Posts Tagged ‘headache’

You’re Graduating? Congratulations! (You Must be Stressed)

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012 by Sharon Sherman

A cap-and-gown and pomp-and-circumstance can bring great excitement and usher in a new, change-filled and amazing phase in a graduate’s life. It can also bring endless job interviews, the reality of student loans and a move into either an apartment with a monthly rental bill or your parent’s basement. In short, it can mean STRESS. […]


Acupuncture for Migraine Relief: Get Rid of Headaches & Migraine

Thursday, June 9th, 2011 by Sharon Sherman

  Summer is almost here and the bright sunshine and longer days are a welcome treat. For some people, though, that bright light can trigger headaches or, worse, a migraine. For those people that suffer regular headaches or chronic migraines, the pain and discomfort can be debilitating. But, acupuncture has been shown to be an […]


Ligusticum (Chuan Xiong) Chinese Herb Benefits: Treat Seasonal Change Symptoms

Monday, October 25th, 2010 by Sharon Sherman

Ligusticum wallichii (chuan xiong) is a popular herb in Chinese medicine. It is known by many names, but often referred to by Chinese medicine practitioners in the US as “Sichuan lovage root.” While the root and rhizomes have therapeutic properties, ligusticum is also used to flavor food and add fragrance to cosmetics because of its warm […]


Acupuncture in the Treatment of Headache

Monday, June 29th, 2009 by Sharon Sherman

Acupuncture has long been endorsed by the National Institutes of Health as an effective treatment for chronic migraines and tension headaches. Recent studies conducted at Duke University show that acupuncture is even more effective than frequently prescribed medication for relief of tension headaches and migraines. Patients often report an increased feeling of well being in […]