What to Expect from My Gentle Acupuncture Treatment

What to Expect I am going to begin by telling you what to expect when you come into my office and receive an acupuncture treatment — a gentle, relaxing acupuncture treatment with me, Janet Barrows. Fear of Needles? What I have learned in my years in this profession is that a huge percentage of people..

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Migraine Relief with Acupuncture

Migraine Pain Of all the clients who come into my office with various aches, pains, and illnesses, those suffering the most acutely are dealing with migraine headaches. These headaches are excruciating, and life with chronic migraines is quite a struggle. Some folks are out of commission for as many as fifteen days a month. Western medicine..

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Treating Stress and Anxiety with Acupuncture

The role of acupuncture, qigong, and Chinese herbal medicines for treating stress and anxiety has become undisputed as the evidence piles in. Almost one in five of the calls coming into my office are related to stress and anxiety. And questions about the effectiveness of Chinese medicine to manage these conditions are common. Almost 20%..

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Energy Pathways of Chinese Medicine

How Acupuncture Works People keep asking me how this medicine works, so I thought I’d try to explain it as the Chinese viewed the body over 3000 years ago.  What actually happens within the body is still cloaked in some mystery.  But I’m getting an intuition and feel for it, and will attempt to explain..

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Stress & Lifestyle

The American Way While a typical American diet (low in fruits and vegetables) is a causative factor in diseases, stress may share fully half the blame or more. The body responds magnificently to the occasional heart-stopping snap of a twig outside a tent flap. But the constant assault of fast-paced modern life is damaging. For..

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