Dry Skin? Try These Natural Health Treatments

Natural Health Treatments for Dry Skin

Natural health treatments for dry skin

Is Your Skin Trying To Tell You Something?

When your skin is dry, chapped or cracking, your body is talking to you. Are you listening? Dry skin can range from mild to severe, slightly uncomfortable to very painful. So, what should you do? Watch today’s video for simple things you can do to fix that dry skin from the inside out.

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COVID-19 Symptoms Treated by Acupuncture Offered in Beaverton Area

Acupuncture and COVID Long-Haulers

Acupuncture for COVID-19 symptoms.

Pt. 1: 5 Element Acupuncture basis for diagnosis and treatment.

The long-tail symptoms of Covid involve multiple organs and physiological systems. Western medicine is struggling to understand this sequela, its disruption to full recovery and how best to treat it.

Worsley 5 Element Acupuncture, with its assessment focus on finding the root cause of illness, namely the causative factor, may offer a lens through which any acupuncture health care provider can understand the long-tail symptoms for any one patient and target their treatment. Case reports suggest the sequelae of symptoms that persist is linked to your causative factor. Treatment results point to 5 Element Acupuncture as an effective assessment and treatment intervention in long-Covid recovery.

Biomedicine: The Lasting Health Effects of COVID

Estimates are that “approximately 30% of people who’ve had COVID-19 experience prolonged symptoms.”1 These are wide ranging from lung damage and breathing problems, to heart, immune system and brain dysfunction. Often reported are weakness on exertion, tachycardia, blood pressure variability, brain fog, dizziness, headaches, muscle pain and insomnia.

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Natural & Healthy Root Vegetable Chips

The BEST Natural Root Vegetable Chips

healthy natural root vegetable chips

You may have noticed that many brands of vegetable chips, even those sold in health food stores, contain “not so healthy” oils, as well as preservatives. Choose your favorite combination of vegetables and try making your own.

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Acupuncture for Our Seniors Act Introduced

Beaverton Acupuncturists Could be Medicare Providers

senior acupuncture Beaverton Oregon
On July 29, 2021, U.S. Representative Judy Chu (D-Calif.) introduced H.R. 4803, the Acupuncture for Our Seniors Act. H.R. 4803 would instruct the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to recognize qualified acupuncturists as Medicare providers. Medicare recognition would align Medicare policy with acupuncturists’ independent service-delivery model by enabling eligible acupuncturists to provide covered services to Medicare beneficiaries without supervision. This alignment would also authorize acupuncturists to directly bill Medicare for services they provide.

CMS has the authority to recognize specific services, but must receive instruction from Congress to recognize a provider group. Obtaining Medicare provider status requires legislation to amend the Social Security Act, which authorizes the Medicare program. H.R. 4803 is the first step to achieving this recognition and advancing the profession.

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If you would like to know how acupuncture can help Seniors, contact our Beaverton area office.

How Natural Magnesium Can Help Your Health

These Symptoms Show That You’re Low In Magnesium

Natural magnesium for your health.

An amazing 50% of people are low in magnesium! This mineral is so important in our bodies that being low can cause a LOT of different symptoms that you may be having. Watch today’s video and see if you are experiencing any of the symptoms of being low in magnesium, and then try our refreshing magnesium power drink!

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A Life-Saving Benefit of Acupuncture

Acupuncture Treatment for Depression Symptoms

Depression is associated with cardiovascular disease via both lifestyle and physiological mechanisms. Depression makes one more likely to eat poorly, stop exercising, suffer sleep irregularities, etc.; and has been shown to elevate heart rate and blood pressure, reduce blood flow to the heart, and increase cortisol production.

New research suggests acupuncture use is associated with a lower risk of coronary heart disease (CHD; the most common form of cardiovascular disease) in depressed patients. The study by Chia-Yu Huang, et al. (for full text, click here), found that patients diagnosed with depression who received acupuncture experienced a significantly lower rate of CHD than depressed patients who did not receive acupuncture. These findings were independent of age, sex, comorbidities and medication use.

The study involved more than 43,000 patients, identified through the Taiwanese National Health Insurance Research Database, and divided into an acupuncture group and a non-acupuncture group for comparison based on a review of insurance claims records. TCM services are reimbursed through National Health Insurance, which covers more than 99 percent of the Taiwanese population, according to the study authors.

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If you have depression or know someone who does, make an appointment to learn more about how acupuncture can help with depression at our Beaverton area office.

Natural Health Changes Help for Depression

Non-Drug Help For Portland Depression Clients

Natural health changes to help depression.

Depression isn’t always just “feeling down” because of circumstantial situations. For some people, depression can be chronic… a constant struggle year after year. For Tori, depression began as a child. The medications prescribed for her were not very helpful and, in some cases, made her feel drugged. Eventually, she began looking toward wellness and a natural approach for hope.

This is Tori’s Story on how an altered diet and a few key supplements changed her life.

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Calming the Mind: Three-Point Combinations for Anxiety and Insomnia

Acupuncture to Help Anxiety & Insomnia

acupuncture treatment for anxiety in Beaverton area

Anxiety and insomnia are extremely common patient presentations encountered in the clinic – undoubtedly even more so in today’s challenging times. Often these patients are also apprehensive or sensitive to needling sensation; or blatantly afraid of acupuncture needles in general.

Let’s discuss three of my favorite acupoint prescriptions that offer a minimalist approach for patients suffering from general anxiety and insomnia. These prescriptions use only three points apiece, yet provide highly effective results, allowing apprehensive patients to experience the benefits of acupuncture with minimal invasiveness.

Point Prescription #1

Benshen (GB 13) + Shenting (DU 24) + Sishentong (EX-HN 1)

This is perhaps my favorite point prescription for anxiety and insomnia in all patients; however, this three-point formula is particularly applicable for patients who are anxious about using acupuncture points on the hands or feet. All points are located on the scalp, and work quickly and effectively to calm the mind in cases of anxiety and insomnia. It is extremely effective for patients who suffer from anxiety / insomnia and/or chronic headaches, chronic nasal allergies, poor memory, poor concentration, mild to moderate depression, tense shoulders, and visual fatigue / eye strain due to daily work with computer screens.

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Acupuncture: A Great Choice Prior to Surgery

Acupuncture Help Before Surgery

acupuncture treatment for surgery preop

Medication, including opioids, is commonly prescribed following surgery; and many veterans deal with chronic pain with opioids, independent of surgery. Exciting new research suggests veteran surgical candidates who receive acupuncture prior to their procedure experience less postsurgical pain and are less likely to require opioids – a win-win for both veterans and the acupuncture profession.

Study findings presented at the annual meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), and subsequently detailed in an ASA press release, detailed the encouraging results involving more than 100 veterans randomly assigned to one of two groups prior to surgery.

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Try This Natural Health Approach to Sinus Infections

Sinusitis Natural Health Treatments!

Natural health options for sinus infections.
Multiple studies have shown that sinus infections can be more serious than we think. This all-natural remedy easily cleared this case of sinusitis. Here’s some relief for those of you who suffer with chronic sinus issues.

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