Tag Archives: thyroid

Treating Autoimmune Disease with the Integrated Model

The rates of autoimmunity have exploded worldwide. The number of known cases of autoimmunity in the United State is staggering. An autoimmune disease occurs when the body’s immune system attacks healthy tissue. The most common autoimmune disorders today include hypothyroidism, celiac disease, pernicious anemia, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

The majority of people with hypothyroidism have antibodies that

Continue reading

Share
Posted in Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Uncategorized | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment

Diagnosis and Treatment of Repetitive Stress Injuries with Acupuncture

From an Oriental medicine perspective, a repetitive stress injury is seen as a disruption of the flow of Qi and Blood (Xue) within the area and associated with cold, dampness or wind penetrating the muscles and sinews. Acupuncture points, stretching exercises, herbal remedies and nutritional supplements are chosen to treat accordingly.

In addition to reducing

Continue reading

Share
Posted in Acupuncture, Conditions, Pain Management, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Uncategorized | Also tagged , , , , , , , 1 Comment