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Healthy Digestion

This Thanksgiving, let’s give thanks to our bodies for digesting our food day in and day out. Many people struggle with bloating, indigestion, acid reflux, constipation, and diarrhea. How can we ease our digestion and help us have less pain? During

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Stop Icing

We often hear from patients that they are icing their sore muscles or injuries. Many doctors, physical therapists, chiropractors, and other medical professions recommend the use of ice for just about any injury. So the following point may come as

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Cupping: The Olympic Treatment

FamousDC came to City Acupuncture Circle to try out cupping! Watch below to see JoseLo give a demonstration of various types of cupping techniques at our clinic. Come in to try out it out — cupping treats muscle tension, swelling, and

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Acupuncture for All People

As a community acupuncture clinic, we are committed to a mission of health and social justice. We strive to give the best care to the most amount of people possible, regardless of age, gender, or race. The gold standard for

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Beating the heat of Summer

  We are in the height of summer yet the thick humidity of late summer is yet to come. This heat can feel oppressive both physically and emotionally, leading to feelings of irritability or heaviness. How can we stay cool

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Allergies according to Chinese Medicine

This year the DC region has seen record levels of pollen in the air. Pair that with the high amount of rain we’ve experienced, many people are experiencing a variety of allergy symptoms right now: congestion, dry skin, headaches, itchy/red

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The Heart

The heart holds a special place in Chinese philosophy. We could learn a few things about love by looking at how the ancient Chinese regarded the heart: It’s the center of “mind” The word heart (xin) is often translated as heart-mind, as the heart

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Cupping

Cupping is an ancient technique used by many cultures from Native Americans and the Middle East to ancient Egyptians and of course, Chinese medicine. The basic idea is that the vacuum created by the suction cup assists in the circulation

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Acupuncture for Fertility

Acupuncture is an extraordinary modality for treating fertility issues or for complementing modern fertility treatments. Here at City Acupuncture Circle, we have seen an increase in patients seeking support for a range fertility issues (pregnancy loss, infertility, PCOS, and irregular

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Gua sha for healing

The picture might be a little scary to some, but trust us, gua sha feels pretty good. And it’s even better for you. Gua sha means “scrape red” and it is just that: scrapping the skin (with the help of

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