Dr. Jane Catania, DACM

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Detoxing

A lot of people often wonder what the big hype of a detox is and how it will benefit us. For starters, the average person is exposed to over 2,000 chemicals just from being inside a house. Many things like food, perfume, clothing, and cleaning products can carry toxins that will be absorbed into the body and be harmful to us. Health issues can then arise from the buildup of these toxins inside the body.

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Sugar: Is it as Sweet as it Seems?

Why is it that 1/3 of the adults worldwide have high blood pressure when in the year 1900 only 5% had it? This is the question that Richard Johnson, nephrologist at the University of Colorado Denver asks.

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Lettuce Celebrate the Holidays!

Holidays are a great time to relax, reconnect, and laugh with friends and family that you may not get to interact with that often.

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Chinese Medicine- The Five Elements: Seasons

Each season helps us to change our habits so that we may create more balance between the external environment and our bodies.

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Chinese Medicine- The Five Elements: Seasons: Fall

Chinese medicine teaches us to live in harmony with the seasons.

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Holiday Season

The Holiday season is here! Although it is filled with happy things such as family, friends, and food, this time of the year can be very stressful for the mind and body. Gift buying, family gatherings, cooking, and parties can add additional strain; luckily acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help to minimize these stress-ridden symptoms.

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Chinese Medicine- The Five Elements: Seasons - Spring

The foods and lifestyles that follow the Chinese Medicine aid in keeping one healthy throughout the year and provides the tools to keep the immune systems and organs strong to ward off disease.

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Chinese Medicine- The Five Elements: Seasons - Summer

Chinese Medicine- The Five Elements: Seasons

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Women’s Health

Menopause is the point in a women’s life that her period stops. It begins most often after 45 years old because the women’s ovaries have stopped producing the hormones estrogen and progesterone.

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Chinese Medicine- The Five Elements: Late Summer

Chinese medicine teaches us to live in harmony with the seasons. In Chinese medicine theory, there are five seasons- winter, spring, summer, late summer, and fall.

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Lower Back Pain

Back pain is the No. 1 reason people seek medical help as well as seeking acupuncture. There are several different approaches and methods to treating lower back pain, which is ideal, as 8 out of every 10 people will have low back pain at some point in their life.

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Micro Needling

Cosmetic Acupuncture is more than skin deep, it is a commitment to one’s lifestyle and health. The effectiveness of cosmetic acupuncture is due to its direct manipulation of the body’s energy system, removing blockages or adding energy when necessary.

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Micro Current

Micro Current is an electrical current in the millionth of amp level, so gentle, that most can’t feel it at all. Medical professionals have used the Acutron, a needle-free machine used to conduct micro current safely and effectively.

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Sciatica

Sciatica is a syndrome rather than a specific diagnosis most commonly caused by a herniated disc with nerve-root compression.

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Fertility

Fertility treatment with acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) dates back thousands of years.

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How Can Acupuncture Help Cancer Patients?

Cancer is defined as a disease in which abnormal cells divide uncontrollably thus destroying body tissue.