Acupuncture Beats Drug For Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment

Acupuncture Beats Drug For Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment 29 JANUARY 2019 Acupuncture outperforms drug therapy for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD). First Affiliated Hospital of Tianjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers compared the efficaciousness of acupuncture with donepezil drug therapy for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. [1] Acupuncture produced superior patient outcomes compared with … Continue reading Acupuncture Beats Drug For Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment

Acupuncture Heals Stomach Ulcers And Alleviates Gastritis

Acupuncture Heals Stomach Ulcers And Alleviates Gastritis 26 JANUARY 2019 Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of gastric ulcers and chronic atrophic gastritis. Two independent research teams examined these digestive conditions and determined that acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment modality. Let’s take a look at the first investigation. In a controlled laboratory study, … Continue reading Acupuncture Heals Stomach Ulcers And Alleviates Gastritis

Acupuncture Mitigates Insomnia Attention Deficits

Acupuncture Mitigates Insomnia Attention Deficits 09 JANUARY 2019 Acupuncture combats attention deficits in insomnia patients. One of the most significant problems for people with insomnia is daytime drowsiness and inattention, leading to an increased risk of mistakes and accidents. Researchers find that acupuncture has the potential to attenuate these symptoms, as well as improving overall … Continue reading Acupuncture Mitigates Insomnia Attention Deficits

Acupuncture Increases Fertility Treatment Success

Acupuncture Increases Fertility Treatment Success 08 JANUARY 2019 Acupuncture improves in vitro fertilization embryo transfer (IVF-ET) success rates. Qingdao University researchers conducted a controlled clinical trial and confirmed that acupuncture reduces failed embryo implantation rates using transvaginal ultrasonography. Findings include increases in good-quality embryo rates, endometrial receptivity, improvements in serological sex hormone levels, and the … Continue reading Acupuncture Increases Fertility Treatment Success

Acupuncture Aids Swallowing After Stroke

Acupuncture Aids Swallowing After Stroke 06 JANUARY 2019 Acupuncture aids swallowing for post-stroke dysphagia patients. Researchers at the Second Affiliated Hospital of Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Shenyang, China) found combining acupuncture with standard functional training improves outcomes for patients with dysphagia and other symptoms following a stroke. The study outcomes included overall neurological function … Continue reading Acupuncture Aids Swallowing After Stroke

Acupuncture Found Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Acupuncture Found Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief 28 DECEMBER 2018 Researchers conclude that acupuncture increases the total effective rate of drug therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Researchers from the Second Affiliated Hospital of Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine combined acupuncture with standard drug therapy. Patients receiving both drug therapy and acupuncture in … Continue reading Acupuncture Found Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Acupuncture Pain Relief After Knee Surgery Lowers Morphine Use

Acupuncture Pain Relief After Knee Surgery Lowers Morphine Use 21 DECEMBER 2018 Researchers conclude that acupuncture improves pain relief outcomes in patients receiving pain-relieving drugs after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). Researchers from the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine combined acupuncture with standard drug therapy. Patients receiving both pain-relieving drugs and … Continue reading Acupuncture Pain Relief After Knee Surgery Lowers Morphine Use

Acupuncture Increases Drug Efficacy For Trigeminal Neuralgia

Acupuncture Increases Drug Efficacy For Trigeminal Neuralgia 12 DECEMBER 2018 Acupuncture increases the efficacy of drug therapy for the relief of trigeminal neuralgia by 20%. Researchers from the Affiliated Huzhou Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of the Zhejiang Chinese Medical University conclude that acupuncture combined with carbamazepine delivers consistent positive clinical outcomes for patients with trigeminal … Continue reading Acupuncture Increases Drug Efficacy For Trigeminal Neuralgia

Acupuncture Benefits Sleep In Lab And Clinical Trials

Acupuncture Benefits Sleep In Lab And Clinical Trials 08 DECEMBER 2018 Hunan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of insomnia. Their controlled laboratory investigation finds acupuncture effective for the regulation of sleep latency and duration. In addition, the researchers identified important biological responses elicited by acupuncture responsible for its … Continue reading Acupuncture Benefits Sleep In Lab And Clinical Trials

Acupuncture Sciatic Nerve Neuroprotective Mechanism Found

Acupuncture Sciatic Nerve Neuroprotective Mechanism Found 28 NOVEMBER 2018 Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers conclude that acupuncture inhibits nerve cell death due to sciatic nerve impairment. A controlled laboratory investigation identified the neuroprotective role of two acupuncture techniques for impaired sciatic nerves. Shallow acupuncture and deep acupuncture at Huantiao (GB30) successfully promoted motor … Continue reading Acupuncture Sciatic Nerve Neuroprotective Mechanism Found