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The Truth About The Flu Shot and Nasal Spray

The pressure to get a flu vaccination.  If you know there is no egg allergy and injecting mercury and aluminum doesn’t bother you, go right ahead.  Sorry, I got melodramatic there. The truth about the vaccine is that it will be the best educated guess that can be made to protect you from two or […]

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Wondering What Cupping Does?

Wondering What Cupping Does? One of the things it can do is help with muscular pain.  It creates negative pressure pulling new, healthy blood into the muscles.  At the same time, it pulls the “garbage” out.  Things like old, dead red blood cells, waste from cellular metabolism, extracellular debris and lactic acid are pulled out […]

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Spring Facial Time at Roxy Barber Acupuncture

Our skin is one of the largest areas where the body stores toxins. Toxin build up causes cell damage and premature aging. Chlorophyll has been called nature’s most powerful detoxifying agent. Chlorophyll binds to things like heavy metals and other toxins and allows them to be removed from the body. Found in both the Margarita […]

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CranioSacral Therapy (CST)

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The craniosacral system is one of the fundamental systems of the body. It consists of the membranes and cerebrospinal fluid which surround and protect the brain and spinal chord. It extends from the bones of the skull, face and mouth, which make up the cranium, down to the sacrum. or tailbone area. Since this system […]

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How To Use Your Mouth as a Marker for Disease

The eye might be a window to your soul, but the mouth is the door to disease. While it might be hard to make the connection between tooth loss and a heart attack, what goes on in your mouth can foreshadow many diseases. Pocket Watch One look inside the mouth will reveal that there are […]

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5 Superfoods For a Healthy Brain

The Brain Diet: Diet is crucial when it comes to preventing Alzheimer’s, and not just for seniors. People in their 40's, 30's, and even their 20's will benefit from switching to brain-friendly food and drink.  There are 2 key points to maintaining a brain-healthy diet. The first is that as your belly grows, your brain […]

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Pain Relief: Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine

“So, can you help me with my pain?" It’s the first question I’m asked when someone discovers I’m an acupuncturist. Acupuncture is a branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) with a rich history and lineage dating back thousands of years to ancient China. Acupuncture is truly a medical art, as each clinician uses various approaches, […]

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Disease Fighting Teas

Tea has been regarded for thousands of years in the East as the key to happiness and wisdom. Now, the West is in awe of the health benefits tea has to offer. See what sipping on a cup of tea could mean for your health and explore the range of flavors available. You may think […]

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Kick the Habit With Acupuncture

Among current U.S. adult smokers, 70% report that they want to quit smoking and millions try to quit every year. If you have attempted to quit smoking, you know how difficult it can be. Nicotine is a powerful addiction. In fact, research suggests that nicotine is as addictive as heroin, cocaine, or alcohol. It is […]

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Flu Season Prevention Ft Lauderdale

Fall is fast approaching and with it the pressure to take a flu vaccination.  If you know there is no egg allergy and injecting mercury and aluminum doesn’t bother you, go right ahead.  Sorry, I got melodramatic there.  The truth about the vaccine is that it will be the best educated guess they can make […]

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