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Braxton P. Healthy Living Professional

Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Blog author Braxton Ponder is a Licensed Acupuncturist whose work has taken him around the world,... Full Bio
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Selling the Flu Shot by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine It’s the time of year when all my biomedicine newsletters and other resources start recommending the influenza vaccination. It used to be that infants and the elderly were t ... Read on »
Selling the Flu Shot by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine <!– /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:”Cambria Math”; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:1; mso-generic-font-family:roman; mso-font-format:ot ... Read on »
Stop Smoking with Acupuncture by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I am frequently asked if acupuncture can help with smoking cessation. The answer is a qualified “Yes.” I have found that acupuncture can be very helpful with the cravings ... Read on »
Is Coffee Truly Bad for You? by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine two girls one cup two girls one cup 2 girls 1 cup video 2 girls 1 cup two girls and a cup 2girls and a cup two girls one cup original video two girls one cup 2 girls ... Read on »
Treating Intestinal Parasites with Chinese Herbs by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Acupuncture is perhaps the best known aspect of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in America. But an important branch of TCM is its highly developed approach to herbal medi ... Read on »
Back Pain and Sciatica - Evaluating Your Options by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine You’ve been hurting for months. You can’t stay on your feet for more than a few minutes. It hurts to sit for too long. Recently you can’t get a good night’s sleep because yo ... Read on »
Feeling My Way around a Fiber Festival by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Everybody loves a festival, even the folks who shave furry animals and make things out of their soft natural fibers. My home town hosts an annual Fiber Festival, with up-clo ... Read on »
Another Piece of the Dieting Puzzle by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Are you confused by the conflicting reports about low-carbohydrate vs. low-fat diets? Dieters aren’t the only ones. The researchers who design studies, even when they try to ... Read on »
Burn, Baby, Burn! Or, How to Save Your Skin by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine It’s almost that time of year when people lay out to sizzle in the sun, like so many fillets crisping in the frying pan. Others will be out gardening, working or playing ben ... Read on »
Almost as Good as a House Call by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Go ahead and shop ‘till you drop. There’s a growing chance that there’s a doctor in the mall, or at least a Nurse Practitioner. The first Convenient Care Clinic (CCC) opened ... Read on »
Medicinal Honey - The News Just Keeps Getting Sweeter by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Have you ever noticed that the honey in your cupboard never goes bad? Honey has been used externally to treat burns and wounds for thousands of years, from Ancient Egypt tho ... Read on »
Ensuring Safety and Quality in Supplements and Herbal Medicine by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A lot of people are interested in herbal medicine but have been scared off by reports of contamination and other quality problems with Chinese herbs. Others spend their mone ... Read on »
A Chinese Medicine Home Care Kit by Braxton P. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Every home should have a few useful remedies on hand for the early stages of common illnesses. Chinese medicine offers some great ready-made formulas (“patent medicines”) bu ... Read on »