Divorce and Stress

Divorce and Stress

My Blog Divorce and Stress – Acupuncture and ReliefBy Jill Ellen Smith L.Ac., M.Ac.For the Howard County Women’s JournalThere I was, lying on my acupuncturist’s treatment table. I’d already explained to him that since my divorce papers had been signed two weeks...
Chinese Medicine – Autumn

Chinese Medicine – Autumn

My Blog Chinese Medicine In The Autumn Jill Ellen Smith L.Ac. M.Ac. For the Howard County Women’s Journal – September 2007 Why Chinese Medicine in the autumn? According to ancient Eastern philosophy and medicine, the 4 seasons (actually 5 according to Chinese...
Aging and Pain

Aging and Pain

My Blog An Acupuncturists’ View On Aging And Pain Jill Ellen Smith L.Ac., M.Ac.For the Howard County Women’s Journal An 87 year old woman came to see me the other day. Her daughter drove her to my office. As the daughter exited her SUV, I waited to see what her mother...
Pain Revisited

Pain Revisited

My Blog Acupuncture – Pain RevisitedBy Jill Ellen Smith L.Ac. M.Ac.For the Howard County Women’s JournalAnd still they ask, “Can acupuncture help my pain?”I continue to be amazed how even after 25 years of acupuncture’s introduction into our culture; so many...
It Doesn’t Hurt

It Doesn’t Hurt

My Blog Acupuncture … It Doesn’t Really Hurt By Jill Ellen Smith L.Ac., M.Ac.For the Howard County Women’s Journal – September 2006 No, it doesn’t hurt. The American concept of ‘needle’ conjures up fears of that hypodermic injection we all have come to know and...
Grandma’s Chicken Soup

Grandma’s Chicken Soup

My Blog Acupuncture or Grandma’s Chicken Soup – Both Ancient – Both Work By Jill Ellen Smith L.Ac., M.Ac.For the Howard County Women’s Journal Tis the season to be sick. Here it is, the dreaded cold and flu season. Aches, sniffles, fatigue, fever, chills...
Oprah Endorsement

Oprah Endorsement

My Blog Acupuncture Lady Addresses Oprah By Jill Ellen Smith For the Howard County Women’s Journal – April 2007 Finally, Acupuncture is making it to Prime Time! In February Oprah featured acupuncture treatment on her program. I was excited to see Oprah endorse...
Western Medicine

Western Medicine

My Blog Acupuncture and Western MedicineLet’s Take A Stab At It!By Jill Ellen Smith L.A., M.Ac.For the Howard County Women’s JournalA patient recently suggested I write an article helping people to understand how one could combine the use of acupuncture and western...
Weight Loss

Weight Loss

My Blog Acupuncture – Can It Help Me Lose Weight?By Jill Ellen SmithFor the Howard County Women’s Journal – February 2007One of the common inquiries I get is from women wanting to know if I can help them to lose weight though acupuncture. The bad new is...
Anxiety and the Bailout

Anxiety and the Bailout

My Blog Acupuncture, Anxiety, and the Bailout By Jill Ellen Smith L.Ac., M.Ac. For the Howard County Women’s Journal – October 2008 So, we’ve been ‘bailed out’. Then what’s all the worry I hear? Why are so many people fretting and fearful about the economic...

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