Posts Tagged ‘depression’

The Holidays are Here. Don’t let this be you.

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 by Sharon Sherman

With the year winding down, the holiday season has us doing anything but. We’re programmed to spend the next few weeks running around, shopping, wrapping, decorating, cooking, meeting end of year deadlines at work, planning and attending gatherings – leaving our carefully planned routines behind to celebrate the season with friends and family. In December […]

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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. […]

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Holiday Stress and Acupuncture

Monday, November 28th, 2011 by Sharon Sherman

Let’s face it, while they are indeed “merry & bright”, the holidays can also be a stressful time of the year. Big spending, big eating and big chunks of time with family, work colleagues and friends can be a volatile mix and can wreak havoc on your ability to keep cool, calm and collected. With […]

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Acupuncture For Breast Cancer Treatment: Reduce Side Effects from Chemotherapy

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011 by Sharon Sherman

As you all probably know, October is breast cancer awareness month. What you may not know is that according to the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) latest statistics, Pennsylvania women have a slightly higher chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer than the U.S. average and more than 1,100 Philadelphia women are diagnosed with the disease […]

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Acupuncture for Treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Saturday, October 9th, 2010 by Sharon Sherman

Acupuncture Among New Alternative Therapies Being Used Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent personal assaults, natural or human-caused disasters, accidents, or military combat. U.S. service men and women are experiencing PTSD at unprecedented […]

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How to Combat the Holiday Blues with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Sunday, December 13th, 2009 by Sharon Sherman

While the holidays are depicted in movies as a time of idyllic serenity and joy, we have all felt the realities of holiday stress.  Financial concerns, gift giving, busy schedules, family obligations, weight gain and lack of exercise all play into the “holiday cheer”.  These pressures can affect us physically, emotionally and spiritually often leading […]

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