Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine
Hugh Castor, Licensed Acupuncturist
1304 S College Ave #7
Fort Collins, CO
970-215-7419

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Dizziness and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Dizziness is a very disturbing, but extremely common problem. Officially termed  vertigo, it is distinguished from being light headed and syncope, by a feeling that the room is spinning and a loss of balance. Frequently, vertigo is accompanied by: nausea, vomiting, nystagmus...
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Traditional Chinese Medicine and Menopause Part II

In my last article on menopause, I wrote how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) views this life transition through its cultural and societal lenses. Now we will look at how TCM treats menopause on a physical and psychological level. Since TCM views menopause as a natural life,...
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Back and Neck Pain – Treatment with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Back and neck pain is one of the top reasons that people seek treatment from healthcare providers. This makes sense because according to numerous studies, nearly everyone (80% of the total population) will have a bout of back or neck pain at some time in their life bad enough to...
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Sleep disorders and CPAP – Treatment with Traditional Chinese Medicine

As stated in my last article on insomnia, it is a major problem in the U.S., affecting over 60 million people. Here is some more recent information that has come to light. Chronic insomnia due to sleep disorders is more prevalent in working women ages 20 – 60 (27%) then men (20%)...
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Using Natural Medicine to Harmonize with Summer

Many people eagerly await the arrival of summer for the hot temps, vacations and fun social activities. According to Chinese Medicine each season will have its attributes and challenges. Summer is about expansion, growth, activity and creativity, moving outwards in nature and in...
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Treating Arthritis with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Recently, during a conversation with a colleague, I was reminded that arthritis is one of the top chronic ailments that plague Americans.Chinese medicine has a long history of successfully treating most types of arthritis. Through the use of herbs, acupuncture, massage,...
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Traditional Chinese Herbs – A Patient’s Guide

Chinese Herbs are one of the five treatment modalities of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). In a TCM clinic, Chinese herbs are often employed alongside acupuncture, massage, therapeutic movement, and nutritional therapy to treat a wide range of health complaints. Clinical...
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