Fight Back This Flu Season With Five Simple Tips

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Acupuncture | 0 comments

Fight Back This Flu Season With Five Simple Tips Sarah Norvilas, L.Ac.  No one wants to get sick. Between flu shots, home remedies, and over-the- counter  quick fixes, everyone seems to have their own idea of the best way to  ward off those bugs that keep us bed ridden. While some of the best home remedies work, and work well, there’s a science to keeping our bodies healthy. If you’re starting to feel run down it’s probably too late. Prevention starts when you’re feeling your best! Adding these five quick fixes into your wellness...

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To Cleanse Or Not To Cleanse, That Is The Question…

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Cleanse | 0 comments

It’s that time of year again! The weather is warming up and the sudden urge to emerge from our winter hibernation hits us.  We’ve put on a few pounds and we need to get ready for summer. The question that I’m being asked more and more frequently is, “What do you think about a cleanse?” To cleanse or not to cleanse? Let me start by making the general statement that I don’t believe that “cleansing” the body is a good idea for everyone or that one particular methodology is safer or more effective...

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The Acupuncture Facelift

Posted by on Feb 9, 2014 in Acupuncture | 0 comments

I’ve been getting a lot of calls lately from people interested in the recently hyped “Acupuncture Facelift.” Does it work? Is it really a facelift? How often do I need to come in? First things first, if your goal is to find a non-invasive therapy that can help you look 10 years younger this is probably not the alternative you’ve been searching for. While facial rejuvenation through acupuncture can absolutely decrease fine lines and wrinkles, increase muscle tone and even out areas of pigmentation, it is not a...

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Cryotherapy: Believe The Hype

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in Health and Wellness | 0 comments

It’s 9:30 on a Saturday morning and I’ve been invited to test out one of the newest forms of pain management for inflammatory conditions. At first it’s easy to mistake the experience for a day at the spa. Furry robe, check. Warm socks and slippers, check. Submerging yourself in a chamber where the internal temperatures reach as low as -240 degrees.  Wait…..what!? The technology is called Cryotherapy, and since its introduction in the United States four years ago, it is quickly becoming one of the most sought after...

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10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Health

Posted by on Jun 20, 2013 in Health and Wellness | 0 comments

Mind Green Body is quickly becoming one of my new favorite sites for interesting and cleverly delivered information on health, wellness and the basic human condition. Recently Dr. Lawrence Rosen published an article about 10 basic principles to health. These aren’t your everyday “eat this food” “take this supplement” suggestions.  But more or less, simple reminders of ways to unplug, recharge and live a happier, healthier life.  Definitely worth  a...

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SHAPE Magazine And The Support of Acupuncture

Posted by on May 21, 2012 in Acupuncture | 0 comments

SHAPE Magazine recently published an article that in a few brief paragraphs really managed to get to the heart of what we do.  For those of you new to acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, hopefully it can provide you a patient perspective on why preventative medicine is worth a...

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GMO’s And The Danger of Eating “Frankenfood”

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 in GMO, Organic | 0 comments

As the old adage goes, “You are what you eat.” People who consume a healthy diet balanced with ample fruits and veggies ultimately lead longer, healthier lives than those who are grabbing meals on the go. Most of us have seen Fast Food Nation and Super Size Me, the message was received loud and clear. What then, can we deduce of the rapidly growing trend of GMO foods in our supermarkets? If this phrase hasn’t made its way into your vocabulary yet, GMO Stands for genetically modified organism, and has become the latest trend...

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