Author Archives: MBarili

An Introduction To Acupuncture

AN INTRODUCTION TO ACUPUNCTURE Article by Maggie Barili RN, LAc, Dipl.Ac  WHAT IS ACUPUNCTURE? DOES IT HURT?   These are the two most commonly asked questions about Acupuncture. Acupuncture is a form of medical treatment that encourages your body to promote and participate in its own innate ability to naturally self-heal. Acupuncture helps your body…

Acupuncture for Headaches, Migraines, Cluster Headaches

Oriental Medicine / Acupuncture for Headaches, Migraines & Cluster Headaches     Acupuncture is more effective than medication in reducing the severity and frequency of chronic headaches, according to a new analysis conducted by Duke University Medical Center researchers. The pain that headache and migraine sufferers endure can impact every aspect of their lives. Acupuncture…

Pins & Needles – Ear Acupuncture & Knitting Circle ~ To be announced

  PINS & NEEDLES  Ear Acupuncture & Knitting circle When:       To be announced Where: Niantic Acupuncture & Family Wellness 369 Main Street Niantic, CT 06357  Directly across from the Natural Food Store    Knitters Unite and De-Stress! Bring your knitting or any crafty project to a relaxing comfortable space where you can share, learn, teach and…

Stress Anxiety Depression – How Acupuncture can help

Numerous studies have demonstrated the substantial benefits of acupuncture in the treatment of stress, anxiety & depression. Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine can significantly alleviate and even eliminate: – Anxiety and anxiety attacks – Depression – Emotional distress – A wide range of physical symptoms caused by stress Stress is experienced by everyone in a variety…

Gastro-Intestinal Disorders – Heartburn / GERD – How Acupuncture can help

Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture and herbs can significantly relieve or eliminate symptoms by treating the root of your problem. Why Heartburn Happens:  In people with frequent heartburn, the lower esophageal sphincter muscle may be weak, or relax too frequently, allowing stomach acids to get into the esophagus.  It is not usually a problem of ‘too much…