Denver Acupuncture + Holistic Blog
Developing Bell’s palsy can feel a bit like a practical joke. You look in the mirror, and something’s not quite right. You eat a snack, but your lips feel numb. Suddenly, you can’t blink one eye or smile. You may even get nervous, wondering if you’ve had a stroke.
Acne is an incredibly frustrating skin condition. Not just because it steals your confidence, but because treating it can feel like solving a mystery. Despite endless advice, many people never manage to understand their skin and the root causes of their acne so they can treat it successfully.
So, you’re ready to quit smoking. Congratulations! But where do you start? Cold turkey seems drastic and unrealistic. Nicotine gums and patches could help, but they don’t address the root of nicotine addiction. Maybe medications are the ticket…but what about the side effects?
Aching wrists and numb fingers can make even the simplest tasks feel like a burden. Unfortunately, that’s a daily experience of over 8 million people who live with carpal tunnel syndrome in the United States. Many of these people suffer through the pain, resort to pain medications, or even undergo surgery in an attempt to return to a more normal way of life.
Neck pain can be a real, well, pain in the neck! Not to worry. You can heal your neck pain naturally with the right therapies and tips. At Wellnest Denver Acupuncture, we help people like you overcome neck pain and get back to their active lives with ease. Let’s learn more about why we get neck pain and five easy ways to find neck pain relief!
Sciatica is a pain in the butt. And the back. And the hip. And the leg. Unfortunately, sciatica will affect up to 40% of us at some time in our lives. Yet, there are few conventional ways to calm this angry nerve condition aside from pain killers and surgery. Here’s the good news: a natural, side-effect-free therapy can help you stop sciatic pain from the root. That therapy is acupuncture.
Every mother dreams of the perfect pregnancy and a complication-free delivery. Unfortunately, sometimes babies have a mind of their own! About 3-4% of pregnancies result in a breech baby, where the baby’s head is positioned away from the birth canal. While this is harmless and normal in early pregnancy, a breech position at the time of delivery can cause complications or require interventions like C-sections.
Losing a few hairs here and there is normal. In fact, the average person loses about 50-100 hairs per day. But when you start to pull out clumps of hair in the shower, or you notice new thinning or balding patches, it may be time to look a little deeper. Let’s take a look at the most common types of hair loss, what causes hair loss, and how you can use acupuncture and Chinese medicine to maintain a healthy mane.
Hormones may be small, but they are mighty. These tiny messengers play significant roles in how our bodies function. They manage how you use energy, how much weight you put on, how happy you are, how well you sleep, and your ability to create healthy children. Unfortunately, hormones are also tricky. They are released by your endocrine system in precise amounts that can easily be thrown off balance.