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Got PMS?

PMS is thought to affect around 30-40 % of menstruating women. The symptoms occur 7-14 days prior to having a period. Stress can make PMS much worse. The most common hormonal imbalance is a high estrogen level relative to progesterone. According to Dr. Guy Abraham, M.D., a research gynecologist and endocrinologist, PMS can be classified into one of four types …

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Biomedical Acupuncture- Beyond Yin and yang

Introduction The practice of Acupuncture dates back nearly 5000 years, where it began in China and other Asian countries. Over the course of its development, ancient practitioners developed concepts and systems reflecting the religious, medical and cultural beliefs of their time. Archaeological relics and manuscripts give us a clue to understanding the history and development of Acupuncture. Ancient practitioners examined …

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Soft Tissue Release for PAIN

Myofascial pain is characterized by taut palpable bands known as trigger points. Trigger points can result in either local or referred pain. Studies show that trigger points are a primary cause of pain over 90 percent of the time and the sole cause of such pain as much as 85 percent of the time. Latent (“silent”) trigger points tend to …

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