Tag Archives: Austin

Natural Ways To Boost Your Immune System During The Cold And Flu Season | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Yup, it’s that time of year my friends- the time for holiday shopping, over eating and, in case you haven’t noticed, the return of the Cold and Flu season.  Before you go pumping a bunch of unnecessary, largely ineffective and … Continue reading

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The Primary Dietary Keys To Weight Loss | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

According to the 2011 annual Obesity Report issued by the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations, over the past year, not one US state has seen a reduction in obesity rates.  The results, which are sobering … Continue reading

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What Is Cupping? |Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

In the summer of 2008, a picture appeared in the newspapers of a Chinese swimmer preparing for the Olympic Games with huge, circular blotches all over her back.  This photo sparked a question throughout the West of, “What is this … Continue reading

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How To Choose An Acupuncturist | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Call me crazy, but I think your health care provider, regardless of what type of health care you choose, should be someone you feel totally comfortable with, who listens to you and gives you the quality time, compassion and service … Continue reading

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The Truth About Salt | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Salt has developed a pretty bad rap in recent years, but before you totally shun, diss, or eliminate salt completely from your diet, make sure you’ve got all the facts. Let’s not forget that salt is absolutely essential for life … Continue reading

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The Health Benefits of Pomegranate, and How to Eat Them | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

As a Licensed Acupuncturist, a huge part of my job is to teach my patients about the value of preventative medicine in maintaining their health and wellness, rather than simply going in for treatment when they don’t feel well (which would be sick-care, not … Continue reading

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Demystifying “Qi” | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

“ach-QI!”…gesundheit… As your friendly, neighborhood Austin Acupuncture Specialist, a big part of my job is to educate people about the fundamental philosophies of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), how it works, and the phenomenal ways in which it can help them achieve and … Continue reading

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9,000 Needles: Award-Winning Documentary | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Whether you are interested in seeing the amazing effects of acupuncture, or looking for an incredibly inspiring story, I recommend you watch this documentary which won ‘Best Documentary’ at the Phoenix, DocuWest and Temecula Valley Film Festivals 2010, as well as 7 … Continue reading

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The Healing Benefits of Coconut Oil |Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

As a Licensed Acupuncturist, a huge part of my job is to teach my patients about the value of preventative medicine in maintaining their health and wellness, rather than simply going in for treatment when they don’t feel well (which … Continue reading

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The Health Benefits of Aloe Vera | Turning Point Wellness | Acupuncture in the Leander, Cedar Park Area

Most people are familiar with the topical use of fresh Aloe Vera gel for treating burns.  But did you know that the plant contains more than 200 invigorating ingredients that boast numerous health benefits beyond skin treatments? All Aloe Vera … Continue reading

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