Laurie Edgcomb, L.Ac.

portraitoriginalsmallAcupuncture in Ojai, CA

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine have a rich history in excess of 2500 years.

Already used widely throughout Asia and Europe, Acupuncture is considered one of the most effective natural health care modalities in the United States.

Acupuncture can increase strengthen the body, assist in prevention of disease, assist in recovery of painful conditions, calms the mind, assist in sports performance, facilitate addiction recovery, and improve longevity and health.

How to Stay Healthy As Winter Changes to Spring

For most people, the change of seasons from winter to spring is something to look forward to. But it also means a time when people tend to get sick or seasonal allergies start to flare up. This can make things miserable for a lot of people. As the weather fluctuates between freezing cold and warmer, sunnier days, it

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Food Color and Nutrition

In Chinese medical theory, food is considered medicine. Food has qualities and functions biochemically and energetically that target specific organs. Not only that, but the action a particular food takes to benefit that organ in terms of taste, color and temperature is what is included in Five Element theory. Food has a relationship to both the natural elements

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Moxibustion and Dysmenorrhea

A study conducted by Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has determined that the use of moxibustion at specific days during a woman’s menstrual cycle can decrease pain associated with menstruation. Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a big problem for many women. This study used moxibustion, an accessory modality of TCM, to treat the pain associated with menstruation. The

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