Glyphosate is an herbicide that was first developed in the 1950s and later introduced in the United States in the 70s. Glyphosate and other organophosphates have been sprayed across crops and so all genetically modified crops have them. But while this may produce a very high-yield crop, there’s some important things consider with this man-made substance when it comes to your [...]
Local, state and national leaders continue to grapple with ways to combat the opioid epidemic. Two Middle Tennessee professionals are offering potential answers by focusing on alternative treatments for chronic pain.
Dr. Alicia Batson is a psychiatrist trained in internal medicine. She works at Centerstone in Nashville, where she treats mental health conditions including chronic pain and [...]
From Sandra Bullock to Jim Carrey to Robert Downey Jr., celebrities from all across the globe are raving about the benefits of acupuncture. We all know that stars make millions of dollars promoting all sorts of products, but acupuncture is something many are happy to endorse for free. Read on to find out what your favorite celebrities have to say about this alternative health treatment, and then [...]
A new wellness studio in the Flatiron district aims to make acupuncture as accessible as a Drybar blowout.
Do one thing, do it well and do it affordably. That seems to be the thought behind the boutique studio boom that has given us Drybar for hairstyling, SoulCycle for indoor cycling, Skin Laundry for laser treatments, MNDFL for meditation.
And now we have WTHN — dropping vowels is [...]
Acupuncture can help fix headaches: migraines, cluster headaches, tension headaches
Acupuncture can help fix digestive problems: Diarrhea, constipation, stomach pain, post food poison stomach pain, cramping, vomiting and nausea, belching, gas, bloating, indigestion and many more.
Acupuncture can help fix sports injuries: Ligament strains, contracted muscles, whiplash, neck pain, leg [...]
Did you know acupuncture point vitamin injection therapy can help the body balance back into homeostasis? Boulder Body Balance Acupuncture Clinic now offers different types of injections which include immune boosters and antioxidant injectables such as Glutathione, Vitamin D3, Vit. C, B- 12 and B-Complex to help boost your immune system especially during the change of the seasons and to help get [...]
Researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of coronary heart disease (CHD). Using Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) scans, researchers from the Department of Nuclear Medicine at Peking University Shenzhen Hospital document that acupuncture produces a 70.1% blood perfusion improvement in ischemic myocardium CHD patients, while sublingual administration [...]
"Acupuncture is commonly used to relieve pain in both people and pets. Can it also be used alongside traditional medicine to manage pain in laboratory animals?
The ancient Chinese therapy is slowly being incorporated into research settings, in an effort to improve clinical conditions and quality of life. A 2015 study in Endocrinology revealed that acupuncture impacts biological [...]
"Doctors may be turning away from medication and headed toward more holistic methods to treat cancer survivors who suffer from severe insomnia.
Research suggests up to 60 percent of cancer survivors have trouble falling asleep or suffer from chronic insomnia because of cancer treatments like chemotherapy and steroids, as well as psychological distress.
Typically patients are [...]
"Acupuncture soothes nasal allergy symptoms. Investigators at Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Affiliated Hospital conducted a meta-analysis of 30 independent clinical trials with a sample size of 2,602 allergic rhinitis patients.  The researchers (Tang et al.) conclude, “Acupuncture, either used alone or combined with other treatments such as moxibustion, herbal[...]