Entries by Margaret

Acupuncture for Seasonal Affective Disorder

Acupuncture can help Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).  This is the type of depression that happens at the same time each year, usually in the fall and winter. Doctors attribute seasonal depression to less sunlight. Now that we are turning the clocks back, there will seem like even less daylight as the sun will go down […]

Acupuncture for Colds and Flu

Cold and flu season is upon us. Are you ready? Although flu is only sporadic in Chester County PA right now, it will become widespread as the weather turns colder.  This year it is predicted that there will be 1 billion colds and 95 million cases of the flu in U.S. Besides the obvious measures […]

Acupuncture for Stress Relief

Got stress? Maybe you’ve got ‘Spring Fever’. Acupuncture is the best kept secret for stress relief! Many of my acupuncture patients are reporting increased irritability, anxiety, and PMS with the onset of spring. Some are feeling unusually tired. People with allergies, TMJ, tension headaches, migraines, and vertigo also tend to notice a flare-up this time […]

Carpal Tunnel Relief with Acupuncture

In a 2009 study  acupuncture was shown to be “as effective as short-term low-dose prednisolone [prednisone] for mild-to-moderate CTS. [Carpal Tunnel Syndrome] For those who do have an intolerance or contraindication for oral steroid or for those who do not opt for early surgery, acupuncture treatment provides an alternative choice.”

Weight Loss With Acupuncture

Weight loss is more successful with acupuncture. Obesity is rampant in our country and seems to be on the rise. Acupuncture for weight loss is proven successful in research studies. Acupuncture Weight Loss Research Research on acupuncture and weight loss show positive benefits for people with obesity. Most studies focus on auricular acupuncture tiny needles […]