Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain

Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain 09 AUGUST 2018 Acupuncture and cupping are safe and effective treatments for lumbopelvic pain during pregnancy. Researchers conducted an observational study at a hospital-based community antenatal clinic in New Zealand and determined that acupuncture produces significant positive patient outcomes, including reductions in lumbopelvic pain levels. [1] Lumbopelvic pain is in the … Continue reading Acupuncture Relieves Pregnancy Pain

Acupuncture Helps War Veterans Sleep Better

Acupuncture Helps War Veterans Sleep Better 17 JULY 2018 Emory University and Atlanta VA Medical Center researchers find acupuncture effective for the alleviation of sleep disorders for veterans with PTSD and brain injuries. The research team concludes that acupuncture produces significant improvements in both subjective and objective sleep parameters for veterans with mild traumatic brain … Continue reading Acupuncture Helps War Veterans Sleep Better

Acupuncture Achilles Tendon Repair Finding

Acupuncture Achilles Tendon Repair Finding 16 JULY 2018 Acupuncture is an effective treatment modality for Achilles tendon disorders. Two clinical case histories were published by Dr. Hawks demonstrating that acupuncture is “highly effective, with rapid results for both acute and chronic Achilles tendinopathy and was performed easily in an austere environment.” [1] Dr. Hawks works … Continue reading Acupuncture Achilles Tendon Repair Finding

Acupuncture Provides Parkinson’s Disease Relief

Acupuncture Provides Parkinson’s Disease Relief 07 JULY 2018 Acupuncture is an effective treatment modality for the alleviation of Parkinson’s disease. Zhejiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Hangzhou, China) researchers conducted a study comparing the effects of drug therapy as a standalone procedure with acupuncture plus drug therapy in an integrated treatment protocol. Based on the … Continue reading Acupuncture Provides Parkinson’s Disease Relief

Acupuncture Ankylosing Spondylitis Relief Confirmed

Acupuncture Ankylosing Spondylitis Relief Confirmed 28 MARCH 2018 Researchers conclude that acupuncture and herbal medicine provide relief for patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Ankylosing spondylitis is a type of arthritis characterized by inflammation of the spine, joints, tendons, or ligaments. Long-term, AS can lead to ankylosis, which is stiffening and often immobility caused by fusion … Continue reading Acupuncture Ankylosing Spondylitis Relief Confirmed

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 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