Acupuncture Found Effective for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Acupuncture Found Effective for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 07 JUNE 2018 Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Researchers at the Beijing Chaoyang Fatou Community Health Service Center conducted a study comparing the effects of warm needling acupuncture, standard acupuncture, and sham acupuncture. [1] Based on the data, the researchers conclude that … Continue reading Acupuncture Found Effective for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Acupuncture and Herbs Proven Effective for PID Treatment

Acupuncture And Herbs Proven Effective For Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Treatment 29 MAY 2018 Researchers find acupuncture combined with herbal medicine effective for the treatment of chronic pelvic inflammatory disease. Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers investigated the effects of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine on patients with chronic pelvic inflammatory disease. [1] The combined … Continue reading Acupuncture and Herbs Proven Effective for PID Treatment

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

Acupuncture Relief of Nasal Allergies Confirmed

Acupuncture Relief Of Nasal Allergies Confirmed 26 APRIL 2018 Acupuncture soothes nasal allergy symptoms. Investigators at Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Affiliated Hospital conducted a meta-analysis of 30 independent clinical trials with a sample size of 2,602 allergic rhinitis patients. [1] The researchers (Tang et al.) conclude, “Acupuncture, either used alone or combined with … Continue reading Acupuncture Relief of Nasal Allergies Confirmed

Acupuncture Relieves Asthma Attacks

Acupuncture Relieves Asthma Attacks 07 APRIL 2018 Researchers find acupuncture effective for relieving allergic asthma, a type of asthma triggered by allergens (e.g., dust mites, mold, pollen, foods). Symptoms include wheezing, difficulty breathing, itchy eyes, sinusitis, rhinitis, a general feeling of malaise, and sneezing. In a randomized controlled trial of 1,445 patients, acupuncture provided lasting … Continue reading Acupuncture Relieves Asthma Attacks

Acupuncture Beats Antihistamines for Allergic Rhinitis

Acupuncture Beats Antihistamines For Allergic Rhinitis 05 APRIL 2018 German researchers confirm the effectiveness of acupuncture for the treatment of allergies and sinus disorders. In an eight week clinical trial, patients receiving acupuncture required less medications and had fewer seasonal allergic rhinitis symptoms than control groups. Likewise, quality of life scores were significantly better in … Continue reading Acupuncture Beats Antihistamines for Allergic Rhinitis

Acupuncture Repairs Knee Arthritis Cartilage Damage

Acupuncture Repairs Knee Arthritis Cartilage Damage 19 MARCH 2018 Acupuncture stimulates cartilage repair for patients with knee osteoarthritis. Using MRIs, researchers have quantified the therapeutic effects of acupuncture. Within four weeks, acupuncture successfully improves the condition of cartilage in the anterior medial and lateral tibial regions of the knee. In addition, Western Ontario and McMaster … Continue reading Acupuncture Repairs Knee Arthritis Cartilage Damage