Although menstrual irregularities and symptoms that occur around the menstrual cycle are so common, many women don’t realize that it doesn’t have to be this way! Gynecologists often prescribe the birth control pill to regulate women’s cycles and to alleviate symptoms connected to the menstrual cycle. But the pill is not the only answer, nor is it a particularly good answer! The birth control pill works by providing your body with hormones that it might otherwise not be making enough of. These synthetic hormones are useful in providing you with peace of mind in that you start to enjoy regular, pain-free, acne-free cycles without the emotional highs and lows commonly associated with premenstrual syndrome. However, what the pill is not addressing is the reasons why your body wasn’t making these hormones appropriately in the first place.
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I have recently started offering cupping sessions through a groupon promotion. Because of this promotion, I have been doing a lot more cupping sessions and have been asked a lot of question about it! So I thought a blog to answer some of these questions was in order.
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Did you know that essential oils can be used in conjunction with acupuncture treatments? At Levity, we are always diffusing essential oils, both in the lobby area and in all of the rooms. Not only do they smell amazing, but they also have a wide-range of therapeutic benefits as well. One of my favorite scents to diffuse in my treatment room is a blend called ‘Serenity’ from Doterra, it is a calming blend made up of; lavender, marjoram, Roman chamomile, ylang ylang, Hawaiian sandalwood and vanilla bean. Read more “Acupuncture, Essential Oils and a Discount”