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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.

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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Going Deeper: The Kidneys

The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the kidneys.

The kidney element in Chinese medicine governs water and is associated with the season of winter, where the energies are

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Meridian Point for Winter: Large Intestine 4

Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential points in the entire body. The Chinese name for Large Intestine 4 is “He Gu” meaning union valley or converging valley. The point is located on the hand in the web between the thumb and index finger, also described as the depression where the index finger and thumb bones

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Foods for the Winter Season

Everybody knows that food is what gives our bodies the energy we need to survive. But not everybody is aware that certain foods should be consumed during specific times of the year. In areas like the Midwest, where fruits and vegetables are harder to keep on hand when the weather becomes colder, this principle is followed a little more

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