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Acupuncture & herbal medicine blog 2016-11-14T21:58:51+00:00

The Weird Way Acupuncture Helps Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Here is the original article by Amanda MacMillan  published in Time magazine on March 3rd, 2017 There's new hope for people who suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome, a feeling of numbness, tingling or pain in the hand because of a squeezed nerve at the wrist. It comes in the form of a non-invasive [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Acupuncture, General health, Personal Injuries|0 Comments

Acupuncture and how it can help to treat mesothelioma

You might think acupuncture is for the hip community who doesn't believe in traditional medicine or for an aged parent with chronic leg pain, but a considerable amount of research indicates that acupuncture could help to treat many conditions, including conditions such as mesothelioma and stress. Managing stress can be difficult because it might [...]

By | March 19th, 2017|Acupuncture, Mesothelioma|0 Comments

Acupuncture and pain

Acupuncture effectively reduces pain according to research published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Acupuncture groups had significantly greater reductions of pain than both non-treatment control groups and sham (imitation/placebo) control acupuncture groups in multiple high quality studies. Specifically, acupuncture was found effective for reducing pain associated with osteoarthritis, chronic headache, shoulder [...]

By | March 19th, 2015|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

Anti-inflammatory Acupuncture Protects From Adhesions

Acupuncture exerts post-operative anti-inflammatory responses thereby preventing abdominal adhesions. Published in the Journal of Surgical Research, investigators have discovered a major biological mechanism that may be responsible for these beneficial effects. The research team concludes, “EA (electroacupuncture) ST36 might reduce the postoperative local inflammatory response, attenuate the angiogenesis and alleviate the adhesion formation partly via [...]

By | March 12th, 2015|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

Acupuncture anesthesia for open heart surgery in contemporary China

BACKGROUND: Although the use of acupuncture anesthesia for open heart surgery, which was introduced in China four decades ago, has declined in recent years, there is a renewed interest in it in contemporary China due to the escalating medical costs associated with open heart surgery. This study was aimed to determine whether a combined acupuncture-medicine anesthesia (CAMA) strategy reduces early [...]

By | March 4th, 2015|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

Celebrities who endorse acupuncture

Jennifer Lopez – The 43-year-old mother of twins told OK! magazine she used acupuncture therapy to drop 15 pounds. Sheryl Crow – In 2006, Crow was treated for breast cancer and went on to raise awareness about the importance of early detection. She also said her treatment was supported by the use of acupuncture treatments and herbal formulas. Jennifer Aniston – After [...]

By | February 25th, 2015|Acupuncture|0 Comments
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