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Chinese herbal remedy as good as methotrexate for treating rheumatoid arthritis

A traditional Chinese herbal remedy used to relieve joint pain and inflammation works as well as methotrexate, a standard drug treatment that is frequently prescribed to control the symptoms of active rheumatoid arthritis, reveals research published online in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Furthermore, combining the herbal remedy with methotrexate -- the disease modifying [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:52+00:00 May 4th, 2014|Acupuncture, herbal remedy|0 Comments

Proof of herbs having anti-cancer properties

Recent official western medicine studies clearly demonstrated that natural products, such as certain  mushrooms, have anti-cancer effect., killing or suppressing cancer cells.  Chinese herbal medicine frequently uses different mushrooms as part of the therapeutic regimen.  For many years the scientific community ignored this and actually labeled Chinese herbs as being nothing but "snake oil", form [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:52+00:00 April 8th, 2014|Acupuncture|0 Comments

Acupuncture for GERD

Clinical study on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux by acupuncture. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To explore the clinical efficacy and safety of acupuncture in treating gastroesophageal reflux (GER). METHODS: Sixty patients with confirmed diagnosis of GER were randomly assigned to two groups. The 30 patients in the treatment group were treated with acupuncture at acupoints Zhongwan (CV [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:52+00:00 March 31st, 2014|Acupuncture|0 Comments

Clinical study on the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux by acupuncture

Abstract OBJECTIVE: To explore the clinical efficacy and safety of acupuncture in treating gastroesophageal reflux (GER). METHODS: Sixty patients with confirmed diagnosis of GER were randomly assigned to two groups. The 30 patients in the treatment group were treated with acupuncture at acupoints Zhongwan (CV 12), bilateral Zusanli (ST36), Sanyinjiao (SP6), and Neiguan (PC6), once [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:52+00:00 March 17th, 2014|Acupuncture|0 Comments

Vision Loss Reported After Cosmetic Facial Injections

Irreversible vision loss should be added to the list of potential complications associated with injection of cosmetic facial fillers. Michelle V. Carle, MD, from Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group, Los Angeles, California, and colleagues report 3 such cases of blindness or near-complete vision loss in an article published online March 6 in JAMA Ophthalmology. All [...]

By | 2020-12-15T07:35:06+00:00 March 12th, 2014|Acupuncture, General health|0 Comments

OSTEOARTHRITIS: $ 14.8 BILLION

Digging deeper into the AHQR report reveals a clue about the high cost of osteoarthritis. Over 90% of the hospitalization for osteoarthritis involved a knee or hip replacement which brings up the question: Are some joint replacements and other orthopedic procedures being performed when they aren’t medically indicated? A recent paper in the New England [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:10:22+00:00 February 26th, 2014|Acupuncture|0 Comments

Mesothelioma prognosis or a breast cancer prognosis

Written by Melanie Bowen of miladyknows.blogspot.com Acupuncture and Health Obtaining a diagnosis for cancer, such as a mesothelioma prognosis or a breast cancer prognosis, is a devastating time. The earlier a diagnosis is made, the higher the likelihood of living through the cancer. While treatment is often effective, particularly in the early phases of [...]

By | 2020-12-15T07:33:53+00:00 October 1st, 2011|Acupuncture|0 Comments

Breast cancer and chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture

Effect of Chinese Herbal Medicine on Breast Cancer Submitted by Chad Dupuis on Tue, 01/18/2011 - 11:04am Chinese Herbal Medicine is widely used both as an adjunctive therapy or even in lieu of western treatments for various cancers. Many of the components of herbal medicine have been studied extensively including some studies on traditional formulas [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:52+00:00 May 8th, 2011|Acupuncture|0 Comments

ACUPUNCTURE, CHINESE HERBS, REIKI, QI GONG in WORCESTER

Acupuncture in Worcester Our office is giving a new meaning to "holistic therapy" definition.  We offer not only acupuncture but also Chinese herbs, Reiki, medical Qi Gong and other alternative medicine modalities described on our main pages.  Our office is the only one, that we know of, where oriental medicine doctor shares space and expertise [...]

By | 2016-11-14T21:58:52+00:00 April 14th, 2011|Acupuncture, General health, Massages, Reiki|0 Comments