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What is Acupuncture

benefits of acupunctureWith the ever growing popularity of alternative therapies there are now literally millions of people all around the world that indulge in the art of acupuncture each and every day. There are many reasons why this alternative therapy which came from the Chinese is so highly revered, and that is that it actually has been found to work! Here are some of the reasons why acupuncture is so greatly loved throughout the entire world:

The Mystery Behind It

One of the many reasons so many people look upon acupuncture therapy as such a great and revolutionary therapy is because of its mystery. Just the idea that ancient civilizations in the Far East used this type of therapy to cure illnesses is hard to fathom yet somewhat mysterious...

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Acupuncture for Dogs

Acupuncture for Dogs

It may surprise you to know that vets have been offering dogs acupuncture since the 1970′s! As peoples acceptance of alternative medicine has increased, so has the take up in the number of people actually turning to this method to heal their canine friends.

Several breeds of dog suffer from hip dysplasia, and acupuncture has been used effectively to ease this condition. Other conditions regularly treated are arthritis, asthma and diarrhoea.

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What is Reflexology

What is Reflexology

Reflexology can best be described as the practice of applying pressure to the feet and hands using thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oils, creams, or lotions. The human body is based on a system of zones, that reflects an image of the body on the feet and hands which in turn effects the physical changes made in the body

Reflexologists use reflexology to restore the equilibrium balance of the body by means of the foot or hand and for some this is seen as a rather strange phenomenon. Many people have tried reflexology to address specific medical problems with overwhelmingly successful results. Did you know you can also now buy reflexology sandals ? How weird is that?

The pressure sensors in the feet and hands are all connected to various parts of the b...

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Acupuncture for Migraines

Acupuncture for Migraines

acupuncture for migraine sufferersDid you know that acupuncture can help treat migraines? This was discovered after a study was done up against conventional medicine. In fact in some cases, it was even proven to prevent them from happening which improves the quality of life for the migraine sufferer no end.

To be able to understand how to use acupuncture for migraines, you really have to understand that in Chinese medicine, it is believed that an imbalance in the flow of blood and energy gives rise for this to happen.

To be able to treat it, the holistic practitioner must first relieve the tension by inserting needles into the body at the relevant points to improve the blood flow to the brain thereby reducing the pain experienced by the sufferer during a migraine attack.

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Ear Candling Is Safe!

Ear Candling Is Safe!

ear candlesAcross the globe this question is asked and for many it seems, the answer is no, they are not!

Now as someone who has used ear candles regularly, I can tell you categorically, that unless you are a complete dullard, ear candles ARE safe.

Some people say that you risk getting burned. Well unless you use them stupidly, they are always safe! The flame gets nowhere near the ear and should be distinguished long before it burns down near the face. In fact many makes of ear candles have a line on them, below which you should not burn.

Others say that the wax drips down into the ear and can cause burning. Most reputable types of ear candles have filters within them which prevents this from happening.

I personally have used them and have had excellent results in the treatment ...

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