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Reiki for Emotional Balance in Dupont Circle

Reiki Healing

Do you ever feel out of balance, stressed or anxious or have low energy? Years of stress, anxiety, and pain may be holding you back. Reiki (pronounced Ray-key) could be the key to restoring your zest for life.

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Chinese Herbs: An Effective Approach to Health

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Chinese herbal medicine is a tradition of ancient wisdom that is passed down through the generations. Many of herbal formulas that most practitioners use have the same fundamental herbal components for hundreds of years. Chinese herbs have been used to treat a broad array of disease and illness.

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Make Fertility Treatments Affordable with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs

Acupuncture for fertility Dupont Circle

The odds and the cost may seem to be stacked against you, but you can improve those odds dramatically with acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Studies have indicated TCM significantly increases rates of conception, from 36% using IVF alone to 51% when using IVF in conjunction with acupuncture before and after treatment. And increasing the odds will help to reduce the cost by helping you require fewer treatments before you conceive.

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Study: Acupuncture Key for Low Back Pain

Acupuncture for Back Pain Dupont Circle

Studies have shown that acupuncture is very effective for the majority of people with chronic low back pain. To treat back pain, your acupuncturist will insert extremely fine needles into the skin at specific points along meridians. Patients have reported a significant reduction in pain with acupuncture, especially when paired with Chinese herbs. Certainly, these new guidelines show that doctors now agree: Acupuncture is very unlikely to cause any harm and may improve back pain.

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Treating Thyroid Problems with Acupuncture

Treating Thyroid Problems with Acupuncture

Suffering on the inside and looking "fine" on the outside is frequently the case with a chronic illness. We've heard so many stories of patients who were once healthy and happy...until they started feeling unwell. Some have spent month or years going to doctors and hospitals and being misdiagnosed before the problem of Adrenal Insufficiency or Hypothyroidism was finally diagnosed. Acupuncture aims to restore immune function as well as balance the production and release of thyroid hormones through a variety of approaches ranging from acupuncture and herbal remedies to lifestyle changes and special exercises.

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IBS Treatment with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

IBS Treatment with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine

We treat IBS every day and are highly successful at doing so! When treating IBS, we pair acupuncture with Chinese herbal medicine. Our treatments are aimed at reducing stress and improving the immune system through acupuncture (which lowers the frequency of attacks), and reducing the severity of symptoms through Chinese herbs. Treatment for IBS is highly individualized. There is no "one size fits all" treatment for IBS.

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AcuYoga Workshop

EWG acupuncturist and herbalist Ashley Paraiso is collaborating with local yoga studio Tranquil Space to offer the ultimate relaxation practice - a combined yoga practice and acupuncture treatment.

EWG acupuncturist and herbalist Ashley Paraiso is collaborating with local yoga studio Tranquil Space to offer the ultimate relaxation practice - a combined yoga practice and acupuncture treatment.

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Rest, Renew and Reflect on Your Health

acupuncture dupont circle, traditional chinese medicine (TCM), oriental medicine

The new year is a perfect opportunity to reflect and use that knowledge as a catalyst for change. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can help achieve the change you seek as it assists in illness prevention, stress relief, minimizes aches and pains, improves energy and you find yourself in better balance. This calm and clarity strengthens your resolve as you start the new year with new goals.

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