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Hang On. Have Hope.

Hang On. Have Hope.
Occupational Therapist and Acupuncturist L. Cindy Theroux-Jette, PhD, OT/L, LAc at Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Associates of Nashua, PLLC is grateful to have recently received the first of two Moderna COVID-19 vaccines after being identified as a high-risk health care worker in Phase 1A of the NH DHHS vaccination schedule. She considered […]

HEALTH ADVISORY ALERT UPDATE 3-16-2020: CORONAVIRUS AND SEASONAL INFLUENZA

Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Associates of Nashua, PLLC is committed to your health and safety. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have implemented updated policies to ensure the health and safety of the population we serve, including:

Pre-screening of patients prior to office visits, completion of enhanced infection control procedures daily, taking additional precaution for […]

Natural Thirst: The Instinct You Didn’t Know You Lost

Don’t get thirsty? Don’t like water…or forget to drink it? Sick of having to visit the bathroom constantly when you do try to drink more water? If you answered yes to any of those questions, please read this article. You are not alone, but you are at risk. And fixing it is easier than you think.

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Ho, ho, ho…’Tis the Season for Lyme Literacy! How much do you know?

Just look for the rash, right? No – this is not always present! Read on:

Lyme Disease Symptoms Checklist

Local Mindfulness Classes in Nashua! Fall 2018

Interested in learning how #mindfulness practice can help with stress, anxiety, pain, or improving your health? Attend a quick class, or a longer series of classes:

“Mind-Body Healing”, a 2-hour, one-day course, will be offered by St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua on Wednesday 11-14-18 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM (register here: https://reg126.imperisoft.com/StJosephHospital/ProgramDetail/3337323032/Registration.aspx).

“Mindfulness Fundamentals Stress Reduction”, a […]

“Sorry, I can’t eat meat. I’m allergic.” C’mon…really? “Yes. Ever since that tick bite.”

Most of us aren’t fond of ticks. Now there’s a new reason to protect yourself (if the threat of lyme disease, erlichiosis, babesiosis, and the myriad of other tick borne illnesses were not enough). Read the story behind how a tick bite can facilitate an allergy to meat. 

High Blood Pressure? Research Supports Aged Garlic Extract

This recent study shows aged garlic extract is effective in reducing peripheral and central blood pressure. Study authors report: “Our trial suggests that aged garlic extract is effective in reducing peripheral and central blood pressure in a large proportion of patients with uncontrolled hypertension, and has the potential to improve arterial stiffness, inflammation, and other […]

Acupuncture at Mass General for Patients with Cancer

Mass General is using #acupuncture to support patients with cancer. #GoodStuff #IntegrativeMedicine

Recently published in Boston Magazine:

The Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center is known throughout the world for its innovative and often revolutionary cancer treatments. What may be surprising is that members of the Mass General  team are supplementing their biomedical cancer treatments with a therapy […]

Chest Pain: Heartburn or Heart Attack?

Knowing the difference may not be as easy as you think, says the Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Team:
Although heartburn has nothing to do with your heart, its most common symptom — chest pain — often is the most apparent sign of a heart attack too. So how do you know whether you need to reach for an […]

Seasonal Allergies and Acupuncture: What Science Says

Thinking of trying acupuncture for your allergies? Good choice! Per the National Institute of Health:

There are data from some randomized controlled trials that suggests that acupuncture may improve some symptoms of allergic rhinitis, as well as quality of life.
What Does the Research Show?

The available data on the efficacy of acupuncture for allergic rhinitis consist of several reviews and […]

By |April 4th, 2017|Health|

Time Spent in “Green” Places Linked with Longer Life in Women

This recent study shows that women living in areas with higher levels of green vegetation had lower rates of mortality. The Northeast is currently quite a “white” space as Winter Storm Stella blasts us with heavy snow and blustery wind. Fortunately, Spring is not far away!

By |March 14th, 2017|Health|