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Ted Ray, L.Ac. DNBAO
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Your Main Source for Alternative Medicine!
Your Main Source for Alternative Medicine!

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Acupuncture for Depression Acupuncture effectively treats mild to moderate depression and may be used in conjunction to western medications. By correcting imbalances in the Liver and Kidney energies, people can begin to feel well within the first few…

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I’m excited to tell you about a few changes I’m making for 2018. First, I’ll be offering a new Maintenance Program to support patients who are looking to maintain their health and keep chronic issues at bay. Second, I am slightly increasing to my current…

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Beyond weight loss, one of the most common questions I get from my female patients is “what can I do to improve my hair and nails?”  Achieving this is easy when we’re young, but requires more effort as we begin to age. Research has shown that our skin,…

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If you’ve ever bent over to tie your shoe and couldn’t get up, you know about back pain. One moment you’re fine, the next you’re not. The most common question I get from my patients: “Why did this happen?” Typically, acute back pain results from of a…

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Cold and flu season is upon us, which means that in the next 3-4 months, most of you will experience the frustrating muscle aches, fevers, runny nose, and coughing a cold or flu brings each year. Herbs too, suffer from bacterial and viral infections, and…

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Insomnia is one of the most common sleep disorders, with a prevalence of 40% in adults. It is generally believed that 10%–15% of the adult population suffers from chronic insomnia, and an additional 25%–35% have transient or occasional insomnia.1 It’s no…

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Let’s face it. Most people don’t think about their health until they get sick. But what if there were a few things you could do to give yourself the upper hand when it came to cold and flu season? Happily, there are some easy solutions. Following are my…

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Fire Cupping Traditionally, cupping is the process of using fire to extract the oxygen from the inside of a jar or glass vessel. The fire creates a vacuum inside of the vessel and, when placed on the skin, creates strong suction. Skilled practitioners can…

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In my practice, I’m always looking to get the maximum benefit for my patients with the fewest needles. Similarly, I like using a single herb that offers the function of three. A great example of this is black fennel seed. This extensively researched1 herb…

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Last time (part I) we discussed the role vitamin D plays on bone health, cancer, and tuberculosis, and immune function. In part II, we’ll cover everything else you need to know about why vitamin D is important for achieving optimal health. Heart Disease…
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