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Parry Sound Acupuncture
Jun 24 2020

Parry Sound Acupuncture Re-opened

Please read the following so you know what to expect on your visit.  Feel free to park in the driveway. Victoria will wear a mask. Please wear a mask or one will be provided. Please wash your hands on arrival. You will have a choice of paper...


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Registered Acupuncturists
Apr 15 2020

TCM and Acupuncture in Pregnancy

A Chinese medicine approach Acupuncture can be used throughout pregnancy and post-birth to aid many ailments and assist in healing and recovery. In today’s age, women are expected to bounce back quickly, lose weight, have energy, libido, do...


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Registered Acupuncturists
Apr 14 2020

Vitamin C Supports the Immune System

Did you know? James Lind, a Scottish doctor, found that less than ½ a lemon a day curved survey. By conducting one of the first-ever clinical trials onboard a naval ship in 1747, he developed the theory that citrus fruits cured this disease....


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Registered Acupuncturists
Mar 31 2020

Help Your Immune System Do Its Job

2 Super Immune Package Options: Good 1 HRP-C (100), 1 Olive Leaf (60), 1 SilverGuard (118 mL) Better 1 HRP-C (100), 1 Olive Leaf (60), 1 SilverGuard (473 mL)   I’ve been asked what I do to keep my immune system healthy. I...


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Natural Healing
Mar 26 2020

Keep Calm With Distance Healing

In these trying times, it is important to keep your immune systems supported and to be conscious of your thoughts and do things to calm your nervous system, such as a walk outside, deep breaths in and out. Consume warm foods and drinks, soup,...


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Registered Acupuncturists
Mar 24 2020

TCM Recommendations For The 10 Lunar Months Of Pregnancy

1st month: Barley & easily digested cooked foods are best, stay calm, do not work too much, avoid fear, excess cold or heat. 2nd month: Avoid spicy hot foods, excessive exercise or sexual activity, excessive cold or hot temperatures. 3rd month:...


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Registered Acupuncturists
Jan 31 2020

The Benefits of Theraputic Touch

Developed in the early 1970’s by Dora Kunz and Dolores Krieger, PhD, RN, this therapy is perceived to be on the leading edge of 21st century vibrational medicine. It is used in hospitals and by many health professionals, holistic...


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Registered Acupuncturists
Jan 20 2020

Is Reflexology New?

Reflexology was practiced as early as 2330 B.C. by the Egyptian culture. Depictions of reflexology have been found on the walls within Egyptian pyramids, with the translation of a wall painting found in the physicians tomb reads: “Don’t...


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Parry Sound Acupuncture
Dec 03 2019

Do Regular Acupuncture Treatments Help with Cold’s and Flu’s?

Regular acupuncture treatments help to boost the Healthy Body’s natural defences (immune system) to ward off colds and flus. If you start to feel the slightest start of a sore throat, itchy throat, chills, fever, headache, aversion to wind,...


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TCM and your Kidneys by Parry Sound Acupuncture
Nov 13 2019

How to give Kindness to Your Kidneys

In the five phases or elements Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, and Wood, the element that corresponds to winter is Water. In nature winter is the season of hibernation; it’s just not for the animals, us humans should take a hint and follow suit in...


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TDP Heat Lamp Therapy
Oct 09 2019

TDP Heat Lamp Therapy

Thermal Design Power (TDP) lamps are far infrared heating devices used to accelerate natural healing processes within the Healthy Body. Far infrared emissions are thought to penetrate deeply into the Healthy Body, increasing microcirculation...


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Qigong Therapy
Oct 08 2019

Qigong Therapy

“Qi” means life-force energy and “gong” means skill. Qigong is the skillful practice of gathering, circulating, and applying life-force energy. Qigong training involves all the physical senses, concentrating on breathing,...


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Electroacupuncture
Oct 07 2019

Electroacupuncture

Electroacupuncture was developed in China around 1934. Acupuncture needles are inserted and then are attached to a device that generates continuous small electric current using small clips. All waveforms and frequencies are claimed to be of value in...


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Tuina
Oct 06 2019

Tuina

The term tui na/ tuina (pronounced \"twee naw\"), which literally means \"pinch and pull,\" is a form of Chinese manipulative therapy first documented 2500 years ago. It is generally not used for pleasure and relaxation, but rather as a treatment to...


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Tongue Diagnosis
Oct 05 2019

Tongue Diagnosis

The tongue is a very important component in TCM diagnosis, indicating a person’s overall harmony or disharmony. The tongue is connected to all the channels and collaterals of the Healthy Body. Channels (meridians) are like major highways and...


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Cupping Therapy
Oct 04 2019

Cupping Therapy

The first recorded evidence of cupping came from Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic drawings. The Papyrus was the first published medical text (1550-2200BC) discussed the benefits of cupping, as well as cupping methods. In Ancient Chinese Medicine,...


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Moxibustion Therapy
Oct 03 2019

Moxibustion Therapy

Moxibustion is a form of heat therapy where dried mugwort (moxa) is burned on or near certain points or locations of the Healthy Body. Mugwort leaf, also known as wormwood or artemisia vulgaris is dried and then the leaves are processed into various...


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Community Acupuncture In Parry Sound
Oct 02 2019

Community Acupuncture In Parry Sound

Community acupuncture is a nationwide movement to help create access to acupuncture for most people by removing the barrier of cost from healing. We treat in a community setting. We use chairs in a large, quiet, soothing space. In our busy society,...


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Parry Sound Acupuncture
Oct 02 2019

Chinese Dietary Therapy

Chinese dietary therapy classifies food as healing in terms of energetics, thermal nature, and effects on the organs. Food acts as a foundational medicine. Food is the base of our entire selves; the base for how we feel, our Healthy...


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Parry Sound Acupuncture
Oct 01 2019

Pulse Diagnosis

The four pillars of health used in TCM are observation, listening, inquiry, and palpation. One form of palpation is Pulse diagnosis. The pulse is used as a tool to help confirm an accurate Chinese medicine diagnosis. It accesses the physiological...


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My top supplement picks for healthy skin. Parry sound acupuncture
Jul 17 2019

What Nutritional Supplements should I be taking?

Even if we eat a well balanced well-varied diet it is very difficult to get all of the necessary nutrient’s day in and day out. This is where supplements can fill the gap and augment the diet. In addition to a healthy diet, healthy...


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Parry Sound Acupuncture
Jun 19 2019

What are the Benefits of Cupping Therapy?

It became popular in North America in recent years, when it started to gain attention from athletes and celebrities, which in turn brought it to the mainstream. One of the first to gain media coverage was Michael Phelps when he had “cupping...


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Parry Sound Acupuncture
May 25 2019

4 Things Acupuncture Can Do to Improve Health

Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncturists have been trained in much more than pain reduction, elimination, and management. In fact, the World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture to help with over 100 health conditions. Musculoskeletal...


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Parry Sound Acupuncture
May 15 2019

Top 6 Things Acupuncture Helps With.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncturists have been trained in much more than pain reduction, elimination, and management. In fact, the World Health Organization recognizes acupuncture to help with over 100 health conditions. The top 6 things...


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Parry Sound Acupuncture
Apr 10 2019

Top 11 Benefits of Cupping Therapy!

Cupping therapy is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy that has been used for over 3000 years. It became popular in North America in recent years, when it started to gain attention from athletes and celebrities, which in turn brought it to the...


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Parry Sound Acupuncture
Mar 13 2019

Cosmetic Acupuncture – Natural Face Lift

Don’t be surprised if on top of looking younger you also feel better overall. This is because a Registered Acupuncturist uses a full Healthy Body approach and will take a full intake at the initial appointment, not only to put a cosmetic...


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Parry sound Acupuncture
Feb 11 2019

What is Dry Skin Brushing?

Choose a vegetable bristle skin brush, or a scrub glove (read and follow package instructions).Skin brush daily. Keep the brush dry. Benifits: Removes the old top layer of skin, increases cellular renewal. Promotes soft smooth glowing...


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Parry sound Acupuncture
Jan 30 2019

What Goes on Your Skin Matters

Let’s face it, we are exposed to tons of chemicals every day, many of which we cannot avoid, like pollution, gas fumes, spraying of pesticides, and so on. We can, however, make better choices as to what cleaning products we purchase and what...


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Parry sound Acupuncture
Jan 09 2019

The Best Beauty Based Foods You Can Eat

Nutrition including purified water is the base to nourish the skin. The saying is true ‘you are what you eat’. But it goes a step further. Digestion is not only digesting food, but it is also absorbing and utilizing the nutrients from...


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Healthy Eating for the holidays
Jan 02 2019

Guide to Optimal Digestion 2019

Are You? Gasy, Bloaty, Burpy…  Do you experience? Heartburn, Nausea, Diarrhea, Constipation, Low Energy, Skin Conditions, Allergies, Sluggishness After Eating… Do you? Eat well but Feel Unwell. You may not be digesting food...


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Parry Sound Acupuncture
Dec 27 2018

How Remarkable Is Your Skin?

Did You Know? The Skin Eliminates two pounds of waste each day. Absorbs within seconds into the bloodstream anything that meets it. Has been called the third kidney because of its ability to rid the Healthy Body of toxic waste material. Is the...


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Healthy Eating for the holidays
Dec 13 2018

Guide to Optimal Digestion for the Holidays!

Are You? Gasy, Bloaty, Burpy…  Do you experience? Heartburn, Nausea, Diarrhea, Constipation, Low Energy, Skin Conditions, Allergies, Sluggishness After Eating… Do you? Eat well but Feel Unwell. You may not be digesting food...


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Healthy Digestion
Oct 29 2018

Pooping for the Health of it, well someone needs to talk about it!

But What Does that Mean? It isn’t something in everyday conversation, well unless you are a Nutritionist! I remember the start of the bowel movement talks when I was attending nutrition school twenty years ago and now I’m so used to...


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Acupuncturist in Parry Sound
Oct 11 2018

Why is water one of the best health tools?

Did you Know? Dehydration has been linked with many health conditions. Once you feel thirst you are already in a state of dehydration. The blood is over 90% water, and blood carries oxygen to the cells. Cartilage contains around 80% water,...


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Reflexology
Oct 03 2018

Guide to your Personal Wellness Coverage

Sunshine 10-15 minutes of sunshine a day and 30 minutes in the winter. Fatty fish like herring, salmon, tuna, mackerel, sardines, anchovies, egg yolks (rich in choline for the brain), shitake mushrooms, cod liver oil. Eggs: best soft poach or...


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Parry Sound
Sep 12 2018

Have You Built Nutritional Insurance for Yourself?

Just as we are told to have savings in case of emergencies the same holds true for the Healthy Body. If an emergency or unexpected expense arises and there aren’t any savings, it creates additional stress and tapping into credit lines. The...


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