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Acupuncture for Sleep Disorders

VIDEO SUMMARY: Sleep disorders have become an increasingly common problem in today's fast-paced world. According to the renowned Cleveland Clinic, roughly 70 million people in the U.S. alone grapple with various sleep-related issues. The quest for better sleep is a topic that holds relevance for a v...

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Overview of Acupuncture - Sarasota Center for Acupuncture & Nutrition

Acupuncture, an ancient healing practice, has gained popularity in recent years due to its numerous health benefits. Dr. Christina Captain, a renowned expert from the Sarasota Center for Acupuncture and Nutrition, provides a detailed walkthrough of a typical acupuncture session, demystifying the pro...

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Unraveling Chronic Stress: A Holistic Approach to Wellness with Acupuncture and Nature Therapy

VIDEO SUMMARY:  In an age of constant engagement and relentless activity, we often teetering on the edge of burnout, weighed down by the inevitable burdens of chronic stress. This article brings insights from Dr. Christina Captain, a renowned authority in acupuncture and nutrition. Dr. Captain,...

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Unraveling Digestive Discomfort

VIDEO SUMMARY:  Do you often find yourself grappling with digestive discomfort? Perhaps you frequently experience bloating or suffer from reflux after meals. Many of us accept these issues as a normal part of life. Still, Dr. Christina Captain, the esteemed director of the Sarasota Center for A...

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Dealing with Infertility? Give Acupuncture a Try. Q&A with Dr. Christina Captain

by Mary-Elizabeth Meagher In the United States alone, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that one in five women experience infertility, and another one in four women suffer complications that result in miscarriage. These statistics can feel overwhelming to those who want t...

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Community Spotlight: Talking Women’s Health with Dr. Christina Captain

This article first published in Natural Awakenings written by Mary-Elizabeth Schurrer. May is recognized as National Women’s Health Month, and in this current landscape, it’s more crucial than ever for women of all ages to make both their physical and mental well-being a priority. This includes nutr...

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Infertility 2021

The need for reproductive medicine intervention is more common now than ever before. The centers for disease control and prevention (CDC) state that 6.7 million women have an impaired ability to become pregnant or carry a baby to term.  The percentage of married women that are infertile is 6% i...

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What is a Nutraceutical?

The term nutraceutical (part pharmaceutical and part nutritional substance) was originally coined by Stephen Defelice, MD and initially defined as a food or part of a food that provides medical or health benefits, including the prevention and treatment of disease. It is important to note that the te...

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SUPPLEMENT of the MONTH!! Xymogen OptiMag Neuro

Magnesium has numerous health benefits: - Deeper Sleep- Short and Long term memory support- Mood Balancing- Stress Relief- Bowel Regulation- Muscle SupportOptiMag Neuro is a GREAT tasting powder that can help you maintain your health.Try some today! To learn more about Xymogen and their product line...

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SUPPLEMENT of the MONTH!! - Xymogen Vitamin D3 5000IU

It's that time of year again .... cold and flu season is right around the corner. What are you doing to prevent the onslaught of illness at your house? Vitamin D3 is one of the foundational nutrients for bolstering the immune system against both viral and bacterial attacks. Not to mention all the ot...

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How Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine Can Enhance Sexual Desire

In women, the natural process of menopause, with its subsequent decline of hormones, is sometimes an easy process—but, frequently, not. Often, in fact, the resulting side-effects are less than desirable. Loss of libido, or sexual desire, is one side-effect that makes life more difficult to deal with...

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A BALANCED LIFESTYLE = WEIGHT LOSS, NATURALLY - FREE CLASS [April 27th at 6:00pm]

  A Balanced Lifestyle = Weight loss, Naturally Wednesday, April 27, 2016 6pm Free Admission Learn how to lose weight, naturally at the Family Healing Center’s April FREE seminar, A Balanced Lifestyle = Weight loss, Naturally on Wednesday, April 27, at 6pm. REGISTER NOW  &nb...

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Detoxification - The Key to Preventing Dis-Ease! - FREE CLASS [MAR 22nd 6:00pm]

 REGISTER NOW  Detoxification - The Key to Preventing Dis-Ease! Join Christina Captain, DAOM (c), MSAOM, MSHN, MA to understand how detoxifying your body, mind and spirit can help prevent disease and promote wellness. See demonstrations of infrared sauna, ionic detox foot baths and ac...

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Acupuncture and Your Child’s Health

Acupuncture may not be the first method of treatment that comes to mind when deciding which path to follow for your child’s health. In fact the idea of having your child subjected to multiple needle placements may be horrifying to you. But it shouldn’t be. Acupuncture, one of the modalities in Orien...

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Acupuncture Can Relieve Allergies!

Using acupuncture and herbal remedies is not as far fetched as you may believe in relief of allergies. While spring and summer are the seasons of the year that bring us outdoors, many people are unable to enjoy these warmer months due to uncomfortable allergy symptoms. Traditional Chinese Medicine c...

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Freedom From Fatigue

Fatigue is exhausting on both the body and the spirit. Extreme lethargy…no motivation…no energy to do anything – even think. These are classic symptoms that you suffer from a condition that seriously impacts your life. That’s why the Family Healing Center treats fatigue seriously. From stress and ch...

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Treatment of Infertility

Infertility is a common buzz word in the media today. Couples of all types are desperate to conceive and in their desperation are looking now to alternative medicines for an effective treatment. Chinese medicine is one of those alternatives that future parents are investigating. With the recent stud...

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Stop Smoking

Smoking is one of the most detrimental habit forming activities we can participate in. Increasing numbers of research studies have been published that detail the extraordinary harm that smoking can cause. Lawsuit upon lawsuit has been filed to rectify physical and emotional damage that big tobacco c...

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Better Health, Better Life, Better Face with Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture

The world of antiaging is a daunting place to make a decision regarding health and beauty. Most of the general public does not even know where to begin. Those of us, who are health conscious try to eat more organic and natural whole foods, exercise and take the appropriate supplements our bodies req...

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Alternative Treatment for Post Partum Depression

Who would have guessed that a war of the words between Tom Cruise and Brooke Shields would identify a much hidden disease? Now that we have come out of the closet so to speak about post partum depression where is all the information on alternative treatments? In order for the buzz to actually benefi...

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