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What is Acupuncture?

Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Acupuncture is an ancient technique that promotes your body’s natural healing process through the ...
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Achilles’ Tendon Pain

Achilles Tendon Pain? Acupuncture helps the recovery time of a damaged achilles tendon by reducing inflammation, reinforcing connective tissues and more.

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3 Ways Chinese Medicine Helps Endometriosis

Last Updated on October 29, 2021 Endometriosis is a women’s health condition where uterine cells grow outside of the uterus, commonly ...

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Easy substitutes for unhealthy foods
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Easy Substitutes For Unhealthy Foods

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 Guest Blog Provided by blogger Stacia B. We understand: The tough reality is that ...
Build a healthy diet to support a strong immune system!
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Build a healthy diet to support a strong immune system!

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 In the uncertain era of a pandemic, conflicting news and political unrest it’s important ...
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Favorite Naturopathic Foods to Prevent Winter Illness

Last Updated on November 8, 2021 Dr. heather Krebsbach As a Naturopathic Doctor, I believe strongly in the healing power ...

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Exposure to pollution
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How to Heavy Metal Detox Naturally & Safely

Last Updated on September 27, 2022 Worldwide, arsenic and other heavy metals have a significant impact on human health as …

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Damaged ligaments
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Can Acupuncture Heal Damaged Ligaments?

Last Updated on November 18, 2022 Ligaments are strong connective tissue bands that connect bones to bones. They are similar …

Strengthen your vagus nerve for relaxation and stress reduction
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Strengthen your Vagus Nerve for Relaxation and Stress Reduction

Last Updated on October 29, 2021 The vagus nerve is a long wandering nerve that exits from the brain and travels down through the digestive organs. The nerve is especially important to nervous system regulation. The vagus nerve regulates the internal organ functions like heart rate, respiration, and digestion. It also controls the reflex actions

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6 practical ideas for mental health during a quarantine
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6 Practical Ideas for Mental Health During a Quarantine

Last Updated on November 10, 2021 In order for us all to avoid going completely stir crazy and spending 2 weeks in our pajamas watching Netflix here are 6 very practical ways to help us stay motivated and maintain our mental well being during our quarantine time. 6 Easy to do Practical Ideas: Get dressed

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Acupuncture Can Provide Relief for Chronic Illness

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 Chronic illness isn’t easy to deal with, and many patients often end up scrambling for ways to relieve the pain. In our previous article on ‘Who Should I See When I’m in Pain?’, we discussed how discomfort could be caused by many reasons, and not just from the illness itself. Factors

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Who should I see when I’m in pain?

Last Updated on November 10, 2021 Throughout the world, musculoskeletal pain is one of the most common reasons to seek help from a medical professional and one of the leading causes of disability. Common reasons to seek medical care include: neck pain low back pain arthritis sports injuries whiplash from car accidents. Traditionally it has

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Eat More Dark Chocolate

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 Good news, and just in time for Valentines day! Dark chocolate has been shown to have several health benefits.  A recent research study asked participants to eat between 8-20 grams of dark chocolate daily for several weeks.  That is equal to two small squares.  I hope they also got paid

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Favorite Naturopathic Foods to Prevent Winter Illness

Last Updated on November 8, 2021 Dr. heather Krebsbach As a Naturopathic Doctor, I believe strongly in the healing power of nature. So as the cold and flu season approaches, there are many natural approaches to optimizing one’s immune system in order to get yourself ready for battles ahead. While sleep and stress management are

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What are shin splints?
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What Are Shin Splints?

Last Updated on November 8, 2021 <img src=”https://innergateacupuncture.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/bigstock-Muscle-Injury-Athlete-Runnin-83143142.jpg” alt=”Muscle Injury – Athlete Running Clutching Calf Muscle After Spraining It While Out Jogging On The Be” /> Shin splints are a painful stress syndrome that develops along the region where muscles attach to the tibia or shin bone. Shin splints are characterized as painful aching or

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What happens to your body during a car accident?

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 The impact of a car accident leads to extreme force, also known as kinetic energy, being absorbed by your body. Although cars are equipped with safety features to help address this, our bodies are not made to handle the impact of these forces. Auto Accidents cause whiplash injuries:Whiplash occurs

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Condition of the Month: Sciatica

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 What is sciatica?  Sciatica is an umbrella term often used to describe pain along the lower back, in the buttocks or into the leg which occurs in up to 40% of the population. The type of pain can be variable; including sharp, dull, aching, throbbing, tingling, numbness or burning

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5 Common Injuries of Cycling and How Acupuncture Can Help

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 Cycling is a popular way to stay in shape, commute, lose weight and maintain cardio health. Portland is one of America’s best biking cities supported by one of the country’s largest cycling communities. While cycling helps maintains overall health the posture and muscle strain associated with cycling leads to

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May moon
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May Moon

Last Updated on November 10, 2021 In ancient times the moon was an important way people kept track of seasonal changes and important events. People associated the moon with the natural phenomena that occurred throughout the year.  In our time the solar calendar has become far more important and the lunar calendar. The lunar calendar

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Healthy living for seniors: tips for feeling and looking great
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Eight Easy Ways Seniors Can Develop and Maintain Healthy Habits

Last Updated on November 10, 2021 When it comes to developing healthy habits, it can often feel overwhelming. However, living a healthy lifestyle can make your life much easier and enjoyable, especially during your golden years. Seniors who exercise spend 25 percent less time being injured than those who don’t, so it’s incredibly useful and

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Chiropractic Reduces Joint Inflammation

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 There are several different types of joints in the human body. Ball and socket joints, gliding joints, hinge joints and saddle joints all allow different types of movements. Every joint is designed slightly differently and we all endure different strains and impacts on our joints based on what types

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Optimize your thyroid function
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Optimize Your Thyroid Function

Last Updated on November 10, 2021 Dr. Heather Krebsbach is a naturopathic physician seeing patients at Inner Gate Acupuncture’s Halsey street location. She has been practicing naturopathic medicine in Portland Since 2006. She specializes in bio identical hormones and endocrine health. In this post she offers her insights on understanding and optimizing thyroid health. The

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Year of the pig
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Year of the Pig

Last Updated on October 29, 2021 The year of the Earth Dog has past and we’ve begun the year of the Earth Pig.  The Pig is the last animal of the 12 year Chinese zodiac cycle.  Legend holds that the Yellow emperor held a race for all animals to determine their position in the yearly line up.  The

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Quality Foods = Quality of Life

Last Updated on November 10, 2021 What Do Diets Have In Common? We are constantly inundated with the latest and greatest diets or food trends. All this information can make it difficult to know what we really should be eating. But if we strip away all the hype, we can see that the majority of

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Back Pain, Disc Health, and Dehydration

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 How does dehydration affect low back pain? The discs in your spine are fibrous bundles with soft liquid centers. The discs are nearly 75% water. The outer ring is more fibrous and tough while the inner ring, also known as the nucleus pulposus, is mostly water. During a normal

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Sugar, it’s not good for you!
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SUGAR, IT’S NOT GOOD FOR YOU!

Last Updated on November 10, 2021 Many of us have been searching for the best diet to help us achieve optimal health. Some of us have tried plant-based diets, while others have explored eliminating certain foods. Traditional diets from all around the world, some completely plant-based and others heavily animal-based, have all produced healthy populations.

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Acupuncture for Frozen Shoulder

Last Updated on November 9, 2021 WHAT IS FROZEN SHOULDER?  The shoulder is a highly mobile joint that has an exceptional range of motion.  Adhesive capsulitis, better known as frozen shoulder, is a condition in which the shoulder’s normal range of motion is greatly reduced. It is also associated with pain that can be dull, aching

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