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8
Apr

Helpful Tips About Acupuncture

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You increase your physical activity, sleep more and watch what you eat when you’re trying to lose a few pounds. To decrease your muscle soreness, you perform proper stretching exercises. If you want to feel less pain or fighting a medical condition, but you don’t want to use medication, what do you do? You can turn to Chinese medicine when your physician is at a loss to recommend an alternative treatment. Learn more in the article below.

Acupuncture offers gentile and natural relief!

Acupuncture offers gentile and natural relief!

Acupuncture may take some time to work. You have to go for a few different sessions for the full benefits of acupuncture. You won’t get all of the main effects if you only go one time. So, be patient, go to each session, and give it time to be effective.

Even if you are afraid of needles, you can see an acupuncture specialist as in our office we several other options. Effective acupuncture treatments can improve your life and decrease pain. Get pain relief through this 2,000 year healing art without letting anxiety get in your way. Beyond, getting rid of sickness, lets get well and read our post on well care.

Do not eat huge meals before you get treat. Your meal should be light so that you don’t get dizzy or nauseous, and don’t eat a full meal either. It can be hard to lay on your stomach when you have just eaten a lot.

If you want to try acupuncture but fear needles, ask the practitioner to use laser acupuncture. This is an alternative method involving laser light that places pressure on certain points along the body, instead of using needles. It is painless, and some find it to be quite effective.

Dr. Bennett will review any medications you are taking to determine if any of them are contraindicated during acupuncture and she will call your MD if needed.

If you are taking any medications that were prescribed to you by a medical doctor, it is important to make a list of them before going to see an acupuncturist. That will help your practitioner know how best to customize treatment especially for you.

Our practice uses holistic solutions including Acupuncture, Herbal Therapy and Functional Medicine to determine and treat the root cause of your medical issues. We want to help you start feeling better today. Click here to take advantage of our Free Consultation offer  and find out just how much you can enjoy life with new found health and wellness.

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Dr. Bennett checking a patients acupuncture pulse, reflecting organ function!

At Bennett Acupuncture we are PPO provider on many plans, PLUS we have great cash programs. Want us to check with your insurance company, just call us at 714-962-5031. While some specific treatments or programs may be covered, there may be others that are not.  We can get you up to speed on your options.

 

Dr. BennettAbout Acupuncturist Dr. Stefanie M. Bennett, LAc,  PhD – Holds both a masters and doctorate in acupuncture and Chinese medicine, plus two diplomats. She hascompleted additional training in functional medicine, herbal medicine, and applied clinical nutrition. She has been practicing in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach for over 13 years. She can be reached at 714-962-5031 and new patients are welcome

 

12
Mar

Healthy and easy to make smoothie

Healthy and easy to make smoothie is a great meal substitute or for a snack. You cannot beat the benefits of a high-quality smoothie for nutrition and weight loss. This is not a fictitious healthy smoothie you find at a strip center store chain. This is the real deal, just watch the video. Always thinking about you, Dr. Bennett

Make the night before.
Take it on the go to work! Very convenient.
Healthy alternative to high calorie meals

Smoothie Recipe:

Blend Cup of fresh sprouted almonds in a cup water

Add Frozen Organic Spanish – (Trader Joes has a good one), strawberries and bananas

One teaspoon Flax seed oil (for healthy fats)

Two scoops SP Complete Standard Process (non-GMO, plant based) For athletes needing extra protein or if you are really hungry add two scoops of Standard Process Whey Pro Protein.

Note: I have researched many protein products and by far I am very impressed by the quality and processing of Standard Process. This product is provided by health care professionals only. Get yours here!

Stevia 2 little drops

Blend

A yummy, working weight loss hint: Have a smoothie just before a meal, you will eat less and get more nutrients, especially before a high calorie meal.

Dr. BennettAbout Acupuncturist Dr. Stefanie M. Bennett, LAc,  PhD – Holds both a masters and doctorate in acupuncture and Chinese medicine, plus two diplomats. She hascompleted additional training in functional medicine, herbal medicine, and applied clinical nutrition. She has been practicing in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach for over 13 years. She can be reached at 714-962-5031 and new patients are welcome