Category Archives: ramblings

Shine a light: an article about Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression, in which the onset is related to changes in seasons. Symptoms commonly start in the fall and continue through the winter months, due to declining daylight hours and temperature, sapping your … Continue reading

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Non-discrimination, part 2

It seems only fitting on Martin Luther King Day that we shout out our Non-Discrimination Statement loud and proud today. Unfortunately today, a client decided to verbally abuse several of our practitioners and sadly, this was not an isolated incident. … Continue reading

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H&H story from M.L.

I have been receiving acupuncture treatment regularly since 1991, usually once a month. This was a result of very good advice from my “forward-thinking” medical doctor, as a last-ditch attempt to resolve long-standing digestive issues that could not be diagnosed … Continue reading

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H&H Story from K.D.

In early 2014 escalating neck and shoulder pain lead me to scour the Internet in search of accessible local options. As a full time student with an adoration of all things social justice oriented, Heart and Hands fit the bill … Continue reading

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H&H Story from J.A.

So grateful to the awesome acupunks at Heart & Hands! I’ve been receiving loving, supportive, gentle and generous health care for over six years at this clinic. I have referred my father, mother, brother, sisters and countless friends to Heart … Continue reading

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H&H Story from W.L.

I have a tear in my rotator cuff, so I was going to physio for 2 years. I decided to give Community Acupuncture a try because my sister went for her migraines. My first time at acupuncture Christina put a … Continue reading

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H&H Story from M.C.

My body wouldn’t stop shaking. I lay awake in a cold sweat, my mind spinning. My heart pumped so vigorously I thought it would break through my chest. That was my first anxiety attack. At that point in my life … Continue reading

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H&H story from L.K.

When my partner and I decided to have a baby, we soon learned that I have polycystic ovarian syndrome, and getting pregnant wouldn’t be as simple as we’d hoped. I began regular acupuncture treatments at Heart & Hands, to boost … Continue reading

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H&H Story by L.I.

During an a health crisis I was looking for help and answers from western medicine. I had seen countless doctors and ran a ridiculous amount of tests with no relief. I had over 30 symptoms to manage. Doctors started prescribing … Continue reading

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H&H Story from S.S.

Rewind to 2007. I had just come back from travelling, was immersing myself in yoga, working a job I mostly loved and really believed in, but… I was also broken hearted, rather prone to anxiety and insomnia, very driven to … Continue reading

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