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Be Kind to Your Eyes

Dress them up with the latest stylish frames. Make sure they are covered with proper UV filtering sunglasses. Keep them moist with drops. Don't forget to take your contacts out. These are just a few of the things you can do to be kind to your eyes. See Judith at North Broadway Optical for the tools and more tips to make your eyes happy. 224 North Broadway Salem, NH

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Why Ambit Works

About Ambit Energy

Ambit Energy provides electricity and natural gas services in deregulated markets across the United States, primarily marketed through a direct sales channel of more than 250,000 Independent Consultants.

Based in Dallas, Texas, our company is focused on being the finest and most-respected retail energy provider in America, offering cost-effective choices for today’s energy consumer.

In 2010, Ambit was named #1 Fastest-Growing Private Company in America by Inc. magazine, and we continue to pick up steam as the fastest-growing company in the retail energy sector today.

The Ambit Opportunity works because it’s based on a simple, proven system. In this video, you’ll see how you can use that system to build your business, as well as how you’ll have the support of Ambit and your fellow Consultants along the way.

Contact your Local Ambit Consultant, Paula Johnson (603) 966-6793 on how to get started building your business. 

Meet Maureen Marasca - Spiritual Teacher/Counselor/Healing Practitioner.

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Let's work together for your health and wellness.
188 N.Main Street 
Concord, NH 03301
603-344-8563
mmarasca@comcast.net

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Free Windows 10 Workshop

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Hello , 

Melissa and I are very excited for the launch of Windows 10 on July 29th and are celebrating with an exclusive networking breakfast just for our business and education customers. Join us in the Salem, NH store located in The Mall at Rockingham Park, 8am-9:30am on Wednesday, July 29th to check out Microsoft’s newest operating system and get the chance to speak to product experts who can answer all of your questions. Learn about all of our community and business offerings, and participate in Windows 10 demonstrations. 

Enjoy an assortment of perfect morning pick-me-ups like pastries and coffee, all on us, while getting the opportunity to mingle with other small business owners and customers, as well as local education professionals. 

REGISTER HERE so that we know you are coming and we’ll make sure to save you a Danish!                                                                                    

While you are here, take advantage of and sign up for our exclusive free appointments, including business consultations with our Business Specialist, exclusive Answer Desk appointments with the very best technicians, and other educational workshops. 

As a bonus, when you register for the event, we will send you exclusive “Upgrade to Windows 10” tips and tricks to ensure your upgrade goes as smoothly as possible.

Due to a staggered role out, not all devices will upgrade automatically on launch day. To ensure that your device will upgrade, bring your device with you to the event and we will upgrade it for you! Depending on your device’s specifications, you may need to check the device in to our tech room to ensure specific system requirements are met.

 We hope to see you there! 

Robert Hemmings Business Sales Specialist  | The Mall at Rockingham Park Microsoft |

(347) 366-3329|Rhemmin@microsoft.com | www.MicrosoftStore.com/salem

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Wei Qi Acupuncture July Newsletter

Vicki Jessop Lic. Ac., MAc, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)
Wei Qi Acupuncture
57 Palm Street, Suite 7
Nashua, NH 03060
603-589-9805

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) affects an estimated 2 percent of the population. It is diagnosed when there is a history of widespread pain in all four quadrants of the body for a minimum duration of three months, and pain when pressure is applied to at least 11 of 18 designated tender points on the body. In addition to musculoskeletal pain, patients with fibromyalgia can suffer fatigue, sleep disturbance, memory loss, mood swings and digestive problems.

What is Fibromyalgia Syndrome?

From the perspective of western medicine, fibromyalgia is a medically unexplained syndrome characterized by chronic widespread pain, a heightened and painful response to pressure, insomnia, fatigue and depression.

While not all affected persons experience all associated symptoms, the following symptoms commonly occur together -- chronic pain, debilitating fatigue, difficulty sleeping, anxiety, depression, joint stiffness, chronic headaches, dryness, hypersensitivity, inability to concentrate (called "fibro fog"), incontinence, irritable bowel syndrome, numbness, tingling or poor circulation in the hands and feet, painful menstrual cramps or restless legs syndrome

On its own fibromyalgia does not result in any physical damage to the body or its tissues and there are no laboratory tests that can confirm this diagnosis. Symptoms often begin after a physical or emotional trauma, but in many cases there appears to be no triggering event. Women are more prone to develop the disorder than are men, and the risk of fibromyalgia increases with age.

Research shows that up to 90 percent of people with fibromyalgia have turned to complementary or alternative medicine to manage their symptoms. Acupuncture, in particular, has become a popular treatment choice and has been shown to be an effective treatment for FMS.

An Oriental Medicine Perspective

Oriental medicine does not recognize fibromyalgia as one particular disease pattern. Instead, it aims to treat the symptoms unique to each individual depending on their constitution, emotional state, the intensity and location of their pain, digestive health, sleeping patterns and an array of other signs and symptoms.

Since symptoms of fibromyalgia vary greatly from one person to another, a wide array of traditional and alternative treatments have been shown to be the most effective way of treating this difficult syndrome.

Therefore, if 10 people are treated with Oriental medicine for fibromyalgia, each of these 10 people will receive a unique, customized treatment with different acupuncture points, different herbs and different lifestyle and dietary recommendations.

A treatment program may include a combination of psychological or behavioral therapies, medications, exercise, acupuncture, herbal medicine and bodywork.

Since pain is a hallmark symptom of fibromyalgia, an Oriental medicine approach will incorporate treatment for pain, though this may differ from western "pain management" therapies. The Oriental medicine theory of pain is expressed in this famous Chinese saying: "Bu tong ze tong, tong ze bu tong" which means "free flow: no pain, no free flow: pain."

Pain is seen as a disruption of the flow of Qi within the body. The disruption of Qi that results in fibromyalgia is usually associated with disharmonies of the Liver, Spleen, Kidney and Heart systems.

If you have fibromyalgia, acupuncture and Oriental medicine may be what you've been looking for to ease your symptoms and reclaim your health and vitality. Please call for a consultation today.

 

5 Tools for Fibromyalgia Symptom Relief

Although fibromyalgia is a disorder that can be disabling for many due to chronic widespread pain and fatigue there are some things you can do to alleviate the symptoms and improve your overall quality of life.

Learn and Practice Stress Reduction Techniques
Chronic stress can lead to fatigue, depression, a weakened immune system, and a host of serious physical and psychological ailments. When under stress your muscles contract and tense affecting nerves, blood vessels, organs, skin and bones. Chronically tense muscles can result in a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and disorders including muscle spasms and pain.

While it isn't always possible to remove the external forces causing stress the ability to effectively deal with stress is a choice. Take time for yourself and cultivate the energy you need to handle your stress more effectively.

Eat a Well Balanced Diet
Managing your diet may seem time-consuming but the benefits it offers make it worthwhile. Many fibromyalgia sufferers find relief through a properly managed diet. A list of basic nutrients to combat nerve sensitivities, improve cognition, boost the immune system, and reduce swelling is included in this newsletter.

Exercise
While even basic movements may be painful, exercise helps restore strength and endurance. Tai Chi, Qi Gong or Yoga are great for easy stretches, careful strengthening, deep breathing, along with relaxation techniques.

Gentle stretching will clear tension that builds when muscles tighten, and will improve overall circulation. Be sure to check with your doctor before starting any exercise program.

Meditate
The practice of meditation is a proven stress reducer that helps the body create a sense of calm and a continuing sense of well being. While 15 minutes daily is recommended, even 5 or 10 minutes can have a powerful effect on your day.

Restorative Sleep
Get at least eight hours of restorative sleep. Maintain a routine sleep schedule and make your bedroom a sanctuary from every day stress. Practicing good sleep hygiene will give your body an opportunity to get stronger and heal.

 

 

In This Issue

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Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Fibromyalgia

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5 Tools for Fibromyalgia Symptom Relief

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Fight Fibromyalgia with Nutrient Dense Foods

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Fibromyalgia Study

Fight Fibromyalgia with Nutrient Dense Foods

The National Fibromyalgia Association recommends a balanced diet containing nutrient dense foods free of artificial additives and sweeteners to help your body fight fibromyalgia syndrome. Some key nutrients to include are:

B-Complex
Found in whole grains, beans, nuts, chicken, fish and eggs; B complex vitamins directly influence the nervous system's proper functioning and combat nerve problems such as tingling and tenderness.

Magnesium
Found in nuts, grains, beans, fish, meat and dark green vegetables magnesium is needed for muscle flexibility and bone, protein and fatty acid formation. Magnesium is also integral in making new cells, relaxing muscles, clotting blood, aiding in calcium absorption and activating B vitamins.

Omega 3
Directly affecting cellular function, this fatty acid found in fish minimizes nerve sensitivity and improves cognition.

Vitamin C
Helps combat stress, builds the immune system and reduces swelling. Vitamin C is found in a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables including citrus fruits, green vegetables, tomatoes and berries.

Water
Increases circulation of oxygen and nutrients throughout the body and helps to eliminate waste.

Fibromyalgia Study

A study from the Mayo Clinic found acupuncture helpful in treating the fatigue and anxiety commonly experienced by fibromyalgia patients.

In the trial, patients who received acupuncture to counter their fibromyalgia symptoms reported improvement in fatigue and anxiety, among other symptoms. Acupuncture was well tolerated, with minimal side effects.

Those who received acupuncture treatments reported less fatigue and anxiety one month following treatment than the group that did not.

According to David Martin, M.D., Ph.D., lead author and a Mayo Clinic anesthesiologist, the study "affirms a lot of clinical impressions that this complementary medical technique is helpful for patients."

Dr. Martin performed the study with co-authors Ines Berger, M.D.; Christopher Sletten, Ph.D.; and Brent Williams. The study only examined patients who reported more severe symptoms, offering better experimental control.

Glass Blowing Experience at Mill City Glass

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Have you tried a Glass Blowing Experience at Mill City Glass yet? 

Glass Blowing Experiences are safe and fun with little time commitment. Each experience lasts about 15min to 20min (except for glasses which are  30-40min) With the help of an instructor; you will create a beautiful piece of glass. Our projects consist of glass paperweights, ornaments, floats, flowers, hearts, and glasses. You can expect to add color, turn the pipe, blow, and feel the heat.

Visit http://www.millcityglassworks.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/MillCityGlassWorks to see the beautiful things you could be creating and call to set up your experience. Bring a friend or two and make it a party!

 

Jet Blue is Hiring!

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