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Acupuncture In Durham, NC

Jon E. Walker, L.Ac. Dipl. OM MSTCM

Welcome!

You may be seeking a change in your life, whether it is relief from acute or chronic pain, freedom from anxiety and depression or simply an increased sense of well-being. If you are suffering from back pain, arthritis, acid reflux, IBS, painful menses, infertility, headaches, anxiety, depression, seasonal allergies, high blood pressure, eczema, insomnia or other health problem, acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can help mobilize the body’s innate healing abilities to great effect.

My name is Jon E. Walker, L. Ac.  and I am passionate about helping people change their lives for the better with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.  Since starting my practice in Durham, NC, I have been honored to help many people experience true healing and I would love to help you, too.

I believe that everyone has the capacity to live a life of vitality and joy. I am passionate about offering the best of Chinese medicine and myself to help you become the best that you can be. Contact me to set up an appointment or arrange for a free 15 minute consult to discuss how acupuncture and Chinese medicine can help you.

 

TCM and Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as SAD, is a form of depression that affects people all throughout the world. Most commonly experienced during fall and winter months, the symptoms of SAD include depression, hypersomnia, lethargy, difficulty concentrating, negative thoughts and decreased social interaction. Higher levels of anxiety are experienced at the end of the summer season as those

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Walnuts and Your Brain

Many people like to add walnuts to food to add some zest and a little crunchy kick, but walnuts are much more than a flavor additive, as they are chock full of healthy properties and have been used in Asia as an overall health tonic and brain booster for years. Let’s take a nutty look at walnuts.    

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The Shen Mind Connection

Traditional Chinese Medicine looks at things differently and while it may be a little confusing, there is usually some common ground that can be found upon examination and explanation. One such area is the idea of the mind. The mind in Traditional Chinese Medicine is commonly referred to as the shen.

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