Posts Tagged ‘fatigue’

Cosmetic and Facial Acupuncture: An Effective Anti-Aging Solution

Sunday, August 5th, 2012 by Sharon Sherman

I see a lot of patients in my practice that are battling serious diseases – cancer, heart failure, diabetes – or very painful injuries – torn ligaments, back pain. These patients have found that acupuncture can help relieve pain, ease symptoms and strengthen their body to better fight the disease or condition. But, it should […]


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. […]


Ahhhh-choo! Acupuncture and Seasonal Allergies

Friday, April 20th, 2012 by Sharon Sherman

Ahhh…daffodils, robins and budding trees. It’s spring! We must rejoice…right? Well, most of us will happily greet this warming up and greening of our surroundings, however for the 35 million Americans that suffer from seasonal allergy symptoms like sneezing, runny nose and dry or itchy eyes, the welcome is far more reluctant. And, this year, […]


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 […]


Acupuncture for Immune System Disorders: Boost Your Immune System Naturally

Thursday, March 31st, 2011 by Sharon Sherman

As you may know, acupuncture has been used for more than 2,000 years – and over a decade here at Empirical Point in Philadelphia. As our medical understanding of acupuncture’s benefits continues to grow, it is increasingly employed to treat common ailments, like stress, pain,and – perhaps most promisingly – immune system disorders. When you think of […]


Treatment of Insomnia with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 by Sharon Sherman

Some 32 million Americans suffer from insomnia. Insomnia is defined as compromised sleep followed by fatigue and other symptoms during the day. These include lethargy, difficulty concentrating, irritability and – as symptoms accumulate – depression and other debilitating syndromes. Poor sleep is more than a nuisance; it can contribute to serious illness.  A study conducted […]