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Arwen Careaga
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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One of the most common questions I get is, “Can acupuncture help with back pain?” The answer is a resounding yes! Whatever the cause, or length of time you’ve had the pain, however much it hurts, whatever the location, the vast majority of Blue Lotus patients with back pain get relief and often resolution with...
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It’s a busy world we’re living in. Along with personal goals and concerns, the internet and all forms of media stay busy telling us what we’re doing wrong. Eat eggs. Don’t eat eggs. (Eat eggs.) Run. Don’t run. You’re not spending enough time with people; you’re life is under-“hacked.” There is always something we could...
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Sometimes, if I am in a very good mood, I am able to ask myself the following question in the face of adversity: what is the lesson here?  As I write this, Lexington and much of Kentucky is covered in snow. Today is the third day of being, essentially, impeded – many establishments are closed and...
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