Category Archive: Blog

Now’s the Time for a Spring Cleanse!

Spring is here!  It represents growth and new beginnings for the trees, grass and flowers, and for us, too.  This is the time to leave the winter doldrums behind and start fresh. What better time than now to cleanse the body of pollutants, chemicals, sugar, caffeine and more?  Eating fresh vegetables and fruits plus whole food …

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Can Acupuncture Help You?

Most likely! With more than 3,000 years of clinical experience, acupuncture can be very effective for dramatically reducing pain, speeding up healing and treating many internal disorders naturally, without side effects. Today, acupuncture as a therapeutic intervention is widely practiced in the U.S.  An estimated 15 million Americans have already used it, and 5 million …

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Dallas Acupuncturist Nancy Corsaro Tells How to Stay Healthy This Winter

Ever wonder why so many people get the flu right after the holidays? Too much sugar and poor food choices over the holidays are a big contributing factor. And for adults, add too much alcohol to the mix! Here’s how you can boost your immune system to help prevent colds and flu this winter:   …

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Dallas Acupuncturist Tells How to Recognize Heat Exhaustion

Dallas Acupuncturist Nancy Corsaro, here.  Given the record high temps in Dallas and elsewhere in the country, we all need to be aware of how to recognize heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and what to do. The body cools itself by sweating and allowing that sweat to evaporate. This requires enough fluid in the body …

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Dallas Acupuncturist Offers a Cool Summer Tip

Dallas Acupuncturist and herbalist Nancy Corsaro, L.Ac. offers a tip for beating the heat this summer with a tasty treat.  It’s watermelon, known in China for centuries to help cool you off in the summer months.  Traditionally used as a food cure for ‘summer heat’ — feeling hot, irritable, thirsty — watermelon actually cools the …

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Mango Peach Salsa Recipe from Dallas Acupuncturist Nancy Corsaro

Here’s a healthy and easy peach and mango salsa recipe, great for the summer! The delicate flavors of mangos and peaches combine with onions and garlic in this sweet-and-savory salsa recipe. Try it with chips (baked chips, of course)  for a light snack on a hot summer night, or add to a vegetable burrito for …

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Dallas Acupuncturist Says “Sleep to Lose Weight”

Dallas Acupuncturist Nancy Corsaro reports on recent research showing that dieters who slept for 8.5 hours lost 55% more body fat than dieters who slept 5.5 hours.   The dieters who slept less reported feeling hungrier throughout the study even though they ate the same diet and performed similar activities as the dieters who slept more. …

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Dallas Acupuncturist Nancy L. Corsaro Reports on Headache Study

Dallas Acupuncturist Nancy L. Corsaro Reports on Duke University Headache Study Researchers at Duke University found that acupuncture is more effective than medication in reducing the severity and frequency of chronic headaches. Of the acupuncture patients in the studies, 62% reported headache relief compared to 45% of people taking medication. See the 3-minute Youtube video …

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Dallas Acupuncturist Recommends Ear Massage to Reduce Stress

Dallas Acupuncturist Nancy Corsaro of East-West Acupuncture recommends ear massage to help reduce stress. Ear massage can calm the mind and promote well being.  Studies have demonstrated that ear stimulation increases the levels of endorphins in both the blood and cerebrospinal fluid. Endorphins are hormones that reduce pain and promote a feeling of general well-being.   …

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Dallas Acupuncturist Nancy Corsaro talks about ‘eating for the season’

Dallas Acupuncturist Nancy Corsaro talks about ‘eating for the season’ Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) recommends certain dietary principles for better digestion and good health depending upon the season. For winter, this ancient wisdom tells us to: Eat more cooked foods and less raw and cold foods such as salads. If you do have a salad, …

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