Categories: Acupuncture

Dry Itchy Skin?

By Jenny Redding D.Ac Do you know what the largest organ in the body is?  Here are a couple hints; you wear it as a sweater to your muscles.  It has a wide spectrum of colours.  It’s dry in the winter and sticky in the summer.  Got it?? YESSSSSS your skin!!  Good!!  From a Traditional […]

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Food Cravings and What they say about You!

Sugar cravings anyone? We’ve all had our fair share of cravings for that piece of chocolate or needing a salty treat. Have you ever thought of what that actually means and why your body is telling you to eat something which we may or may not need caloric wise. Well here is why according to […]

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Addictions Acupuncture and You

No matter how serious your addiction is acupuncture can help. Find out more….

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Stop Smoking with Acupuncture!

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years to help decrease the anxiety related to stopping a drug, decrease craving durations and help the body detox in a safe natural healthy way.

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Can Acupuncture Improve Egg Quality?

Ovarian reserve is something that cannot be reversed. As females we are born with all the eggs we will ever have and gradually lose them through each menstrual cycle. However, the quality of the eggs we do have can be improved. The two big factors that I recommend to my clients are consuming high amounts of antioxidants and acupuncture.

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Sleep with Acupuncture

What about short term or acute insomnia? What are the factors? New York Times report that the following are major contributing factors to transient insomnia:
•Traumatic and stressful events; Pain
•Female hormonal fluctuations (menses, pregnancy, menopause)
•Jet Lag, travelling
•Change in light exposure and environment (change in temperature)
•Stimulants such as caffeine, nicotine and medication

It’s interesting to see all these variables that contribute to insomnia in Western medicine because the Traditional Chinese medicine perspective have always approached all disease and health conditions in a holistic and individual basis. This means no cookie cutter treatments!

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Re-Energize with Coffee!

Coffee, coffee, coffee….Cha Cha Cha!! Energizing, exhilarating and stimulating. All properties of an amazing drink in one small sweet or bitter (depending on how you take) cuppa. Yet, is it really that good for you? Can it really energize/re-energize you? YES and NO!

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The Secrets of Tongue Diagnosis. Insights into What your Tongue Says about you and your Health.

We are all fascinated with the thought of being able to tell the future, we are familiar with the magical mystical powers of the crystal ball or having our palms read. Weather we believe these methods reveal the truth or not, it at the very least peeks our curiosity. The tongue according to Chinese medicine gives us a glimpse of the state of our health in the same way that palmists can read our futures. The tongue, a muscle we use to speak, eat and sing can tell a lot about our circulation, our metabolism, digestive concerns and much much more.

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You Are Invited to Acutoronto’s Open House – Thursday June 5th, 2014

It happens once a year, Acutoronto is opening it’s doors to existing clients,  and the community to visit us! Please join us for lunch or after work in celebrating over 9 years of service, as well as welcoming our new team members! Thursday June 5th, 2014 12pm-7pm Visit us at: 2401 Yonge Street, Suite 205 We […]

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Tips to help Your Teen tap into their Brain Powers

Acupuncture has been shown to improve brain function, recall and attention. Scientific tests using MRI scans have shown positive results for vascular dementia and other degenerative problems when cerebral circulation was greatly improved with the acupuncture treatments. In clinical practice, we see people perform better in interviews and exams, react appropriately and calmly to stressful situations and vastly improve memory and mood.

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Yonge Eglinton Medical Centre
2401 Yonge St, Suite 205
Toronto, ON M4P 3H1