For over 5000 years Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine has been a proven effective treatment for virtually all ailments. Just recently Western cultures are awakening to the idea of this traditional method of treatment. It’s been extensively used for athletes, warriors, soldiers, and kung fu masters of the past. In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) we look…

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In TCM (traditional Chinese medicine), all natural-based medicines are referred to as herbs, even when they don’t come from a plant source. There are some 10,000 herbs in the Chinese medical pharmacopeia which include everything from flowers to bugs and rocks, or which are categorized by their properties and disharmonies that they are helpful with.…

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Acupuncture Effects

Clinical studies presented by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have shown that acupuncture is an effective treatment for nausea caused by surgical anesthesia and cancer chemotherapy, as well as for dental pain after surgery. The NIH has also found that acupuncture is useful by itself, or in combination with conventional therapies, to treat addiction,…

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  “A pregnant woman carries with her the finest piece of jade. She should enjoy all things, look at fine pictures and be attended by handsome servants”.   – Advice from an ancient Chinese classic   3 Great Reasons to Get Acupuncture during Pregnancy 1.       It cures what ails you From nausea, to mild aches or…

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by Jennifer Ramos, R.Ac Baby, its cold outside… and it will be for the next 4 months or so! While most of us here in Squamish love to play outside in the snowy mountains this time of year, the COLD factor can sometimes get overwhelming. Trips to Mexico and sunny destinations are a nice way…

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