More about B12 shots and why you may need them

Simply put, Vitamin B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body’s nervous system and blood healthy. B12 helps make DNA, the genetic material in all cells. B12 is also essential in the production of serotonin, dopamine, and melatonin (those fancy neurotransmitters that keep us happy and help us sleep). Vitamin B12 is found in […]

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Insomnia

Insomnia is one of the most common and troublesome health complaints that we hear at Community Acupuncture of Longwood. For most people, a lack of sleep leads to elevated stress levels, anxiety, anger management issues, concentration difficulties, and a whole host of other issues. Insomnia is caused by the nervous system being over-stimulated. With acupuncture, […]

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Micro-current Point Stimulation

Micro-current Point Stimulation (MPS) can be used for alleviating a wide variety of health concerns. Every cell of the body has its own electric impulses. Due to abnormal conditions or injury, the bio-electric frequency of the cell is disturbed. MPS applies a low DC electrical current that the tissues recognize as healing and repairing. This action permits […]

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Scar Therapy

Scar Therapy- Using Micro-current Point Stimulation (MPS), scar tissue can be released painlessly. Scar tissue can cause adhesion and therefore pain. MPS changes the polarity of the scar from positive to negative allowing the tissue to relax, returning blood circulation and nerve regeneration to the affected area. Good effects on Abdomen, Shoulders, and Knees. If […]

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B12 Helps Prevent Strokes and Heart Attacks

Homocysteine (HCY) is an amino acid that the body generates, as a byproduct of consuming meat; elevated blood levels of homocysteine (HCY) (>10 micromoles/liter) may be associated with atherosclerosis, increased risk of cardiovascular disease, strokes, and incomplete blood clot formation; vitamin B12 and folic acid breakdown homocysteine in the body; an insufficient intake of these […]

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Stop a Headache with Acupressure

Headaches are probably the number one reason most people seek an acupuncturist. There are many different causes for this type of pain including stress and tension, food and environmental allergies, sinus inflammation, low blood sugar, hormonal imbalance, high blood pressure, constipation, among others. According to Chinese theory, a headache can be the result of an […]

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Adrenal Fatigue

How to Combat Adrenal Fatigue The solutions for combating adrenal fatigue are simple—however, actually integrating them into your life can be challenging. First and foremost, reduce and learn to manage stress. High stress levels are a major contributor to the epidemic of adrenal fatigue. Adequate sleep is another key ingredient for resolving adrenal fatigue. Sleep […]

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Can Acupuncture Help?

The most common question I hear is ‘Can acupuncture help with_____?’ My short answer is replying that if there is a pill for it, more than likely acupuncture will be helpful and oftentimes a substitute for medication. I encourage people to do their own research. For example, a reliable source of information on this topic […]

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Six Signs Acupuncture Is Working

  Six Signs That Acupuncture Is Working Acupuncture is typically not a one-shot deal. It works cumulatively, meaning one treatment builds on the next.  Adopting a long-term, cumulative perspective can be confusing and frustrating. But don’t give up! Here are six indications that acupuncture is taking effect—even if your primary symptoms have not yet resolved. […]

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Veterans at Community Acupuncture

Just spent a fabulous weekend in Sarasota at a workshop for Community Acupuncture Clinics. It was so valuable. I will be making some changes to serve the community even better. What a precious group of acupuncturists I met. Everyone caring and sharing. If you know someone who could benefit from acupuncture (everyone) tell them they […]

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