What is Reiki?

Have you ever walked into a room and felt like something was off? Maybe you have met someone and felt they had a good or bad vibe before they even spoke? A Certified Reiki practitioner is trained or attuned to recognize these feelings.

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Acupuncture & Natural Remedies for Endometriosis

Endometriosis is an often painful gynecological disorder in which the uterine lining (the cells of the womb) begin to proliferate outside of the womb itself, like the bowels, the abdomen, and in rare cases even the brain and lungs, which can lead to severe and sometimes fatal events. Luckily, acupuncture, herbal medicine, dietary modifications, and other natural remedies can be immensely beneficial in the treatment of endometriosis.

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Acupuncture & Natural Remedies for PMS

Pssst….PMS is not normal, but there are natural remedies for PMS, including acupuncture.

I recently conducted an informal poll on social media, which went out to hundreds of women, asking questions about symptoms related to their cycle.  What I discovered is that 100% of women experience at least one PMS symptom during the time of their cycle.  Most women (about 80%) experience some cramping, whether it was mild, moderate, or severe.  About one-third experience headaches, nearly half experience breast tenderness, breast swelling, bloating, and food cravings, and nearly all admitted to moodiness.  The most alarming statistic was that every woman who responded who was not a Chinese Medicine practitioner believe that there was no long-term relief, and this was their fate to suffer.  (Hint: there is an answer. Read on…)

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Natural Skin Care: Moon Magic For Your Skin

Natural skin care is important when doing facial acupuncture treatments, and the facial serums and the rest of the line by Wild Grace Apothecary are available at Phoenix Rising Acupuncture in Houston, Texas.

Written by Katie Grace: When I first started learning about herbal medicine, my favorite things to make were solar-infused oils. There's something alchemical about how the Sun, plants, and oils come together, transform and transmute to create a potion that captures the essence of all three.  

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What is Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture?

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture - also referred to as Cosmetic Acupuncture or simply facial acupuncture - is a safe, cost-effective, non-invasive, and natural way to help reverse the signs of aging.  From a physiological perspective, “micro traumas” are produced by the insertion of tiny acupuncture needles, thereby stimulating collagen, elastin, and fibrinogen production.  (You, know, those skin-plumping cells we had plenty of in our teens and twenties. wink. wink.)  Stimulating the production of these cells helps bring back a more youthful appearance.

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What is Esoteric Acupuncture?

“The power of acupuncture is to harmonize and strengthen the body systems before a disease stage, but the power of Esoteric Acupuncture is to work with expanding consciousness and strengthen the root, which is our Higher, Inner Spiritual Heart Center.” Dr. Mikio Sankey

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What is Cupping?

Cupping is an ancient healing modality that dates back millennia, and it is a key healing tool in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Cupping is a technique that uses plastic, ceramic, or class cups to create suction on the skin, thereby lifting the muscle and fascia to help increase blood circulation, release tension in tight muscles, and detoxify the body. 

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Autumn: A Time to Release & Let Go

Autumn is upon us as we (hopefully) usher out the scorching heat and welcome the cooler temperatures. According to Five Element Theory in Chinese Medicine, Autumn is the season associated with the element of Metal. It is a dry season, which follows the humid summer. Our bodies are microcosms of the environment around us, and so, dryness can become more problematic during this time.

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Mainstream Medicine vs. ‘Alternative’ Healing

The US Medical System is a vast and complex beast, riddled with as many issues of practice and politics, as the solutions, care and wellness that it provides. It’s a machine that costs the American people $3.2 trillion last year, which is more than any other nation spends on healthcare, yet Americans rank only 42nd globally in life expectancy at birth so without looking any more deeply than this, it’s already clear that something doesn’t add up.

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Adrenal Fatigue: The Diagnosis of a Nation

Adrenal fatigue has become a popular “buzz word” in today’s health arena. Stress is considered to be the primary culprit, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that a large portion of Americans suffer from the collection of symptoms that make up the syndrome referred to as “adrenal fatigue”.

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