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 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 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 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 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 Found Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

Acupuncture Found Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief 28 DECEMBER 2018 Researchers conclude that acupuncture supports the benefit 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 a combined … Continue reading Acupuncture Found Effective For Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief

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