Tag: chinese medicine

3.5 week update

It’s been about 3 1/2 weeks since I started my new migraine-free regimen.  So far: 126 needles, needled 39 pouches of that “tea”/Chinese medicine, consumed 10 hot yoga classes, embraced 0 alcoholic beverages consumed and 0 fried foods eaten (as per Chinese tea instructs) Results: Previous weeks (before starting regimen):  3-5 awful migraines a week!

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That Expensive “Tea”

It’s been 1 week since I began my Chinese medicine regimen in hopes to cure my migraines.  Acupuncture and Chinese herbal tea.  When I went for my first consultation, the doctor recommended 1 month of acupuncture (3 x week) and this tea (2 x day). Last Monday my $180 tea arrived.  It came pre-made and

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Poked & Pinned

Acupuncture Update: Day 2. After work, I was pinned 14 times.  Starting with points on my feet, ankles, hands, and working way up to my head, temples and behind the ears.  Before, I barely felt when the needles was inserted, but today I felt a few stings.  Not just like getting a shot sting, but

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A start of something {hopefully} good

On Friday I went to a Chinese Medicine doctor.  Even my general doctor suggested trying acupuncture to help remedy my migraines, and since last week I was feeling hopeless, I decided to give it a try. After the 2 minute wait (for some reason, you never have to wait long in Korea), I laid down

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