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I have chronic migraines and have tried literally everything (drugs, blocks, bio-feedback, massages, surgeries, more drugs) I was referred to Mary for acupuncture. I am now drug-free and love my life. I exercise every day and drink my herbal teas and could not be happier. If you are afraid of... Read more »
Mary is a knowledgeable, skilled acupunture physian and her treatments are given from the heart. She has shown me compassion, wisdom and medicinal quality herbal teas that combined with acupuncture has helped me tremendously. My life has been stressed by a prolonged family and legal conflict. I am calmer, I... Read more »
“Our weekly golf outings and scores have only gotten better, no more tennis elbow! Were gonna go for the ZenYOGA next….and after that who knows!”
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“After being told by 4 medical specialists that there was no cause, no cure for a condition called pigmented purpura dermatosis, (a condition which causes capillaries to burst leaving unsightly skin lesions.) I began acupuncture and chinese herbal medicine with Mary, only after 4 treatments the lesions began to fade. Now after... Read more »
“I was diagnosed as being Bi-Polar and have been on meds for years. I’m currently in menopause and was on hormone replacement therapy, thanks to Mary & OM I have stopped taking the HRT drugs as well as the Bi-Polar meds. I have never felt so much energy and balance in life. God Bless... Read more »
- Acupuncture and the Small Intestine
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Almost everybody knows there are two very unique ways of treating disease and maintaining health. But not everybody knows how these two methodologies differ from one another. And depending on where you live in the world, there may be one that is more prominent than the other. Both systems have their pros and cons. So let’s differentiate between the two. This is the battle between Eastern and Western medicine. Let’s get ready to rumble! continue reading
Chinese medicinal clinical studies have suggested that using acupuncture as a preventative approach to colds and flu can reduce the incidence of upper respiratory tract infection and shorten the duration of the illness. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine work by rebalancing the body’s systems, regulating the body’s healing energies, and enhancing the immune system.
Even though germs, bacteria, and viruses are everywhere—in the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink—according to Chinese medical theory, they do not cause disease. Illness occurs when our Wei Qi and our meridian organ systems are weak and out of balance. When this occurs it creates a hospitable for germs, bacteria, and viruses to thrive, leading to a cold, the flu, or worse. continue reading
Large Intestine 4 is one of the most important and influential acupoints 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 part. This area of the hand is often described as “valley like” hence the name converging valley. continue reading
Why do some people always catch a cold, and others don’t?
Viruses, germs, and bacteria are everywhere. They are in the food we eat, the air we breathe and the water we drink, but not all of them are bad or harmful.
Think of the immune system as your body’s security detail. The cells, tissues, and organs that comprise it help repel foreign invaders like harmful bacteria, parasites and other microbes that can cause infections. Disorders of the immune system range from everyday annoyances like mild seasonal allergies to serious illnesses like leukemia. Stress, lack of sleep and other common conditions can contribute to a weakened immune system, which can make you vulnerable to infections. continue reading
Having recurring migraines is similar to parenting a temperamental toddler. When they go from being annoying to actively disruptive and mildly infuriating, there is often little one can do but grit your teeth and persevere. The helpful suggestions for managing this occurrence involved a mixture of expert opinion, anecdotal hearsay, individual tinkering and a big dose of patience. So where does acupuncture fit into this picture? continue reading