Cupping and acupuncture

What is Cupping?

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Cupping has been gaining a lot of prominence in the media over the last year or so and as result interest at the clinic has never been higher. But other than leaving some stylish patterns on your skin, a lot of patients aren’t entirely sure what the benefits are. So I thought I would throw […]

Acupuncture and Depression

Acupuncture and Depression

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Recent studies done at the University of Alberta by the Malykhin Lab have been making some interesting connections between psychological depression and activity of the amygdalae. The team at the Malykhin Lab are observing fluctuations in both the size and activity of these fancy little, almond shaped structures in a depressed person’s brain. The reason […]