Acupuncture Beats Drug For Herniated Disc Relief

  Acupuncture is effective for lumbar disc herniation treatment. A recent study conducted at Xinzheng Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital in Henan, China found that a combination of acupuncture and a modified Shen Tong Zhu Yu Tang herbal formula relieves pain and improves quality of life for patients with lumbar disc herniation. This study compared treatments … Continue reading Acupuncture Beats Drug For Herniated Disc Relief

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Alleviate Pediatric Insomnia

Acupuncture and herbs improve sleep for children with intractable insomnia. Kaifeng Pediatric Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers find that the An Hun herbal formula combined with acupuncture applied to a single acupoint is effective for the relief of intractable pediatric insomnia. In a randomized controlled investigation, a total of 104 children were recruited for … Continue reading Acupuncture Plus Herbs Alleviate Pediatric Insomnia

Traditional Chinese Medicine Topical Treatment

External pastes for the treatment of acne complement internal herbal medicine and acupuncture. A great external paste for the treatment of acne is comprised of Qing Dai (Indigo Naturalis) mixed with either fresh bitter melon or cucumber juice. This is a handy external paste that has been presented in HealthCMi dietetics and dermatology webinars and … Continue reading Traditional Chinese Medicine Topical Treatment

Acupuncture Beats Drug for Post-Stroke Constipation Relief

24 MAY 2019  Health CMI Acupuncture outperforms lactulose for the alleviation of post-stroke constipation and the regulation of gastrointestinal hormones. Qujing First People’s Hospital researchers investigated the benefits of the Shu Gan Tiao Qi (liver-soothing and qi-regulating) acupuncture protocol and a drug for the treatment of post-stroke constipation. Acupuncture provided superior short and long-term relief … Continue reading Acupuncture Beats Drug for Post-Stroke Constipation Relief

Putting down your phone may help you live longer–NYT article

Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer By raising levels of the stress-related hormone cortisol, our phone time may also be threatening our long-term health. Image CreditCreditRaúl Soria By Catherine Price    New York Times April 24, 2019 If you’re like many people, you may have decided that you want to spend less time … Continue reading Putting down your phone may help you live longer–NYT article

Acupuncture Test Anxiety Relief Confirmed

Acupuncture Test Anxiety Relief Confirmed 27 MARCH 2019 Acupuncture alleviates test anxiety. Changchun University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers conducted a clinical trial consisting of undergraduate students with test anxiety, a type of performance anxiety. The results demonstrate that acupuncture reduces pre-examination anxiety and reduces sleep disturbances. [1] HAMA (Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale) and PSQI … Continue reading Acupuncture Test Anxiety Relief Confirmed

Saam Acupuncture, Acupuncture of Wandering Monks

I have recently been studying a new method of acupuncture, called Sa’am acupuncture. My teacher is Toby Daly LAc from Northern California, and he calls it “The Acupuncture of Wandering Monks”. He learned this style while traveling in the far east and meeting one such wandering monk, named Doam. Toby traveled and studies with this … Continue reading Saam Acupuncture, Acupuncture of Wandering Monks

Acupuncture Reduces Post-Stroke Depression, Restores Function

Acupuncture Reduces Post-Stroke Depression, Restores Function 15 MARCH 2019 Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers find acupuncture effective for the alleviation of post-stroke depression and the restoration of neurological functions. The research, conducted at the university’s Shuguang Affiliated Hospital, compared outcomes from two groups: acupuncture and control. Both groups received treatment according to the … Continue reading Acupuncture Reduces Post-Stroke Depression, Restores Function

Acupuncture And Herbs Beat Hormones For Menstrual Irregularity

Acupuncture And Herbs Beat Hormones For Menstrual Irregularity 11 MARCH 2019 Research demonstrates that acupuncture plus herbs outperform hormone drugs for the treatment of irregular menstruation. A study conducted at the People’s Hospital of Zhangwu County (Liaoning) tested the efficacy of a modified version of the herbal formula Xiao Yao San combined with acupuncture. In … Continue reading Acupuncture And Herbs Beat Hormones For Menstrual Irregularity

Acupuncture Muscle Regeneration Discovery

Acupuncture Muscle Regeneration Discovery 26 FEBRUARY 2019 Acupuncture is effective for the alleviation of denervated skeletal muscle atrophy. Researchers at the Fujian Provincial Research Institution of Traditional Chinese Medicine conclude that acupuncture reduces myocyte (muscle cell) apoptosis while promoting the proliferation and differentiation of muscle satellite cells. Satellite cells help to repair and regenerate muscle … Continue reading Acupuncture Muscle Regeneration Discovery