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4 tips to Practice Self-Care When Diagnosed with Cancer

4 Tips to Practice Self-Care When Diagnosed with Cancer

March 2, 2018

Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States behind heart disease. An estimated 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year and more than 7.6 million die from the disease. Fortunately, many cases are treatable with procedures including surgery, chemotherapy, radiation, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy.   We lay out 4 tips to practice self-care when diagnosed […]

Tips to Manage a Panic Attack - RiverWest Acupuncture in Portland

Tips to Manage a Panic Attack – RiverWest Acupuncture in Portland

February 8, 2018

Here’s what’s we are seeing in our clinic In the last week, we have had 5 patients come into the clinic with major, debilitating panic attacks. That is highly unusual for our clinic.  So it has made me think about all the things that are happening that would affect such statistics.  Here are some of them. The stock market is […]

portland acupuncture for migraines

Portland Acupuncture for Migraines

February 1, 2018

  If you have ever had a migraine headache, I’m sure you will agree that if you NEVER had another one,,,,,,, you’d be good! Do you know the mechanics of a Migraine? The Science of a Migraine According to scientists, the science of the migraine is not fully understood.   They do know that it is a result from a complex series […]

how acupuncture helps allergies

How Acupuncture works for Allergies

January 22, 2018

The Problem: Here’s a story about Al. The name is changed to protect our patients identity. This story is about how acupuncture works for allergies.   Al came to RiverWest Acupuncture as a new patient about 18 years ago.  His problem was seasonal allergies that would get so bad, it would induce asthma.   His MD would prescribe allergy medications and he […]

How acupuncture helps the flu

How Does Acupuncture help the Flu Virus

January 17, 2018

How does acupuncture help the flu virus? The flu this year is a doozy! Australia said it would be. At least those were the reports coming out of Australia. Different strains of influenza circulate each year. According to the CDC, this year, influenza A — specifically H3N2 — is the prevalent strain.   When this happens, we seem to see more […]


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