Amy Shouse Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine – Herbal Medicine in San Rafael, CA

AmyS-66colorlores (1)Welcome to Amy Shouse Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine!  I am here to be your guide and help you navigate the world of alternative and integrative health. There are a lot of paths to choose from these days, especially in the health and healing-centric area of Marin County and the greater Bay Area. I am here to ease your mind, be your health advocate and act as your personalized health detective as well as Chinese Medicine practitioner.

Schedule today for a free in-person or phone consultation. We can talk about what your needs are and work out a plan to get you feeling better and on the right track!

Acupuncture Erases Pain: Here’s How It Works

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The thought of treating pain by sticking yourself with dozens of tiny needles might sound like a misnomer. After all, wouldn’t this make the problem worse by creating more pain? The holistic practice of acupuncture is a safe and effective solution for relieving pain. Whether it’s chronic or temporary pain, acupuncture has proven effective time and time again at relieving […] » Continue reading

Can Acupuncture Really Help You Lose Weight?

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Obesity remains a top concern among health professionals in the U.S. According to a study published in the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA), more than one third of adults in the U.S. are clinically obese (source). People who fall under this category are more likely to develop heart disease, diabetes, and even certain types of cancer. While there’s no substitution […] » Continue reading

Juicing vs Blending: The Great Health Debate

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Adults who need 2,000 daily calories to maintain a healthy weight should eat 2 cups of fruit and 2½ cups of vegetables per day (a total of nine servings). According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), however, only 14% of adults consume the recommended daily amount of fruits and vegetables (source). That’s a shockingly low number that […] » Continue reading