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Studies: Acupuncture effective for Weight Loss

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 in mean BMI (body mass index) was 1.43. The … Continue reading Studies: Acupuncture effective for Weight Loss

Acupuncture and Exercise Helpful for Breast Cancer Support

Two new studies from the Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania offer hope for breast cancer survivors struggling with cancer-related pain and swelling, and point to ways to enhance muscular strength and body image. The studies appear in a first of its kind monograph from the Journal … Continue reading Acupuncture and Exercise Helpful for Breast Cancer Support

Laser Acupuncture Relieves Temporomandibular Joint Pain

Laser acupuncture alleviates pain for patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Laser acupuncture employs the use of cold lasers and does not burn the skin or involve the use of needles. TMD disorders include structural abnormalities and muscular disorders of the temporomandibular joint region. TMD is a major cause of orofacial pain. Researchers demonstrate that noninvasive … Continue reading Laser Acupuncture Relieves Temporomandibular Joint Pain