Photo by Jason Briscoe Fact: Exercise is a stressful event for your body. Markers for health are generally worse immediately after a workout. Myth: With regards to exercise, more [intensity, frequency, duration, distance] is always better. My thoughts: Intense exercise is normalized in our society. Your body needs rest, just as much as it needs movement. Exercise and activity can help many conditions, but it can also cause problems. I want you to work hard and work up a swea
Did you know that acupuncture can help men, too? Most people think of turning to acupuncture to treat pain, but I also see many men for stress management, injury recovery, chronic fatigue, insomnia, and digestive issues to name a few. How could acupuncture help improve the health of a man in your life?
Let's celebrate the Autumn Equinox with some Chinese Medicine associations! Fall is associated with the Metal element, which relates to the Lung and Large Intestine organs. The Metal element can become unbalanced, and is especially susceptible during it's season of Fall. Within the scope of Chinese Medicine, we balance the Metal element through diet, qi gong, herbal therapy, and acupuncture. Enjoy this graphic and list of symptoms compiled by Seed of Life Acupuncture: SIGN
Have you noticed the goldenrod brightening up the sides of the roads, and out in the fields? Or maybe you've noticed a loved one with dry itchy eyes or congested sinuses? It feels like we're already in full swing of fall allergies!
While goldenrod generally blooms simultaneously and serves as a good visual signal, its wind-pollinated cousin ragweed is the more common culprit of fall allergy symptoms.
I dealt with seasonal and environmental allergies for years. While presc
You won't see this guy around the office, and yet he plays a super important role here at North Shore Acupuncture & Wellness. He's our CFO, spreadsheet master, previewer of just about everything, physical laborer, editor, morale booster, accountant, voice of reason, business adviser, vacation enforcer, and probably one of my biggest cheerleaders. Simply put, this business would not exist without him. And while he wears many hats, my favorite is that of my husband! Happy Ann
New location, new sign :) A big thanks to Seaport Signworks in Newburyport. My entrance at the back of Fowler Chiropractic is now officially labeled. Thank you for your great work and speedy production!