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Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases

Autoimmune diseases are a collective group of disorders that plague nearly 50 million people in the United States today. When a person suffers from an autoimmune disease it means their own immune system is attacking the body and altering or destroying the tissues. Autoimmune diseases include things like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, Crohn’s disease, pernicious anemia, multiple sclerosis, irritable

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Parkinson’s Disease And Traditional Chinese Medicine

From a western medicine perspective, Parkinson’s Disease is one of a group of motor system disorders that are caused by the loss of dopamine producing brain cells. The general symptoms include tremor, slowed motion (bradykinesia) which makes voluntary movements such as walking difficult, loss of automatic movements such as swinging your arms while you walk, and a “frozen” facial

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