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What COVID-19 Vaccine Effects to Expect: Based on Your Age, Gender, and Dose

Expect to see evidence of your immune system waking up, paying attention, and revealing itself in common and various ways — fatigue, body aches, fever and chills, for example. These things inform you that your system is actively alerting it’s defenses. Vaccines are designed to alert the immune system and often result in noticeable (and […]

Allergies or COVID-19?

Is it Allergies or COVID-19?
Differentiate the Symptoms.
If it looks like COVID-19, quarantine, get tested, and inform your PCP.
If it is allergies, call us now for your treatment plan to defeat them this year!

 

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The Exercise Pill

The snow is melting today, for sure! Time is of the essence. Time to jot down a quick bit of motivation, and then off to do some snowshoeing before the sun sets. My exercise pill of choice is anything in the outdoors with fresh air and the beauty of nature!

Exercise as Medicine: How exactly does […]

Been Vaccinated and Still Contracted COVID-19? Surprise: Good News for You, and Others!

Good news! Recent research reveals that those who have received the COVID-19 vaccine who later tested positive for COVID-19 are likely to be protected against severe illness … AND may be less contagious.

The amounts of virus on swab samples from the nose and throat were reduced four-fold for infections occurring at least 12 days after […]

SARS-CoV-2 Reinfection Common in Young Adults

Why the Research Is Interesting: With the onset of mass SARS-CoV-2 vaccination programs and the increasing proportion of previously infected individuals, the risk of reinfection after natural infection is an important question for modeling the pandemic, estimating herd immunity, and guiding vaccination strategies. And since young adults, of whom a high percentage are asymptomatically infected and […]

Holy Viral Genetic Mutation, Batman!! A Guide to the Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variants

Holy Viral Genetic Mutation, Batman!! A Guide to the Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variants
SARS-CoV-2 is evolving and adapting, getting “smarter” with every person-to-person transmission. As society at large continues to flout infectious disease management guidelines, we make it easier for the virus to evolve and develop new variants. Eventually we will see some variants emerge with resistance to our […]

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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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.