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Acupuncture and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

by Mary Vincent, L.Ac. Many people have been turning to acupuncture for chronic digestive issues, with especially good outcomes for those with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). IBS is a common, chronic condition that affects the large intestine, causing uncomfortable symptoms which include: Constipation and/or diarrhea (can alternate between both) Bloating and gas Abdominal pain and […]

Infertility and Acupuncture

By Mary Vincent, L.Ac.     Infertility is the inability to conceive a child or to carry a pregnancy to full term. The time frame when a couple is considered infertile varies based on where you live in the world. In general, and according to the World Health Organization, a couple is assumed to be infertile […]

Acupuncture for Anxiety

By Nicole Murray, L.Ac. We treat anxiety every day at BCA. The American Psychological Association (APA) defines anxiety as:  “An emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure.” People with anxiety disorders usually have “recurring intrusive thoughts or concerns.” (APA) They may avoid certain situations due to worry […]

Acupuncture for Depression

by Nicole Murray, L.Ac. All of us experience sadness sometimes, as part of the range of human emotions. We experience ‘the blues’, grief, heartache, and irritability. Depression, however, is a serious medical illness of the brain. This mood disorder “causes a persistent feeling of sadness and loss of interest” (Mayo Clinic). The National Institute of […]

Acupuncture for Boosting the Immune System

By Mary Vincent, L.Ac September has arrived, and for educators and parents alike this means one obvious thing in particular—back to school time is here! And while there are plenty of viruses and bacteria to go around all year long, many people (especially parents and teachers of younger children) also view back to school time […]

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