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Acupuncture In Flowood, MS

Dennis Holmes, MSOM, LAc

 

Welcome to AcuCare Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of Mississippi, now serving the Greater Jackson Area. Acupuncture is an effective form of medical treatment that has evolved into a complete holistic healthcare system. Practitioners of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine have used this non-invasive treatment method to help millions of people become well and stay well. Oriental Medicine views each individual as a energy system in which body, mind and spirit are unified. It recognizes that we are all influenced by life style, diet, thoughts, emotions and the environment. Acupuncture along with Herbal Medicine, Tui Na (Chinese massage), Tai Chi/Qi Gong (gentle exercise), and nutrition are key tools for physical, psychological and emotional well-being.
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine is a safe, effective and drug-free therapy that can help address a wide variety of common ailments and problems.

Acupuncture and PTSD

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PTSD is a physiological disorder that can result from being exposed to a traumatic event.  The disorder results in several different symptoms including anxiety, irritability, insomnia and flashbacks. The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder in someone’s life can be far reaching.  Feelings of hopelessness, shame and despair, problems at work or with relationships, serious health problems, depression, anxiety and drug

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How the NADA protocol helps treat addiction

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NADA, which stands for the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association, was established in 1985 to promote the NADA protocol acupuncture treatment for addiction. The non-profit organization promotes advocacy and the use of a non-verbal, pharmaceutical free approach to behavioral health. The protocol uses five specific acupuncture points on the ear to treat addiction and to be an alternative to methadone.

Nutrition for Heart Health OM Nutrition & Hypertension

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Oriental medicine (OM) nutrition combines ancient wisdom with modern science. OM nutrition is a holistic approach, which aims to balance all five flavors within most meals with one or two flavors being emphasized for therapeutic purposes. OM nutrition for a hypertension emphasizes bitter flavors, sour flavors and energetically-cooling foods.

OM theory states the bitter flavor benefits the heart in moderation

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7 Ways to Communicate Healthy Habits to Your Kids

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As the school year kicks back into gear so should the healthy habits that you and your children have before practiced. Notice how I said “practiced,” because we all know during the summer-vacation months we tend to indulge a little. Maybe you have had one too many backyard barbecues, or three too many trips to the favorite

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Natural Ways to Up Your Game

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In addition to using acupuncture and other forms of traditional Chinese medicine, there are other ways athletes seek to up their game. One of the simplest ways to increase performance is by watching what you are consuming. You ever heard the saying you are what you eat? Chances are you have, if not, well I am glad that now you

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