Blog posts about Holistic Medicine from the Acupuncture & Holistic Health Center in Jacksonville, Florida.
Exciting news! Dr. Michael Kowalski A.P., Dipl. Ac (NCCAOM) has been invited to and accepted an appointment to the faculty of the prestigious Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He will be instructing physicians in Five Element Acupuncture Theory. Osher is a nationally known and highly respected […]Continue Reading...
Worsley Five Element Acupuncture is a unique style of acupuncture. It does more than treat the symptoms or illnesses that a person has. It diagnoses and treats the cause of the disease. The foundation of Worsley Five Element Acupuncture is Five Element acupuncture theory. Five Element theory describes our natural world as comprised of five […]Continue Reading...
Nearly 8 out of every 10 people will experience chronic back pain at some point in their life. Back pain is the No. 1 reported reason for seeking acupuncture treatment. The good news for back pain sufferers is that chronic back pain is one of many conditions acupuncture is proven to effectively treat. This is […]Continue Reading...
Adaptogen By Restorative Formulations MUST BE OUR REGISTERED PATIENT TO ORDER THIS PRODUCT Adaptogen is an herbal supplement used to restore proper adrenal and immune function. Adrenal imbalances, often caused by chronic stress, can cause a wide variety of symptoms, such as fatigue, low immunity, insomnia, dizziness upon standing, lack of motivation, irritability and depressed […]Continue Reading...
Respiratory EZ By Restorative Formulations MUST BE OUR REGISTERED PATIENT TO ORDER THIS PRODUCT. Allergy season is among us. If you suffer from bronchial and/or sinus irritation, this is a good time to begin supporting your respiratory health. Respiratory EZ helps to maintain normal respiratory and bronchial function by supporting healthy leukotriene metabolism (Leukotrienes are […]Continue Reading...
Ask Dr. Michael: Does Acupuncture Help Allergies? Yes, acupuncture works well to reduce your body’s allergic reactions. Acupuncture can regulate the immune system to calm overly sensitive immune reactions such as allergies. Five Element acupuncture works very well for this issue because it treats the root cause of your body’s over-reaction. There are also acupuncture points which have […]Continue Reading...
“Many thanks for all your help with my health care needs. You and your needles performed miracles on me. I am forever in your debt. I wish I had discovered acupuncture many years ago.” -Marion L.Continue Reading...
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—Patient Corner— Alternative therapy is my saving grace as a fibromyalgia patient. Fibromyalgia is often described as chronic widespread body pain, but it doesn’t stop there. Fibromyalgia comes with a wide range of other symptoms. Moderate to extreme fatigue, sleep disorders, sensitivity to light, sound and touch, and other disorders that impact the brain. Since […]Continue Reading...
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