If you’ve ever been to an acupuncture clinic, chances are your acupuncturist felt the pulse on your wrist as part of their exam. In Western medicine, your doctor or nurse feels your pulse to determine it’s rate. However, in Chinese medicine, pulse diagnosis is far more complicated.
In Chinese medicine, the quality of your . . . → Read More: Why Your Acupuncturist Feels Your Pulse
You’re ready to give acupuncture a try and want to find out a little more about what’s involved. One of the most frequent questions first-timers ask is how many treatments it will take to get better.
This is a good question. It’s a fair question, and you deserve an answer. Unfortunately any practitioner who gives . . . → Read More: How Many Acupuncture Treatments Will I Need?
If you have ever suffered from dizziness, you know how profoundly it can affect your life. Whether from Meniere’s disease, auditory nerve damage, high or low blood pressure, or an inner ear infection, severe dizziness can leave you pinned to one spot due to a fear of falling or aggravating your symptoms.
While a . . . → Read More: Acupuncture for Dizziness
A few years ago, I was walking with a friend around one of the city lakes that has made Minneapolis famous. My friend was from out of town and during our walk, he lit up a cigarette. We kept walking and talking, but very shortly after lighting up, my friend put out his cigarette . . . → Read More: Quit Smoking with Acupuncture