Chad Johnson Acupuncture
Email: office@chadjohnsonacupuncture.com
Phone: 8283335087
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25 Reed St #200
Asheville, NC 28803

What is Acupuncture?

Video Transcription Jeremy Ashburn: Hey guys, I'm Jeremy Ashburn, and I've got Chad Johnson with me, how are you doing, Chad? Chad Johnson: Very well. Jeremy Ashburn: Now we're at Chad Johnson Acupuncture in Asheville, North Carolina, just south of downtown in...

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Neck, Shoulder and Back Pain

The toolbox of the TCM practitioner is filled with many items that allow for holistic treatments of the patients. Acupuncture is one of the tools that works very well at decreasing and eliminating chronic neck pain. But another modality has recently come into the spotlight and it is known as cupping therapy.

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The Many Dimensions of the Kidney

The kidneys represent the deepest, most fundamental levels of energy in the human body. They are said to be the root of yin and yang in the body – two fundamental forces at play in our physiology. The kidneys also store a substance called “essence” that is our genetic code, our life force and our reproductive ability.

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Auricular Acupuncture Battling Insomnia

According to a study published in The International Journal of Clinical Practice there is evidence which explains a possible connection between auricular acupuncture and insomnia. The study went on to delve into the possible benefits auricular acupuncture can have on...

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Five Ways to Alleviate Insomnia

Insomnia is a phenomenon almost everybody experiences at some point in their life. And most of us don’t know how or why it happens.  Insomnia is defined as difficulty falling asleep, despite being tired. Combating insomnia may be easier than you think. Here are five...

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Damp is a term acupuncturists use when the fluids of the body aren’t being processed correctly, leading to a buildup that can settle in and make itself at home in almost any area of the body. This, in turn, can lead to a wide array of mental and physical issues.

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What is Dampness and how can Acupuncture help?

Dampness is an insidious beast. It works its way in, silent and sneaky. Before you know it, you’re filled with it, and you can barely get out of your own way. Damp is a term acupuncturists use when the fluids of the body aren’t being processed correctly, leading to a...

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Acupuncture and PTSD

PTSD is a physiological disorder that can result from being exposed to a traumatic event.  The disorder results in several different symptoms including anxiety, irritability, insomnia and flashbacks. The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder in someone’s life can...

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7 Superfoods for Aging Well

Olive Oil Olive oil is beneficial for many reasons. Researchers now know that this oil contains the antioxidants called polyphenols, which can help prevent age-related diseases. In recent years, there has been much controversy over imported olive oil. In our household...

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Simple and Delicious Salad Dressing

We use this on all the fresh salad greens we eat each day. This is more a method than a recipe -- good luck! 1 part extra virgin Olive Oil 1/2 part Lime juice (or raw apple cider vinegar for a different taste but added health benefits) a few pinches of garlic granules...

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Cold and flu season.

This time of year cooler breezes arrive and cold and flu season is right behind.  In Chinese Medicine, the cause of the cold is not bacteria or virus, but what we call, wind. That's right, wind carries the pathogens; cold, damp, and/or heat (The symptoms are equal to...

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From a Chinese Medicine perspective, now is the best time to eat watermelon. In the most yang part of the year, summer, melon is most yin and helps your body maintain an appropriate temperature. Proper nutrition and self care are the best form of preventative medicine.

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Watermelon…I just cut into the best of the season!

Watermelon is so delicious. From a Chinese Medicine perspective, now is the best time to eat watermelon. In the most yang part of the year, summer, melon is most yin and helps your body maintain an appropriate temperature. Proper nutrition and self care are the best...

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