Archive for the ‘Conditions’ Category

Anxiety Relief with Acupuncture

Saturday, September 30th, 2017 by Sharon Sherman

Summer has come to an end, and fall has arrived. We’ve all got quite a few last-minute plans that we’re still trying to squeeze in before the cold weather ushers in the slower paced life, even though the clock is quickly ticking down. Have to visit family? Want to take one last get-away before the […]

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Acupuncture For Sciatica Treatment: Facts & Benefits

Monday, December 12th, 2016 by Sharon Sherman

Sciatica refers to the wide range of symptoms that may result from a herniated disc, spinal compression, or bone spurs on the spine. In typical cases, a person will present with pain along the back of the leg and hip, usually on just one side of the body. This might be an aching, burning, tingling, […]

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Don’t Get Pins and Needles: Common Acupuncture Myths

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 by Sharon Sherman

As Westerners, it’s understandable that we approach acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatments with some skepticism and lots of questions. Better to answer the questions and debunk the myths than to let misconceptions steer us away from a highly effective healing system that has been used to preserve health and promote healing for thousands of years. […]

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Acupuncture for Seasonal Allergies: Treat & Prevent Spring Allergies Naturally

Monday, May 2nd, 2016 by Sharon Sherman

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and you – are you blowing your nose? Spring is the time of year for seasonal allergies. As nature starts to bloom and pollen is released into the air, allergy sufferers begin to get the itchy and watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose and sinus pressure that makes […]

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Treat Seasonal Allergy Symptoms with Chinese Medicine Naturally

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 by Sharon Sherman

After a long, bitterly cold winter, one of the best things to do is get outside and breathe in the sunshine. Unfortunately for many Philadelphians, the warmth of spring comes with a large helping of seasonal allergy symptoms, brought on by increased levels of dust and pollen in the air. According to the American College […]

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Acupuncture for Raynaud’s Disease: Eliminate Blockage & Increase Blood Flow

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 by Sharon Sherman

Raynaud’s is a serious disorder that prevents adequate blood flow from reaching the fingers, toes, ears, nose, and lips. About 5% of Americans have Raynaud’s, and its symptoms can be diagnosed as a disease, syndrome, or phenomenon, depending on its presentation and root cause. People with this disorder are prone to frequent vasospasms, or blood vessel […]

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Acupuncture for Insomnia: Helping by Promoting Good Sleep

Monday, August 5th, 2013 by Sharon Sherman

Acupuncture for Insomnia: Promoting Good Sleep through Chinese Medicine It’s summer. The days are looooong, and that is a great thing! But did you know that extended daylight hours can affect your sleep patterns and your ability to get a good, restful night of sleep? Additionally, there are so many other things that can affect […]

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Acupuncture for Hot Flashes & Menopausal Symptoms: Effective, Alternative Treatment

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 by Sharon Sherman

As women age – gracefully and with awe-inspiring beauty, of course! – two-out-of-three will experience sudden momentary sensations of heat, red, flushed faces and sweating. This is known as the “hot flash” that comes with menopause and it can also bring with it mood swings, rapid heart rate, chills and insomnia. The cause of hot […]

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7 Must Read Cancer Prevention Tips You Could Benefit From

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 by Sharon Sherman

On a daily basis, you may not think about your chances of getting cancer – and that’s probably a good thing for your mood. But, statistically speaking more than one million people get cancer in the U.S. every year and 1 out of every 2 men and 1 out of every 3 women will develop […]

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Battling Eating Disorders: How Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Can Help

Monday, June 3rd, 2013 by Sharon Sherman

Did you know that in ancient China, eating disorders were considered to be the result of a ghost or demon invading the body? While modern science and medicine have ruled out that root cause, treating an eating disorder is still very much a battle for each patient…one that can be long, arduous and require several […]

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