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24 03 vitamin d 1

Harnessing the Power of Vitamin D: Understanding Its Remarkable Benefits

In recent years, Vitamin D has garnered increasing attention for its multitude of health benefits beyond its traditional role in bone health. Often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin,” Vitamin D is produced by the body in response to sunlight exposure and can also be obtained through certain foods and supplements. Let’s explore some of the remarkable benefits of Vitamin D and why ensuring adequate levels is crucial for overall well-being. Bone Health Vitamin D

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Stress Relief and Cupping

Techniques such as cupping is a common practice in treating muscle pain and have been used for thousands of years. It has been found to be effective in treating pain as an alternative to traditional medicine. The treatment is a practice used within Traditional Chinese Medicine and has many health benefits. Understanding Stress Stress can be caused by a range of things, each day every person has their own personal stressors and obligations. Family stressors,

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24 01 auto accidents acupuncture

Have you considered Acupuncture after an Auto Accident?

If you have been invoiced in a car accident, you may want to consider acupuncture to treat your accident injuries. The Practitioners at South Point Acupuncture have years of experience treating auto accident injuries. Accidents can be traumatic, leaving both emotional and physical damage that may linger long after. Acupuncture is a natural therapy which uses the insertion of tiny, sterile needles which increases blood flow to the injured areas. This can help the body

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Immune Boosting Foods

There are many things we can do that can help boost our immune system, especially over the colder months. Looking from a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perspective, the most natural way to boost our immune system is through food. The goal is to encourage self-healing through boosting the immune system. TCM emphasizes a diet rich in diverse foods and colors through vegetables, broths and herbs. In addition to this, the temperature of what you consume

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Beating the Winter Blues

Every year, when the days get shorter and the weather gets colder we may find ourselves feeling a bit different than in the summer. The shortened daylight hours can have a bigger effect on our activities, brains and body rhythms than we realize. Limited Melatonin and Serotonin The lack of bright light means that the body’s production of both melatonin and serotonin are limited. These are produced when light hits the retinas in our eyes,

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5 Things You Never Knew About Tui Na Massage

Like many, you have probably heard of or even gotten a traditional Western massage using Swedish techniques, deep tissue or sports massage practices.  You may have also heard about Tui Na massage, a Chinese massage that is becoming increasingly popular. What is Tui Na? Tui Na is a form of bodywork based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Working along meridians throughout the body, the Tui Na practitioner taps into these energy points,

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Acupuncture for Migraine Relief

If you are someone who often gets headaches or migraines, you understand how they can impact your quality of life. It is estimated that almost half of the adult population has experienced headaches within the last year, and 30% of these adults have also experienced painful migraines. A migraine differs from a headache as it can last days, be physically debilitating and much more intense. Migraines can cause sensitivity to light and sounds, many people

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Benefits of Good Posture

A reminder such as “stand up straight” is likely something everyone has heard before, and for a good reason. There are many benefits to keeping good posture throughout your day to day life. Work, school and the demands of life all can take a toll on the body, but being mindful of things you can do to alleviate this is key. Increasing your awareness of your posture on a day to day basis will help

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