Category Archives: Health

Stop Counting Sheep

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 40 percent of U.S. women and 30 percent of U.S. men suffer from insomnia, a condition characterized by difficulty falling or staying asleep. Lack of sleep can have a … Continue reading

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Homemade Mosquito Repellent

The Sun is out and weather is getting is warmer. Folks are getting excited about camping and RVing.  Concerned about Ziki virus carried by mosquitoes, several of my patient asked what natural bug spray they can use. In addition not … Continue reading

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Stress Awareness Month

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month?  Stress Awareness Month has been held every April, since 1992. Getting married, new home, new job,  new baby – all of these are happy moments, but they also cause stress, a … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Immune Deficiency

An autoimmune disease occurs when your immune system gets confused and attacks your own body instead of protecting it.  According to the NIH over 23 million Americans suffer from some type of auto-immune disease; the American Autoimmune and Related Diseases … Continue reading

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Jade River Acupuncture Limited-Time New Year’s Special

New Years limit-timed special. $50 acupuncture treatments, from January 1st to January 31st.   Millions of adults starts the New Year with resolutions and a healthier lifestyle is usually the number one goal that people set for themselves. Many of … Continue reading

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The Eating Season

Thanksgiving meal is over, and now it’s time for holiday sweets and treats.  I jokingly refer to the Holiday Season as the Eating Season. The holidays are a time for  eating something delicious and indulgent in a party setting. With … Continue reading

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Acupuncture Treatment for Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a very common skin condition and is a chronic skin disease of scaling and inflammation. It affects 2 to 2.6 percent of the United States population, or between 5.8 and 7.5 million people. Anyone can develop psoriasis, but … Continue reading

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Autumn – Time To Tune Up Your Immunity

We had a very hot summer in Pacific Northwest. It’s September and we are transitioning from summer to autumn. The first day of autumn is the Fall Equinox, which is September 23rd.  On this day the night and day are … Continue reading

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Save Your Summertime Skin

This topic is not necessarily directly related to Acupuncture, nevertheless it’s an important topic. The last few days we have had hot sunny weather in the Pacific Northwest. This time of year being out in the sun becomes irresistible. As … Continue reading

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Relieve Your Arthritis With Acupuncture

Arthritis is a painful and often times debilitating condition that’s characterized by inflammation within one or more joints. According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 2 people will develop osteoarthritis of the knee by the … Continue reading

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