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Links to Articles on Acupuncture by a variety of authors, including some by Gwen Williams.

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Spring: Time to Awake

Posted on March 20, 2017 at 8:00 PM

Signs of spring and the lengthening daylight are telling us it is time. It is time to awaken from the cold, hibernation, introspection and protectionism, and some aspects of fear, that represent the Winter-Water Element in traditional medicine. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/44420840-now-is-the-time-to-awake-

Chinese Medicine and Depression

Posted on March 17, 2017 at 10:00 PM

In Chinese medicine, depression can be an expression of an imbalance that can be related to a number of different patterns.https://agelessherbs.com/depression/natural-alternative-herbs/

Maintaining Perspective in the Dead of Winter

Posted on February 11, 2017 at 9:35 AM

This winter has been great so far. Usually it is really hard to stay upbeat when we worry about news of perhaps another storm and more shovelling. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/43107717-the-dead-of-winter

How to Get Healthy with Traditional Medicine

Posted on January 22, 2017 at 10:30 AM

Eat Your Medicine - your food is your medicine; Live According to the Seasons - get in synch with nature. http://www.chinesemedicineliving.com/acupuncture/how-to-get-healthy-in-2016-with-chinese-medicine/

Myths about Acupuncture

Posted on December 3, 2016 at 9:05 PM

With acupuncture continuing to grow in popularity and gain acceptance by mainstream medicine, it's important to clarify a few myths and misconceptions. http://acutakehealth.com/have-you-heard-these-acupuncture-myths#more-16144

New Research on Menstrual Cramp Relief

Posted on November 21, 2016 at 8:40 PM

New evidence finds acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine effective for the treatment of menstrual pain. http://www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/1234-acupunctureherbsmenstrualcrampsdanggui

Healthy Aging: Traditional Chinese Medicine Perspective

Posted on October 3, 2016 at 10:20 PM

Although the risk of disease and disability clearly increase with advancing age, poor health is not an inevitable consequence of aging. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-jingduan-yang/traditional-chinese-medicine_b_1654753.html

Fall: When Earth transitions to Metal

Posted on September 23, 2016 at 11:05 PM

We have just entered our decent into fall-autumn where the glory of the summer warmth hangs suspended in our memories. Late summer is the peak time of the earth element when the colours of the landscape show up in many variations of yellow (the colour of the earth element) and the harvest is ready. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/42725065-when-earth-transitions-to-metal

Tips for a Healthy Fall

Posted on September 2, 2016 at 10:05 PM

Fall is about refinement. It's time to pare down, to let go of the excesses...focus on what's necessary for winter. http://acutakehealth.com/7-acupuncture-tips-for-a-healthy-fall#more-17273

This is Earth Time

Posted on August 15, 2016 at 11:10 PM

We have arrived at the time of year where we are suspended between summer and our decent into fall where the glory of summer hangs in suspension. http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/42725075-this-is-earth-time

Revive Your "Get Up and Go" Using Traditional Chinese Medicine

Posted on August 4, 2016 at 10:15 PM

Fatigue, from a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) perspective, has many different causes. The remedy will be different depending upon the type of fatigue it is. http://coloradocommunitymedia.com/stories/Revive-Your-Get-Up-and-Go-Using-Traditional-Chinese-Medicine,95760

Acupuncture for Children?

Posted on July 7, 2016 at 9:35 PM

But while some kids may find acupuncture unsettling, the practice... is generally safe for them, according to a new review that is among the first to tackle the issue. http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/acupuncture-safe-children_n_1102024

Research Says Acupuncture Fights Dementia

Posted on June 30, 2016 at 10:10 AM

Two recent studies using acupuncture showed positive results for patients suffering from vascular dementia. The research showed that acupuncture improved their cognitive function and social behavior.  http://tcm007.com/new-research-says-acupuncture-fights-dementia/

Acupuncture for the Emotions

Posted on May 14, 2016 at 9:35 AM

How do you feel? Healthy? Strong? Confident? Free?  Imagine your life without all the drama. No more extreme highs and lows, roller coaster moods, or debilitating stress. http://acutakehealth.com/acupuncture-for-the-emotions

Acupuncture and Varicose Veins?

Posted on April 17, 2016 at 12:05 AM

Many people believe that acupuncture is limited to treat nerve and pain syndromes. It then comes as a surprise to people to learn that acupuncture can help with blood circulation problems such as varicose veins, https://www.theacupunctureclinic.co.nz/acupuncture-and-chinese-herbs-for-varicose-veins/

Spring has sprung! But have you?

Posted on March 24, 2016 at 11:00 PM

Spring is the time of the wood element. For all of us the excitement mounts as the weather gets warmer and we can look forward to getting outside more..http://www.gwenwilliams.ca/apps/blog/show/43326949-spring-has-sprung-but-have-you-

Acupuncture for Anxiety

Posted on March 11, 2016 at 6:30 AM

Acupuncture can help balance both the mental and physical manifestations of this condition returning you to an easy-going life. Some anxiety is a normal healthy response to the stresses of daily life and new situations; however: http://acutakehealth.com/acupuncture-for-the-emotions

Understanding Acupuncture from East to West

Posted on February 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM

...outside the traditional Chinese medicine training, it is mainly GPs and physiotherapists who use acupuncture as an add-on treatment for some conditions (used in this way)...it is being applied out of context... https://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/understanding-acupuncture-through-eastern-and-western-medical-traditions-1.1352850

Benefits of acupuncture widely recognized, accepted

Posted on January 9, 2016 at 8:15 AM

Video News Report: FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Ted Jagusztyn...After conventional medicine failed to ease Michelle Barnett's chronic foot pain, she too went looking for a better way.  Barnett and Jagusztyn found it with acupuncture. https://www.local10.com/news/local/benefits-of-acupuncture-widely-recognized-accepted

Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs for Relief from Ailments & Pain

Posted on December 19, 2015 at 7:25 AM

The World Health Organization recognizes 47 kinds of diseases that can be treated with acupuncture,...Research shows that many health problems are treatable with acupuncture, achieving successful results without drugs.http://www.lubbockonline.com/business-focus/2013-04-15/.VOXWQS6_aew