well-being

Managing Headache Pain

Headaches occur for many reasons and there are different types of headaches.  some of the most common reasons for headaches can include things like sleep deprivation, eye strain, stress, and continual exposure to loud noises.

Headaches can be classified in to several different categories.  You may have even experienced one of the 3 very common […]

April is Stress Awareness Month. How Aware of Your Stress Level Are You?

Stress Awareness Month began in 1992.  Every April since, Stress Awareness Month has been recognized.  The purpose for Stress Awareness month is to raise awareness, help others to recognize the signs, understand the dangers, explore treatments and learn to manage stress.

Recognizing the Signs of Stress
Many times, people experience stress and don’t even realize it […]

Acupuncture Awareness Week 2017

Acupuncture Awareness week takes place March 6 – March 12, 2017.  The entire purpose of acupuncture week is to highlight the benefits of acupuncture, how it works and who can benefit from the treatment of acupuncture.

The Benefits
Acupuncture is an all natural, safe, non-pharmaceutical solution for many conditions and ailments people may suffer from.  Many […]

Understanding Chronic Pain and Success Strategies To Help Promote Relief

A staggering 100 million Americans or 1 in 5 people suffer from chronic pain on a daily basis!  
Understanding and Defining Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is defined as pain lasting longer than 3 months and pain which does not respond to treatment.  The pain can be caused from various different issues such as: arthritis, sprains, […]

9 of the Most Powerful Life Changing Gifts YOU Can Give Yourself This Holiday Season!

9 of the Most Powerful Life Changing Gifts YOU Can Give Yourself This Holiday Season!
How often do you really celebrate you?  This year, create a new tradition that is all about YOU!  Many people have a hard time celebrating themselves and giving themselves gifts.  This year, understand that giving to yourself is the best […]

How Acupuncture Can Help with Breast Cancer Symptoms

October 1 officially marked the start of an annual campaign used to create awareness about breast cancer.  This annual campaign runs the entire month of October and features many events and activities used to raise awareness about:

Early detection
Warning signs
Fundraisers
Treatments
Scientific advancements
Support

Cancer treatments can be extremely harsh and the side effects can be unbearable.  Some have […]

Essential Oil Basics

 

Essential oils are natural oils that are extracted from plants by steam distillation, through manual expression or though solvent extraction.

Each essential oil contains aroma compounds or the characteristic fragrance of the plant they were extracted from.

Most of the essential oils extracted from plants are high in antibacterial, anti fungal and antiviral properties.  These properties […]