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What is CoQ10?

CoQ10 also known as ubiquinone is a type of nutrient that helps to fuel each cell of the body. In each cell of the body, there is an organelle called the mitochondria where energy is produced. The mitochondria can be … Continue reading

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Exercise may curb marijuana use and cravings

To overcome drug addictions, the norm is to check into a drug treatment center.  But what about exercise? A recent Vanderbilt study shows that exercise can reduce marijuana use in persons who don’t want to quit.  In this study 12 … Continue reading

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Prostate cancer later linked to hair loss at age 20

For some men, the prevailing belief about balding is that it is an innevitable consequence of growing old and it has never been associated with any pathological disease process. But, a recent French study is about to change that long held … Continue reading

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Dr.Aroop Banerji interviewed on Fox 28 news Part 1

Dr.Aroop Banerji interviewed on Fox 28 news morning show on acupuncture.

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Different types of “chi”

In acupunctchiure, everything revolves around energy aka chi – increasing chi, reducing chi, moving chi.  Chi is everywhere and in everything.  What are these types of chi?  Guchi – chi in food.  According to acupuncture, the chi in food is … Continue reading

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Acupuncture can help with hot flashes and night sweats!!!

“S”, a 50 year old female breast cancer patient had been having 5-7 hot flashes/night sweats throughout the day for the last year. This was initially due to “S” experiencing perimenopause.   However, within the last 6 months, the hot flashes/night sweats have … Continue reading

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100% No Trans Fats???

It seems these days many grocery stores, and restaurants are selling food that has “100% no trans fats”.  Now, at a first glance, selling food that is labelled as containing no trans fats appears to be a healthy change in … Continue reading

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Auricular therapy for muscle spasms

A 70 y/o male came into the office complaining of intense muscle spasms  in his lower left back.  The pain had persisted for 2 weeks and the patient rated his pain 6/10 with 10 being the worse.  The patient’s pain … Continue reading

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Acupuncture vs Auricular Therapy

Acupuncture involves the insertion of needles into various part the body (legs, arms, back etc) to promote health.   This 2000 year old medicine has origins in China and is based on the concept that energy or chi flows through the … Continue reading

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What is the neurological basis for Acupuncture pain relieving effects?

Acupuncture has been known foremost for it’s pain relieving effects but it was not known how acupuncture achieves these effects.  In the 1970’s it was believed that acupuncture played a role in the Gate Theory of Pain.  Later on, it … Continue reading

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