Acupuncture for Cancer Care

Acupuncture as Complementary Care for Cancer, revised by Dawn Balusik AP, DOM (Excerpts published in Tampa Bay Wellness, Oct 2007) While cancer survival rates are increasing due to advancements in cancer treatment, the treatments themselves are still very taxing to the body, causing numerous debilitating side-effects.  Acupuncture is a perfect complementary option to lessen these side … Continue reading Acupuncture for Cancer Care


The Goodness of Green Smoothies

We all know we need to be eating our greens.  But, let’s face it, how many of us are getting even 2 servings of dark green leafy veggies per day, much less the recommended 4 to 5 or more?  Okay, let’s back up a minute, why are greens so good for us anyway? Why Greens? … Continue reading The Goodness of Green Smoothies

Ear Stapling, Mental Shifting and Placebo

Originally Posted on Sept 17, 2007. I got a phone call this past week, asking if I do ear stapling for weight loss. I informed the caller that I don't do ear stapling per se; I do ear acupuncture needling, along with body points, nutritional analysis, herbal supplementation and exercise counseling for weight loss. She … Continue reading Ear Stapling, Mental Shifting and Placebo