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April is National Stress Awareness Month

April 17, 2012 in Blog Posts, General Wellness by Jerrell

Take time to unwind…It’s healthy to relax, renew, and rejuvenate.  Stress happens. Sometimes it’s unavoidable, at times it’s unbearable. That’s why taking time for yourself is a necessity. Stress does not merely afflict your mind; it can also affect you on a cellular level. In fact, long-term stress can lead to a wide range of illnesses – from headaches to stomach disorders to depression – and can even increase the risk of serious conditions like stroke and heart disease. Understanding the mind/stress/health connection can help you better manage stress and improve […]

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Top 5 Acupuncture Myths

March 23, 2012 in Alternative Medicine, Blog Posts by Jerrell

“Without health, there is no point. To anything.”  –  Everett Mámor In recent years acupuncture has enjoyed a tremendous surge in popularity and acceptance. Just the other day, my mother called to tell me “Oprah’s talking about acupuncture on her show today!” Despite Oprah’s coverage, the questions I hear over and over again about acupuncture tell me that what I do for a living is still not well-understood by everyone. When I was asked to write an article for a local newspaper about acupuncture, I decided that busting common myths […]