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15 Ways to Incorporate Acupuncture Into Your Life in 2015

We must slow down in order to listen to what our bodies really need. When we slow down, we begin to notice things that we didn't see before.<p>What are your hopes for this year? Want to feel healthier? Eat better? Get in shape? Try new things? Have better relationships? Me too! And I'm planning on …

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New tattoos found on Otzi the Iceman support prehistoric acupuncture theory

Otzi the Iceman had a total of 61 tattoos during his life 5,300 years ago, new scans have revealed, supporting the theory they served as a very early …

MRI Reveals Acupuncture Modulates Brain Activity

MRI studies reveal the neurological mechanisms of acupuncture on human health. Research published in <i>Autonomic Neuroscience</i> demonstrates that …

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Fix Your Health Problems

If you're struggling with one of the following ailments, you might consider going under the needle<p>For weeks, Nathan Suver had a serious pain in the neck. It was a recurring problem, related to a back injury, and nothing made it go away. Until, that is, his doctor jabbed him with pins. "He did it as …

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Jennifer Aniston, Charlize Theron and Patrick Dempsey have all turned to acupuncture for their beloved pets. But the Eastern-influenced practice isn’t just for A-listers: Veterinarians say everyday pet owners are turning to pet acupuncture – and the results are often dramatic.<p>“My dog would not be …

Brain MRI Shows Acupuncture Relieves Migraines

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) reveals that acupuncture prevents and relieves migraines by restoring normal brain functions. MRI results …

Why You Should Ditch Your Dermatologist for Acupuncture

This story originally appeared on POPSUGAR. For more stories like this, visit popsugar.com.<p>I suffered from debilitating migraines for years, and …

Acupuncture for high blood pressure

Since times immemorial, Acupuncture is a unique treatment for reducing high blood pressure in human beings. High blood pressure refers to a situation where blood starts exerting pressure against the walls of arteries, veins and also the chambers of the heart. Over a specified time period, this …

Rats help scientists get closer to solving the mystery of acupuncture

Study finds that form of therapy which uses electric current blunted activity in rats’ hormonal pathway linked to stress, chronic pain and mood<p>A biological mechanism explaining part of the mystery of acupuncture has been pinpointed by scientists studying rats.<p>Stimulation with electroacupuncture – a …

This May Be How Acupuncture Tamps Down Stress

Acupuncture may work by targeting the same pathways that stress travels along, according to a new study in rats from Georgetown University Medical …

Insomnia Vanquished With Acupuncture And Herbs

Researchers document that acupuncture and herbs are effective in the relief of insomnia. In a recent finding, investigators have discovered that …

Acupuncture for Weight Loss

In Oriental medicine the root of excess weight is an imbalance within the body caused by malfunctioning of the spleen and liver organ systems. …

Put Down The Chill Pills: Acupuncture De-Stresses You As Well As Drugs

Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) found that acupuncture calms stress in rats using similar mechanisms to anti-depressant …

Why Every Busy Woman Should Try Acupuncture

Girl on the Go shares her first experience with acupuncture<p>When I found out my new health insurance covered twenty-five sessions of acupuncture …

Acupuncture may help lower high blood pressure

By Linda Searing<p>Hypertension<p>Acupuncture may help lower high blood pressure<p><b>THE QUESTION</b> Blood-pressure-lowering drugs and a healthy lifestyle — good diet, exercise, an appropriate weight and stress management — are the go-to treatments for hypertension. Might acupuncture be a valid option, too?<p><b>THIS</b> …

DIY Candy Land: 20 Homemade Candy Recipes

‘Round these parts, we’re pretty keen on candy. Cotton candy, Halloween candy, candy canes, candy corn. All the candy. Here we’ve rounded up 20 of the best DIY candy hacks for you make at home. Welcome to Candy Land.<p>1. Pomegranate Gumpdrops: The gumdrop has an old world way about it, and this …

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Printable Christmas gift tags

The astoundingly productive Helen Dardik has posted another freebie for us: printable holiday gift tags. Featuring her delightful illustrations, …

Paper Medallions Made from Foil Gift Wrap

Can you believe it is almost time to celebrate 2014? One of my favorite decorations for my New Year’s Eve parties are these super simple paper …

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Transferring Type and Logos to a Chalkboard Wall - Sugar and Charm - sweet recipes - entertaining tips - lifestyle inspiration

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I painted one wall in my dining room with chalkboard paint. I was hesitant at first, but then decided to do …

Escape from Life into a Private Movie Theater - Technabob

Life getting to be too much for you? Get away from everyone and everything by escaping into this DIY personal movie theater. It’s like a trip to the …

Bombs Away! 10 DIY Bath Bombs

If you’ve spent all holiday break mastering the art of homemade bath salts, then hold tight: there’s more fizz on the way with these 10 DIY bath bomb recipes. That’s right, you don’t just have to ogle them on the counters of Lush any longer, with just a handful of ingredients—baking soda and citric …

Nesting: Mismatched Cloth Napkins

So, you probably already knew this but… matching isn't really my thing. I love patterns. Too many patterns. Give me all of the patterns, I say!<p>We …

DIY Book Headboard • Design Every Day

The new apartment was still feeling a little empty and un-lived in so Simon and I set about on this fun little project! It took as about 4 days to …

Pretty Lace Flower Pots

Hi there! Here's a quick little project we whipped up in our studio today. We've been doing a little decorating and these lace covered pots look so …

DIY board and batten

Thank you for waiting for this post. I know some of you have been patiently waiting for the “JustaGirl” version of this. I will say that after …

Hand Painted Linen Kitchen Towels & Napkins - Easy DIY Project

In my kitchen, each season I change out accents to make the otherwise neutral room feel more like that particular time of year. Little touches like …

DIY: Handmade Clay Pots - Say Yes

<i>This post is contributed by Claire of Fellow Fellow. See more of her beautiful work here.</i><p>With Mother’s Day coming up in a couple weeks, these …

Woven Rug DIY

Beautiful rugs aren't hard to find, but sometimes they're just not exactly what you're looking for. Or maybe the one you really love is just not in …