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Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine and a key component of traditional Chinese medicine in which thin needles are inserted into the body. Acupuncture supports the body/mind systems in their own natural healing processes. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain. Increasingly, it is being used for overall wellness, including stress management.
What is Chinese Medicine?
How Does Acupuncture Work?
Does Acupuncture Hurt?
Are Chinese Herbs Safe?
How does Chinese Medicine Treat Allergies?
ALZHEIMER'S & DEMENTIA
Alzheimer's is a disease that attacks the brain. It is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer's is not a normal part of aging. Dementia is defined as a chronic or persistent disorder of the mental processes caused by brain disease or injury and marked by memory disorders, personality changes, and impaired reasoning.
What's the Difference Between Alzheimer's & Dementia
10 Warning Signs of Dementia
Local Alzheimer's Resources
Did you know Kitsap County has a Dementia Specialist?
Caregiver Support Centers can be found in your local area, usually through the Area on Aging Agencies. They provide free resources to assist those providing care to adult family members, friends, or disabled adults.
Kitsap County Caregiver Support Center & How it Works