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Anxiety and Panic Disorders

February 19th, 2015 | Posted in Emotions+Stress

Anxiety is normal and self-protecting in a life threatening or dangerous situation. People use it to survive and always have done.¬† It helps people by making their bodies work faster and harder if they get into dangerous situations. For instance, if you are crossing a road and notice a car coming rapidly towards you, it…..

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Cancer and Stress

October 11th, 2012 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems, Emotions+Stress

Cancer and Stress Posted on May 1, 2012 in Cancer Articles/Blogs on the ACI/TCMCI website by Vincent Carroll ¬†¬†M.B.¬† M.P.H.¬† Dip Acu. It has always been suspected that a relationship existed between the development of cancer and the presence of stress in one‚Äôs life.¬† The difficulty was in establishing the nature of the relationship.¬†¬†¬† Not…..

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Cancer + Acupuncture

October 11th, 2012 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems, Emotions+Stress

Acupuncture is effective in helping with cancer treatment There have been many advances in the early detection and treatment of cancer and while the standard medical care for cancer is effective, the treatments are aggressive and cause numerous unwanted side effects as well as a lowered immune system. Acupuncture has received much attention as an…..

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Stress and Acupuncture

August 23rd, 2012 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems, Emotions+Stress

Stress and Acupuncture Although there are many forms of stress, we naturally carry ourselves in a different way when stressed. The back, neck and shoulders all have a role to play in the level of stress manifesting in a physical way. ¬†The shoulders are more elevated, the neck becomes a little stiffer, as does what…..

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Tension, Stress and Acupuncture

June 26th, 2012 | Posted in Emotions+Stress

Tension, Stress and Acupuncture Although there are many forms of stress, we naturally carry ourselves in a different way when stressed. The back, neck and shoulders all have a role to play in the level of stress manifesting in a physical way. ¬†The shoulders are more elevated, the neck becomes a little stiffer, as does…..

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Depression

January 28th, 2012 | Posted in Emotions+Stress

DEPRESSION (also called unipolar depression or clinical depression) is a type of mental illness or mood disorder in which someone has strong sad feelings, feelings of guilt, helplessness, anxiety (worry), and/or fear, lowered self-esteem and a loss of interest in life which lasts for a long time. Some people who are depressed think about suicide.…..

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Mind and Emotions

July 17th, 2011 | Posted in Emotions+Stress

Ancient and contemporary papers report that acupuncture and its variations have a considerable effect on psychological state and behaviour.¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Evidence from experimental and clinical studies suggests that acupuncture and its variations exert a strong influence on endogenous opioids in the brain, and that the endogenous opioid system is involved in various mental functions. It is…..

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Compassion: An Antidote to Unhealthy Human Emotions

May 15th, 2011 | Posted in Emotions+Stress

Dalai Lama ¬† Compassion Cultivating patience or tolerance for others is an antidote to the problem of anger and hatred.¬† Loving-kindness is diametrically opposed to hatred.¬† If hatred is an attitude or an emotion that can’t stand another person’s well-being‚ÄĒ’I don’t like it that you’re happy because you’re my enemy’‚ÄĒloving-kindness is just the opposite‚ÄĒit is…..

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Depression and Omega 3

January 29th, 2011 | Posted in Emotions+Stress

OMEGA-3 AND DEPRESSION. IS DEPRESSION INFLAMMATION? An inflammation theory of depression may begin to explain a number of puzzling observations about this disease that most contemporary theories‚ÄĒentirely focused on neurotransmitters‚ÄĒhave been dutifully ignoring. Nancy had symptoms of sadness and hopelessness, lack of energy, fatigue, impaired concentration, no appetite and even weight loss.¬† All, her family…..

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Grief

August 23rd, 2010 | Posted in Emotions+Stress

In Chinese Medical theory the lungs control respiration, dominate the qi, skin, and hair and are impacted by grief. Often times when we are making changes in our lives either through moving house or living area or ending a relationship, the lung can be weakened, especially if the change is sudden or there is resistance.…..

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