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Health care providers at Acupuncture Works, Madison WI

Wouldn’t it be great if everyone in your office was terrific? Amy Crikelair is delighted to say that Acupuncture Works has nothing but terrific people sharing office space with her. Here is a shout out to those providers: Deb Bachmann of Tao Sangha Madison is trained as a Tao shiatsu practitioner. She even lived for 5…
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Don’t lose sleep over this, but sleeping medication and cancer? Seriously?

Did you know that use of sleeping meds is associated with an increased chance of cancer? This is truly amazing news, and it will most likely be awhile before it is really understood. Understand what sleeping medications are we talking about here – virtually every medication for sleep being advertised today, along with a couple…
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To sleep, perchance to dream….

A recent study published in the British medical journal BMJ Open reveals some remarkable correlations between sleeping medication and an increased risk of dying. That’ll kill you??? The study states that people taking a prescription sleeping pill have a 3 times greater chance of dying than people who do not take a sleeping pill or sedative. Whew!…
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Acupuncture can help that? Really?

Did you ever get stuck on something? You can’t stop smoking, you can’t stop drinking, you can’t stop taking those pills? Addiction Did you know that acupuncture can be helpful in dealing with addiction? Did you know that Amy is a nationally certified specialist in acupuncture detoxification? She has been a member of the National…
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What are you doing to stay healthy? Stop the cold and flu NOW.

It’s time to get to the point. 🙂 Here it is, close to the middle of February. The winter has been mild from a weather perspective. How has it been for your health? There have been colds, respiratory flus, and gastrointestinal flus ‘going around’ the Madison area this winter. Have you managed to steer clear…
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Are you stuck and can’t get out? No, not the acupuncture needle, silly.

Did you ever get stuck on something? You can’t stop smoking, you can’t stop drinking, you can’t stop taking those pills? Or you might be even ‘stuck’ emotionally. Addiction Did you know that acupuncture can be helpful in dealing with addiction? Did you know that Amy is a nationally certified specialist in acupuncture detoxification? She…
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Where in Madison does Amy work?

Well, that seems like an easy question to answer. It turns out, though, that she works in a number of places, so it might not actually be so easy. Earlier posts describe the places where she works. This post will give the same information, but in a slightly different way. It will describe where she…
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Here it comes…..

Here it comes, a new year! Is it an exciting time for you? Do you have plans and hopes for the coming year? My hope for you is fun and joy. These are some big contributors to your fun and joy – good sleep, good exercise, and good mood. Sleep Remember to make time to…
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Spicing up your life in this cold weather

Brrrhh! It is getting cold outside. Did you know that there are ways that you can shift your diet so you can stay warmer? 1)   Cook more of your food. Raw food diets are not a good idea to those of us living in the cold Wisconsin winters. Cooking your food means that your body…
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Stayin’ Alive

What would you do if you knew what was likely to cause your death? Would you try to change it? Of course! That is why so many of us have annual mammograms, PAP/PSA tests, and regular colonoscopies. We don’t want to die of cancer. Statistics When we are sick or seriously injured, statistics don’t really…
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