jenny and Fawn who...
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Recently, news broke that a sequel and spin-off of the 1980’s-90’s show Full House is in the works. Because I am of a certain age, many of my friends were very excited about this and posted the news to Facebook. Now, as many of you know (because I am too excited to stop talking about it!), I...
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I knew better. At the end of my last article, I wasn’t feeling very well, and here’s the reason: not enough qi to support a cleanse. Now, there are three reliable ways you can know the symptoms of qi deficiency in the middle jiao (refers to the function of digestion which allows us to break...
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Part I Captain’s Log. Stardate 11503.15 The energy of spring is upon us. Commonly at this time of year, reports arise from patients having the urge or inclination to start “a cleanse.” Having no experience with cleanses myself, I decide to embark upon a voyage of my own – to boldly go where I have...
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