Acupuncture & Holistic Health Associates

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Cleansing in the Spring

Springtime is here! (Although in Wisconsin, it still feels like winter) Spring is a great time of year to do a cleanse. The liver is more active in spring and with the increasing temperatures, it is the perfect time to do any kind of detoxification (cleansing or potentially fasting). We recommend that any such activity should Read more…

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What is a “symptom?”

Let’s look at the actual definition of the word symptom. SYMPTOM: “a physical or emotional manifestation of an underlying disease process, indicating there is an imbalance.” We look at your symptoms as indicators that there is something wrong a deeper level. Many people come to us with a particular condition that Read more…

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Athletes and Acupuncture

Athletes and acupuncture go together very well. Even famous athletes have seen the benefits of acupuncture. (See this tweet from Kobe Bryant here). Over the years we have helped many people that participate in many sports, including basketball, football, hockey, volleyball, running, baseball, golf, swimming, rowing, and people who go to the Read more…

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How Chinese Herbs Work

Many people take Chinese herbs, but there is much confusion as to how they actually work. Fundamentally, Chinese herbal formulas restore circulation and build organ function. The way that a formula is composed includes combining specific herbs to cause a very specific outcome and having those herbs complement each other. In Read more…