Dr. Mindy Boxer – Using Acupuncture to Manage Autoimmune Diseases

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Autoimmune diseases can prove to be intricate and seemingly unsolvable puzzles for many people. And statistics prove this to be true as millions worldwide are impacted by autoimmune diseases ranging from rheumatoid arthritis to lupus, Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, irritable bowel disease, and even Parkinson’s disease. Conventional medicine can diagnose 100 different autoimmune conditions, however the treatments offered don’t completely resolve the issues associated with the disease and in extreme cases, no treatment is available at all. And yet, in the midst of all these medical challenges that autoimmune diseases present, acupuncture emerges as a promising ally, offering relief to those grappling with these often-complex health conditions.

According to a study published in the Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture has shown significant efficacy in alleviating symptoms associated with autoimmune diseases, with an impressive success rate of more than 80%. This ancient practice, rooted in the principles of traditional Chinese medicine, operates on the belief that disruptions in the body’s vital energy, or qi, contribute to illness. By stimulating specific points along meridians, acupuncture aims to rebalance qi and promote healing from within.

Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases

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While the exact mechanisms underlying acupuncture’s effectiveness in treating autoimmune diseases continue to be made known, emerging research offers insights into its multifaceted benefits. Studies suggest that acupuncture may modulate immune responses, dampening inflammation and regulating immune function. Additionally, acupuncture’s ability to stimulate the release of endorphins and other neurotransmitters can mitigate pain and enhance overall well-being.

Acupuncture continues to be celebrated for its holistic approach to managing various health conditions, addressing not only the physical symptoms of autoimmune diseases but also their emotional and psychological manifestations. By fostering a sense of relaxation and equilibrium, acupuncture nurtures the body’s innate capacity to heal, fostering a profound sense of empowerment and resilience.

In a landscape marked by the complexities of autoimmune diseases, acupuncture can be a light at the end of the tunnel for many patients struggling to find relief — a gentle yet effective ally in the quest for healing and wholeness. With its roots deeply intertwined with millennia of wisdom and tradition, acupuncture offers a pathway toward holistic wellness, harnessing the body’s innate intelligence to navigate the labyrinth of autoimmune challenges.

As we think about the boundless potential of acupuncture in the realm of treating autoimmune diseases, it’s important to hold equal parts of curiosity and expectation. I will conduct a thorough health history prior to your first treatment so they can understand exactly what you have been dealing with. Together, we will develop a treatment plan and explore the possibilities that acupuncture can bring to the table. You may learn about different herbal remedies as well. Don’t be afraid to ask questions and share your concerns. It’s possible I  will uncover underlying conditions that also can be treated, leading to a clearer picture of your health.

Sometimes we need to look in the past in order to move forward. How might the ancient wisdom of acupuncture illuminate new pathways toward healing and restoration in the modern era? If you suffer from an autoimmune disease, consider acupuncture as a holistic approach to achieving wellness. If you’ve tried everything else, make an appointment today to learn more about the possibilities acupuncture brings to treating disease and achieving whole-body balance.    info@drmindyboxer.com


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Dr. Mindy Boxer is a holistic practitioner who has grown into her specialties in an organic way. Understanding a range of disciplines allows her to integrate the wisdom of Ancient healing in combination with the most recent innovations in Scientific research. This dynamic blend has enabled Dr. Boxer to help patients in the prevention and treatment of disease for over 25 years.
At age 15, Dr. Boxer began her lifelong practice of Yoga & Meditation, read many Nutrition books, began Juicing her Vegetables, and explored and all Raw Diet.  Recognizing the importance of Nutrition in overall health, she earned her Ph.D. in 1986 in Nutrition and Human Behavior, providing her with a solid foundation to counsel and educate patients on how to attain health and vitality.
Her informative Lectures and appetizing Cooking Classes were the perfect forum to educate the community about the effects of food on Mood and Behavior, as well as in innovative ways to balance Body Chemistry in order to achieve overall well being.
Sensing a need to expand her training and understanding of the human body as a whole system, Dr. Boxer continued her studies in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine,  and in 1993 earned a Masters Degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine. She is licensed by the Medical Board of the State of California in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine and is also licensed by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine.
These diverse disciplines give Dr. Boxer a unique view of the human body and how to keep it functioning in an optimal manner. Her practice of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbs and Functional Nutrition have a profound effect on Hormonal balance, Rejuvenation, and Immune system enhancement.

Dr. Boxer has a particularly keen understanding of Women’s Health issues including Gynecological irregularity, PMS, Fertility, IUI & UVF support, Healthy Pregnancy & Delivery, and Menopausal issues. Her interest in the human body as a dynamic system has given her the understanding to deal with such problems as improper Digestion and elimination, Cancer Support, Allergies, back pain, tight neck and shoulders, carpal tunnel syndrome, respiratory distress, chronic fatigue, Insomnia, Stress, Anxiety and Depression.
She has also studied the art and science of Homeopathy, earning her Diplomate in Homeopathy from the Hahnemann College of Homeopathy in 1995. This allows her to treat the whole person — physically, mentally, emotionally.

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