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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Acupuncture and Mental Health

Forty million Americans suffer from anxiety disorders, and the number, among women, is rising. One in ten Americans exhibit major depression (the leading cause of disability). Acupuncture is widely accepted as a treatment for physical maladies. But what about mental health? Dr. Anahita Forati has seen many patients respond to acupuncture for conditions like anxiety […]

May 14th, 2013|Integrative Medicine|

The importance of Sleep during the “yin” time

In our culture of working hard, playing harder, life, work, and family it is easy to push oneself to the point of exhaustion. ¬†Often people come to the clinic wanting to have more energy so they can fit 30 hours of activity into 24 hours. ¬† The frantic pace of life then effects sleep and […]

May 6th, 2013|Integrative Medicine|