Author Archives: Acupuncture Associates Wilmington

Acupuncture for Ulcers


According to the American College of Gastroenterology, about 20 million Americans will develop an ulcer during their life.  Acupuncture for ulcers can help relieve suffering for those enduring this painful condition. Peptic ulcers are open sores that form on the inside … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Grief


It’s well known that grief involves emotional turmoil; it is often associated with such words as sorrow, heartache, and suffering. However, grief is not a strictly psychological experience. The pain of grief can extend from the emotional to the physical, … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Kidney Problems


A person’s overall physical health is dependent on a number of different factors—and one of the most important is the condition and function of the kidneys. Located beneath the lower ribs on both sides of the spine, each kidney is … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Anger Management


Both Eastern and Western medicine consider frequent anger a destructive emotion—but just how big a problem is it? When anger is an emotional constant, it can become a default setting when it comes to how people deal with emotionally-charged situations … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Anxiety


Occasional stress is a natural part of life—caused by everything from work deadlines to public speaking to rush hour traffic. Anxiety disorders, on the other hand, are more intense and more difficult to overcome than those temporary moments of stress. … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Insomnia


Getting a good night’s sleep has long been considered a requirement of good health. But for those who suffer from insomnia, sleep can feel like a goal that’s always out of reach. Insomnia is a condition signaled by difficulty falling … Continue reading

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Acupuncture Helps Me Manage My Depression Holistically


I suffered from severe depression for five years without finding relief; often, I couldn’t even get out of bed! The Western medications prescribed for depression didn’t work for me; I was also worried about the trial-and-error approach to finding a … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Rheumatoid Arthritis


I suffered from and was diagnosed with a severe case of rheumatoid arthritis—a normal rheumatoid factor is less than 15; mine was over 900! I felt intense pain everywhere from my knees to my wrists to my elbows to my … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Pregnancy Back Pain


Years ago, I was in a car accident. Ever since then, I’ve experienced occasional back problems. But last year, during my first pregnancy, my back was killing me! I still had money in my flexible spending account to use before … Continue reading

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Acupuncture for Stroke Rehabilitation


Two years ago, I had a stroke that affected the entire left side of my body. My left hand was partially paralyzed, and I was unable to open my hand. After many medical treatments throughout the state, including visits with … Continue reading

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