Acupuncture and Drugs Found Equally Effective For Mild Depression

Acupuncture and Drugs Found Equally Effective For Mild Depression 25 MAY 2018 Guangdong Province Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital researchers find acupuncture with moxibustion produces similar positive patient outcomes rates as the drug paroxetine for treatment of mild to moderate depression. In the study, true acupuncture produced similar results as paroxetine (a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, … Continue reading Acupuncture and Drugs Found Equally Effective For Mild Depression

Acupuncture Found Effective for Obesity Reduction

Acupuncture Found Effective for Obesity Reduction 10 MAY 2018 Researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of obesity. Results were obtained by implementing a protocolized body acupuncture point prescription without a diet or exercise program. [1] In a five week clinical trial, patients receiving acupuncture achieved a 2.9 kg mean weight loss and the decrease … Continue reading Acupuncture Found Effective for Obesity Reduction

Acupuncture Benefits Digestion, Stops Burning Pain

Acupuncture Benefits Digestion, Stops Burning Pain 06 MAY 2018 Hunan University of Chinese Medicine researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of functional dyspepsia (indigestion). Results from the investigation demonstrate that acupuncture is effective for alleviating upper abdominal pain and burning, nausea, and belching. In a semi-protocolized clinical trial, two primary acupuncture points were proven … Continue reading Acupuncture Benefits Digestion, Stops Burning Pain

Acupuncture Improves Knee Meniscus Repair

Acupuncture Improves Knee Meniscus Repair 22 MARCH 2018 Researchers conclude that acupuncture increases the effectiveness of rehabilitation exercises after knee meniscus repair surgery. [1] Patients receiving acupuncture in a controlled clinical trial had less quadriceps atrophy, limping, locking, pain, and swelling than patients receiving only rehabilitation exercises. Patients receiving acupuncture also had significantly better range … Continue reading Acupuncture Improves Knee Meniscus Repair