Benefits of B12 Injections | Sarasota Center for Acupuncture

Benefits of B12 Injections Vitamin B12 is beneficial for many reasons. It can increase energy, support the immune system, boost metabolism and regulate sleep.  Not only will you feel better, but the vitamin helps keep your nerves and red blood cells functioning optimally. In addition, the supplement helps you burn fat, and will help to…

Acupuncture and Gastroparesis

Acupuncture and Gastroparesis Gastroparesis is a disorder that affects the normal motility of the stomach causing it to not empty properly. Symptoms of gastroparesis include pain in the abdomen, nausea, loss of appetite, belching and indigestion. Acupuncture is incredibly effective in treating not only the symptoms of Gastroparesis but helping to address the cause of…

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Acupuncture and Weight Loss

Acupuncture and Weight Loss By: Dr. Lauren Edwards Acupuncture can be an effective natural resource in aiding in weight loss. Now the New Year is upon us, many individuals find themselves wanting to shed the holiday pounds and make healthy resolutions. Some of the top resolutions being weight loss, healthier lifestyles, and dietary improvements. Acupuncture has…

Five Minute Meditation

Five Minute Meditation: I hear it all the time in my practice… people feel too busy to meditate. Schedules are hectic, kids are busy and sometimes setting aside time to sit down for a meal can be strenuous. However, consider this. A study published in Time Magazine from Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience reported that…

aupuncture for colds and flu

Acupuncture Treatment For Colds and Flu

It’s Back to School Time! Acupuncture Treatment for Colds and Flu It is that time of the year again! Kids are heading back to school and families are preparing to battle all the new bugs children will bring home. According to the CDC, seasonal colds are the most prominent reason children miss school, and adults…

Stress Relief with Acupuncture Sarasota

Stress Relief? Try Acupuncture

Stress Relief Are  you looking for some stress relief? Then you should try Acupuncture! Stress, worry, and anxiety have become common terms in our daily vocabulary as the demands of everyday life grow greater. Although some people may not realize, even turning on the news in the morning can cause a stress response. So how…

Flu Shot Alternatives

Flu Shot Alternatives Looking for Flu shot alternatives? With many scary stories about the side effects of flu shots, people want natural ways to protect themselves. Dr. Lauren Edwards, Board Certified Acupuncture Physician offers the natural homeopathic flu shot, Engystol that will boost your immunity system, reduce cold like symptoms and promote a sense of…

Acupuncture and Weight Loss at Sarasota Acupuncture

Acupuncture can be effective in helping with long-term weight loss. Retaining extra weight can be caused by many factors including hormonal imbalances, metabolic fluctuations, or improper dietary and physical activity habits. As previously noted by Dr. Oz, Acupuncture helps with weight control by regulating the hypothalamus which can control hunger, thirst, and balance hormones. Dr.…

Cupping at Sarasota Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese medical practitioners have used cupping for years to achieve a variety of health benefits ranging from pain relief to detoxification. Cupping helps to increase circulation, and invigorate the flow of oxygenated blood throughout the body, resulting in pain reduction. In addition, cupping aids in stimulating the lymphatic system which will boost the immune…