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  1. You are darn right that in Florida, where this...

    You are darn right that in Florida, where this happened, you are NOT allowed to protect property with deadly force. If you walk into your house and the burglar is leaving with your TV, you let him...
  2. Heather - boy names

    Try

    http://www.babynames.com/boy-names/A

    They have pages and pages of names organized by first letter. Mouse over them for info on origin and meaning.

    Happy naming!!
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    If you already live in France, maybe you should...

    If you already live in France, maybe you should try laserpuncture there. If you live in the US, you'd be better off using an acupuncturist here in the states. If you don't want to do needles, there...
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    Make sure you are seeing an acupuncturist...

    Make sure you are seeing an acupuncturist experienced with successfully treating endometriosis, and with using the appropriate customized herbal treatments.

    In addition, there are dietary changes...
  5. Thread: what to do?

    by aculady
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    Have you considered acupuncture?

    Have you considered acupuncture?
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    Are you absolutely certain that you are...

    Are you absolutely certain that you are experiencing AD and not opiate withdrawl symptoms? You may want to talk to your physician about gradually tapering down the dose of opiates rather than...
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    Acupressure at points like LI4 and ST44 can...

    Acupressure at points like LI4 and ST44 can relieve some of the pain so you can eat. LI4 is in the muscle between the thumb and forefinger, ST44 on the base of the second toe adjacent to the big toe....
  8. Saosa, I would take issue with the word...

    Saosa,

    I would take issue with the word "unwittingly" in this context. Part of the practice of eating of alms is to take what comes to you conciously without experiencing either desire or...
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    If you have a middle ear infection, allergies can...

    If you have a middle ear infection, allergies can certainly contribute to this. In addition to antihistamines, decongestants, either herbal or OTC, such as Pseudafed (the real stuff, with...
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    I agree with Dr. Wise and SCI Nurse. Get a good...

    I agree with Dr. Wise and SCI Nurse. Get a good workup ASAP from someone who knows how to investigate flank pain. And this is from an acupuncturist! Two weeks ago I sent a patient to her MD because...
  11. I agree that vegetarian discussions can proceed...

    I agree that vegetarian discussions can proceed without defenses of meat. One would hope that discussions of vegetarianism could also proceed on the merits of the diet, without attacks on meat. I had...
  12. Meats have medicinal properties as well. Chinese,...

    Meats have medicinal properties as well. Chinese, Tibetan, and Ayurvedic medicine all agree on this. There are people whose bodies function very well on vegan diets. There are others who would...
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    This whole issue is not as simple as "Milk is bad...

    This whole issue is not as simple as "Milk is bad for you" or "Milk is good for you." It is not even as simple as "Animal products are bad for you" or "Animal products are good for you."

    Many of...
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    Have you considered acupuncture? It can often be...

    Have you considered acupuncture? It can often be effective for this kind of pain.

    If you decide to try it, find someone who is licensed as an acupuncturist or, if licensed primarily in another...
  15. Prednisone can cause bone death, (osteonecrosis /...

    Prednisone can cause bone death, (osteonecrosis / avascular necrosis), most commonly in joints that have both poor circulation and high weight bearing. In people who are walking, that usually means...
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    Brainandspinalcord, If I were starting...

    Brainandspinalcord,


    If I were starting acupuncture school today, my short list would be Bastyr, Jung Tao, Dragon Rises, Austin AOM, OCOM, and possibly Emperor's, although what used to be the...
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    petros5a, What I am going to post here will...

    petros5a,

    What I am going to post here will very likely make more sense to your acupuncturist than it will to you, so you should probably print it out or give a link to this post. I would also be...
  18. Thread: acupuncture

    by aculady
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    I have been a licensed acupuncturist for ten...

    I have been a licensed acupuncturist for ten years, and have treated many patients with SCI, including my brother and my husband.

    My brother had a complete C-7 injury. I started doing acupuncture...
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    Joviliz, Who was doing your acupuncture? Was...

    Joviliz,

    Who was doing your acupuncture? Was it an MD, a chiropractor, a physical therapist, or an acupuncturist? Did they have experience treating SCI pain? Did you look for a different...
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    I'm really glad that you are having good results...

    I'm really glad that you are having good results with laserpuncture. I have seen some dramatic results in my patients using acupuncture, but haven't used the laser, as in my experience, the needling...
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    I must respectfully disagree about Danes not...

    I must respectfully disagree about Danes not making good service dogs. They are exceptional dogs for balance and mobility work. My husband has a Great Dane balance dog who has made a world of...
  22. Great Danes are great balance and mobility dogs,...

    Great Danes are great balance and mobility dogs, particularly for larger individuals. My husband is walking, but has TBI's and an SCI which impair his balance. He is 6'2" and weighs about 260 lbs. He...
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