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


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


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.

How to Prepare For Seasonal Affective Disorder


When the seasons change you have to be ready for a change in mood, especially as we move from fall into winter. Although it may not seem as drastic of a shift as you think, it matters more to our mental and physical states than you may know. Seasonal affective disorder is estimated to affect around 10 million Americans a

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7 Reasons to Seek Out Acupuncture


Do you ever feel your life’s a ride that won’t ever stop? How many nights do you wait for Mr. Sandman to magically appear? How often do you truly take time for yourself? Do you have aches and pains almost daily? Are over-the-counter or prescription medications controlling your life? When was the last time you actually felt at peace?

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Nutrition for Heart Health OM Nutrition & Hypertension


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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