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Blog posts about Holistic Medicine from the Acupuncture & Holistic Health Center in Jacksonville, Florida.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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“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.

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BodyAnew Cleanse By MediNatura Our Need for Detoxification We’re exposed to chemical, biological and psychological toxins every day. Air, noise, light and electro-magnetic pollution, viruses, cleaning chemicals, artificial food additives, as well as stress related to family, work or finances can all keep our body’s detoxification organs working overtime. This can cause an accumulation of […]

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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 […]

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Hydroxy-Tryptophan (5-HTP) By Progressive Labs 5-HTP is what helps to raise serotonin levels in the brain. When combined with vitamin B6, 5-HTP can be converted into serotonin when the brain needs it. Serotonin is best known for its help in maintaining a positive mood and sense of well being. Low serotonin levels can cause depression, […]

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By Michael Kowalski, A.P., Dipl.Ac. (NCCAOM) Jacksonville Acupuncture Physician @ Acupuncture & Holistic Health Center We all deal with stress. Daily we are faced with a greater variety and amount of stress from many sources. Our lives are more fast-paced and more connected to devices, with less down time or time spent just “being.” Negative […]

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By Naga Wasserman, Postural Alignment Specialist (PAS) and Community Health Education Specialist (CHES) @ Acupuncture & Holistic Health Center, Jacksonville, FL The pelvis and rib cage offer both support and protection to the internal organs. The reproductive system in particular is supported by the pelvis and the surrounding ligaments, tendons and muscles. As a baby enters into […]

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