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Acupuncture Low Back Disc Protrusion CT Scan Results

Acupuncture Low Back Disc Protrusion CT Scan Results 30 OCTOBER 2018 Acupuncture is effective for patients with lumbar disc protrusions. CT scans confirm that acupuncture reduces disc protrusion size and increases healthy space in the spinal canal. Along with relief from nerve compression, investigators conclude that acupuncture improves range of motion and reduces pain for … Continue reading Acupuncture Low Back Disc Protrusion CT Scan Results

Acupuncture and Herbs Stop Shingles Pain, Outperforms Drugs

Acupuncture and Herbs Stop Shingles Pain, Outperforms Drugs 03 NOVEMBER 2018 Acupuncture and herbs prove effective for the treatment of shingles. Researchers from three independent studies conclude that acupuncture and herbal medicine significantly relieve rashes and pain associated with the herpes zoster virus (shingles). Importantly, acupuncture and herbal medicine outperformed antiviral and anti-inflammatory medications, indicating … Continue reading Acupuncture and Herbs Stop Shingles Pain, Outperforms Drugs

Acupuncture Fights Influenza

Acupuncture Fights Influenza, Decreases Mortality Rate 26 OCTOBER 2018 Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of influenza. Two independent investigations confirm acupuncture’s efficacy for fighting influenza. One laboratory investigation tested acupuncture as a monotherapy and determined that acupuncture lowers mortality rates, increases serum interferon levels, and improves the phagocytosis of viruses. Another investigation finds acupuncture … Continue reading Acupuncture Fights Influenza

Acupuncture Improves Eyesight For Diabetics

Acupuncture Improves Eyesight For Diabetics 23 SEPTEMBER 2018 Acupuncture and herbs improve eyesight for patients with diabetic retinopathy. In a controlled clinical trial, Hubei Provincial Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine ophthalmology department researchers determined that herbal medicine monotherapy benefits vision. The addition of acupuncture to the treatment protocol significantly improved patient outcomes. Diabetic retinopathy patients … Continue reading Acupuncture Improves Eyesight For Diabetics

Acupuncture Alleviates Neck Pain, Restores ROM

Acupuncture Alleviates Neck Pain, Restores ROM 07 OCTOBER 2018 Acupuncture and herbs alleviate cervical spondylosis, a disorder caused by disc degeneration in the neck that results in pain and range of motion impairment. Hubei University of Medicine Dongfeng Hospital researchers conclude that acupuncture combined with herbs successfully relieves pain and regulates excess sympathetic nervous system … Continue reading Acupuncture Alleviates Neck Pain, Restores ROM

Acupuncture For PCOS Infertility Produces Superior Outcomes

Acupuncture For PCOS Infertility Produces Superior Outcomes 26 SEPTEMBER 2018 Acupuncture successfully regulates hormones and ovarian blood flow in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) related infertility. Maternal and Child Healthcare Hospital of Hengfeng County researchers compared the efficaciousness of acupuncture and drug therapy. The addition of acupuncture to drug therapy produced superior patient outcomes … Continue reading Acupuncture For PCOS Infertility Produces Superior Outcomes

Acupuncture Alleviates Rheumatoid Arthritis Swelling and Pain

Acupuncture Alleviates Rheumatoid Arthritis Swelling And Pain 11 SEPTEMBER 2018 Acupuncture is an effective treatment modality for the the alleviation of rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers conclude that acupuncture alone or in combination with additional treatment modalities alleviates rheumatoid arthritis, restores bodily functions, and improves quality of life. [1] In a meta-analysis, the researchers note that acupuncture … Continue reading Acupuncture Alleviates Rheumatoid Arthritis Swelling and Pain

Acupuncture Alleviates Depression and Benefits The Brain

Acupuncture Alleviates Depression And Benefits The Brain 20 SEPTEMBER 2018 Acupuncture restores brain connectivity and benefits patients with major depression disorder (MDD). Utilizing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), researchers at the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine hospital document that acupuncture significantly increases the connectivity of the corticostriatum to other brain regions, an important brain circuit … Continue reading Acupuncture Alleviates Depression and Benefits The Brain

Acupuncture Promotes Bone Fracture Recovery

Acupuncture Promotes Bone Fracture Recovery 12 SEPTEMBER 2018 Acupuncture promotes the healing of bone fractures. Two independent investigations confirm that the addition of acupuncture to usual care protocols increases positive patient outcomes rates. Researchers find acupuncture effective for assisting in the restoration of mobility and reductions in both pain and inflammation. The first investigation was … Continue reading Acupuncture Promotes Bone Fracture Recovery

Acupuncture Migraine Relief Confirmed

Acupuncture Migraine Relief Confirmed In Laboratory Investigation 25 AUGUST 2018 Acupuncture alleviates migraine headaches. Many clinical trials compare MRI scans, biological markers, and subjective clinical outcomes in human trials. This investigation varies by using only biological markers to confirm the results in a laboratory investigation. Overall, this multi-arm investigation demonstrates that a limited acupuncture point … Continue reading Acupuncture Migraine Relief Confirmed