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Crush LDL Cholesterol

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people who suffer from high LDL cholesterol are twice as likely to develop heart disease – the number one cause of death in both men and women (source). High levels of LDL cholesterol is a serious health condition that affects approximately 7.1 million adults in Australia. (1 out 3). But an ancient Chinese herb is turning heads in the medical community due to its surprisingly powerful effects on cholesterol levels. Good vs Bad Cholesterol: What’s The Difference? Before we reveal this powerful herb, let’s first discuss the different types of cholesterol. There are two types of cholesterol: HDL (the good variety), and LDL (the bad variety). LDL cholesterol is categorized…

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Boost Immune System by Acupuncture

Although they are invisible to the naked eye, we are exposed to millions upon millions of germs. Bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa are found on nearly every surface,  including doorknobs, furniture, office supplies, phones, remote controls, and even the food we eat. Thankfully, most of these germs are harmless and pose no direct threat to our health, but others aim to cause infection and illness. However, you can quickguard yourself against these foreign invaders by utilising the Lu 7 and St 36 acupuncture points. Lu 7 to Boost Immune System The Lu 7 (also known as the Lieque 7 or Lung 7) is an acupuncture point commonly used to treat human infections while subsequently boosting the immune system. To locate it,…

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Acupuncture effective for headaches

Acupuncture is useful for the treatment of tension headaches, according to a Cochrane review. Acupuncture was also useful for migraine prophylaxis — however, sham acupuncture had the same effect. The review found patients with frequent episodic or chronic tension headaches responded better to acupuncture than primary care for many headache days and pain intensity. Of patients who received acupuncture, 47% reported at least a halving in the number of headache days. This compared with 16% of patients receiving primary care.   Migraine patients treated with acupuncture were found to have a higher response rate and fewer migraines after 3-4 months than those with no prophylactic treatment or with routine care only. “True” acupuncture for tension headaches was found to have…

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Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture involves the placement of thin sterilized needles to stimulate various acupoints throughout the body. The stimulation of these areas is believed to correct imbalances and blockages in the body by promoting the healthy flow of energy (known as qi – pronounced CHEE). The thought of having half a dozen or more tiny needles sticking into your skin when you’re pregnant might sound frightening. However, it’s actually a quick, painless, straightforward procedure that can treat a number of adverse symptoms associated with pregnancy. #1) Reduces Pelvic Pain Pelvic pain is one of the most common symptoms reported by pregnant women. As the womb grows to accommodate the mother’s unborn baby, ligaments are stretched beyond their normal range of motion. This…

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Asthma Treatment By Acupuncture

Here at City Acupuncture Pain Clinic, our goal is to provide quick and helpful treatments for chronic asthma without the problematic side effects of medications. Acupuncture is effective for all ages including children, teenagers, adults, and the elderly.

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Adelaide, SA 5000
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