Laureen Macintosh R.Ac. - Calgary Acupuncture

Reducing stress, and pain and improving general health with acupuncture. I work out of two different clinics - visit my website for details.

Laureen has been working in the wellness field since 2003. She began as a Registered Massage Therapist and has since added Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture to her skill set.

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Canada's Chief Public Health Officer is recommending wearing masks in public as an added layer of protection. When we are able to open the clinic again masks will be worn by both staff and clients to cut down on potential spread of the virus. Canada's chief public health officer says Canadians should wear a mask as an "added layer of protection" whenever physical distancing is not possible.

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#healthylifestyle Unfortunately, for those of us approaching or beyond 30 years of age - this is the point our muscles start to basically shrink away. You may think you've heard it all before, but a new review presents yet another reason we really should avoid slackin

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As we learn more about COVID-19 new studies come out to guide us. Here's a short article listing some new symptoms to watch for:
#covid19 #healthylifestyle #stayathome The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just added six new symptoms to its list of known COVID-19 symptoms, including chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headaches, and a sore throat.

Home Workout: Keeping healthy under quarantine - Laureen Macintosh R.Ac.

Our routines have all been shaken up. Many of us are now working (or not) from home. Check out my new blog post with information on how to get started doing workouts at home.
#blogpost #healthylifestyle #yycliving #movement #homeworkout Self-isolation and quarantine are presenting some new challenges for getting enough exercise. Try some of these home workout tips for getting the blood moving and staying healthy.

How to Significantly Slow Coronavirus? #Masks4All

Even homemade masks can slow the spread of the virus.

A KEY ARGUMENT FOR USING HOMEMADE MASKS: Homemade masks are partly effective in individual protection, but they are essential for slowing the spread of the v...

What Do I Do if Someone in My House Gets Coronavirus? Public Health Experts Explain

I hope everyone is staying at home and doing their best to minimize physical contact with others. But, what happens if someone in your family has been exposed? Here are some tips:
#covid19 #stayinghealthy #yyclife As coronavirus spreads through the country, states have closed schools and nonessential businesses and prohibited group gatherings. This leaves most of us at home, but many of us live in close quarters with other people.

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Deadly viruses are no match for plain, old soap — here’s the science behind it

Washing your hands with soap & water is still one of the best things we can do to protect ourselves from viruses. That and stop touching your face (I know, it's crazy hard).
#flattenthecurve #healthylifestyle #yyclife Why does soap work so well on the new coronavirus and, indeed, most viruses? Because it is a self-assembled nanoparticle in which the weakest link is the...

These simulations show how to flatten the coronavirus growth curve

An interesting article about how social distancing can help stop the speed of the spread, giving the health care system time and resources to treat those who need it.
#flattenthecurve #socialdistance #stayathome The early trickle of new coronavirus infections has turned into a steady current. By creating simple simulations, we can see how to slow it down.

5 Ways Acupuncture Improves Athletic Performance

For competitive athletes and everyday athletes (curb hopping, buggy pushing, backpack/briefcase carry, bus dash .... whatever your challenge) acupuncture helps keep you going. Athletes of all levels ponder the question: how do I improve my performance? Answer: Acupuncture. Thousands of years old, this effective and proven Chinese treatment has been praised for its medicinal properties of healing and recovery. NFL and NBA athletes, professional tennis players and dancers,....

Vast Majority of Coronavirus Infections Are Mild, Huge Study Has Revealed

New study out of China shows that most cases of Covid-19 are mild. The most at-risk group is the elderly. Take normal flu precautions of washing your hands and cough/sneeze into your elbow to protect yourself and others from spreading all cold/flu viruses.
#covid19 #seasonalflu #healthylifestyle #calgarylife Most people infected by the new coronavirus in China have mild symptoms, with older patients and those with underlying conditions most at risk from the disease, according to a study by Chinese researchers.

How The New Coronavirus Compares to Past Zoonotic Outbreaks, in One Simple Chart

Washing hands still super important, but it appears that we don't need to panic about the coronavirus.
#wuhan #coronavirus #health Since December 31, the Wuhan coronavirus has killed at least 170 people and infected more than 8,000 across 20 countries, including the US.

Zoos Use Animal Acupuncture to Help Penguins Feel Their Best Find out how two zoos are keeping their penguins feeling their very best!

New Year's Resolutions: How Acupuncture Can Help

Happy New Year everyone! Resolutions are a common part of the new year for many people. Keeping them can be a struggle once the first few exciting days are past. Here's a short article about how acupuncture can help you keep your resolutions.
#healthyliving #calgarylife #yyc #acupuncture From losing weight to spending more time with family and friends, acupuncture can help you meet your New Year resolutions. Massachusetts-based acupuncturist Marcie Bower explains more.

5 Ways Yu Ping Feng San Can Support the Immune System

Surrounded by sick colleagues? Chinese Medicine can help keep you healthy! Both acupuncture and herbal medicine can be used to boost your immune system. Visit me to find out how. #wellness #healthylifestyle #daolabs #yyc #acupuncture Yu Ping Feng San is a powerful formula that everyone should have at the top of their back to school list. Here are 5 reasons to keep it on hand.

Acupuncture Beats Injected Morphine for Pain: Groundbreaking Study

Need some pain relief? Give acupuncture a try. Study found it to be more effective than morphine and no addiction. A study that compared acupuncture to morphine for pain relief in an ER found that acupuncture was more effective. had fewer adverse effects and worked more quickly.

How to Enjoy Studying - Scott Young - Pocket

Who didn't hate studying and tests when they were in school? Here's a cool article about how to actually enjoy studying.#school #studying #lifeskills Studying can feel like a drag because the reward is distant and difficult to visualize. But you can change that.

Our Belief in The 'Devil' Evolved as a Way to Avoid Sickness, Says Study

Happy Halloween! When Black Death ripped the heart out of Europe in the 14th century, it was the devil who often copped the blame. It would be centuries before the true culprit would be identified at the end of a microscope.

Study Casts Doubt on One of Our Key Assumptions About The 'Powerhouse of The Cell'

Nature is so cool! Our cellular batteries are more complex than previously thought. Our mitochondria aren't simple AAs but more like Tesla battery systems. If you've ever studied biology, you'll be familiar with mitochondria - the organelles often referred to as the 'powerhouse of the cell'. And you'll probably be aware that they're often compared to traditional AA batteries, with each organelle operati

How to Stay Well from Summer into Fall - East West School of Planetary Herbology

Fall seemed to come on fast this year. All of a sudden the leaves are turning colour and the temperatures are chilly again. Here are some great tips to adjuct to the new season. #healthylifestyle #calgary #fallishere   We are fast approaching the joint of the seasons – summer into fall – and of all times of the year, this is the most susceptible for catching colds and flu. Weather is cooling now, school is starting, and activities pick up so generally there’s more stress. At the same time, we often cling....

Bizarre Discovery Shows Your Bones Could Be Triggering The 'Fight-or-Flight' Response

Some fascinating new research on the stress response - our bones could be protecting us in more ways than we thought. #stress #acupuncture #healthylifestyle When faced with a threat, hormones flood our bodies in preparation either for battle or a quick escape - what's commonly known as the 'fight-or-flight' response.

Bizarre Discovery Shows Your Bones Could Be Triggering The 'Fight-or-Flight' Response

Some fascinating new research on the stress response - our bones could be protecting us in more ways than we thought. #stress #acupuncture #healthylifestyle When faced with a threat, hormones flood our bodies in preparation either for battle or a quick escape - what's commonly known as the 'fight-or-flight' response.

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