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Five things Acupuncture can help you achieve in 2014

5 things acupuncture can help you achieve in 2014 In the pursuit of detoxing your body and having a fresh start in 2014, its time to act on achieving your goals and putting forward your best self for the new year. At Coastal Natural therapies we want to help you accomplish anything you set out […]

Super Mom Uses Acupuncture to Stay Healthy and Fit How Acupuncture Improves Fitness By Minsun Park — December 24, 2013 Like most people who discover the benefits of acupuncture, I saw it as a last resort after seeing numerous doctors and chiropractors for a nagging neck and shoulder injury. A few rounds of acupuncture quickly cured what a year of physical therapy, steroid shots, […]

Why Ice and Anti-Inflammatory Medication is Not the Answer

Why Ice and Anti-inflammatory Medication is NOT the Answer By Josh Stone, MA, ATC, NASM-CPT, CES, PES, FNS on November 7, 2013 In July I posted a blog discussing the overuse of cryotherapy. The controversy surrounding the topic made it one of the most popular blogs I’ve written. What is surprising to me is […]

Acupuncture and Weight Loss

Excess weight is not just a cosmetic issue; excess weight impacts your health with increased risk of diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure. While Americans spend billions on weight loss products and programs not many of them see real results. Acupuncture is an effective means of controlling weight and appetite. Acupuncture releases endorphins which […]

How Does Acupuncture Work?

Acupuncture balances the bodies energy systems and promotes healing naturally. The body has a recuperative component and when the immune system is functioning properly, it can heal physical and emotional dis-ease. When the energy systems and/or immune system isn’t functioning properly then disease can take hold. Acupuncture is based on the idea that life-force energy, […]

Fibromyalgia Relief with Acupuncture

Last night I spent some time with an old friend who told me she has been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. At our table was another woman who also had Fibromyalgia. This morning after reading the symptoms, I think my mother may have had it too. Fibromyalgia Symptoms Fibromyalgia affects two percent of the population. Of those, […]

Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases

There are more people living with autoimmune diseases than you can believe. Discovering you have an autoimmune condition for the rest of your life doesn’t have to be a life sentence in dwindling health. With management autoimmune diseases can be controlled or minimized and in some cases sent into remission. There are more than 80 […]

Acupuncture and Type 2 Diabetes

Recently I was asked what sticking needles in your body could possibly have to do with managing diabetes. That a complex disease such as type 2 diabetes needed medication to control the way the body handles excess sugar in the blood. Acupuncture is a whole body, natural approach to health. When one of the systems […]