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 muscle cell death while promoting the proliferation and differentiation of muscle satellite cells. Satellite cells help to repair and regenerate muscle fibers. … Continue reading Acupuncture Muscle Regeneration Discovery

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 effect 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 For Autism Found Effective

Acupuncture For Autism Found Effective 12 FEBRUARY 2019 Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In a double-blind randomized controlled trial, University of Hong Kong researchers reveal that electroacupuncture improves core functions in children with ASD, especially language comprehension and self-care ability. True acupuncture was compared with sham acupuncture and only … Continue reading Acupuncture For Autism Found Effective

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Beat Ibuprofen For Menstrual Pain

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Beat Ibuprofen For Menstrual Pain 08 FEBRUARY 2019 Acupuncture and herbs outperform ibuprofen for menstrual pain relief. Jiangxi Maternal Health Hospital researchers conducted a controlled clinical trial comparing the effects of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine versus ibuprofen for the relief of menstrual related abdominal and lumbosacral pain. Acupuncture combined with Chinese … Continue reading Acupuncture Plus Herbs Beat Ibuprofen For Menstrual Pain

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. In a study involving lab rats, acupuncture was used to treat after gastric … Continue reading Acupuncture Heals Stomach Ulcers And Alleviates Gastritis

Acupuncture Reduces Insomnia with 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 Reduces Insomnia with 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.  Findings include increases in good-quality embryo rates, endometrial receptivity, improvements in serological sex hormone levels, and the addition of acupuncture … Continue reading Acupuncture Increases Fertility Treatment Success