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 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 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

Acupuncture Enhances Weight Loss Program, Lowers Cholesterol

Acupuncture Enhances Weight Loss Program, Lowers Cholesterol 16 NOVEMBER 2018 Acupuncture enhances weight loss and improves blood chemistry in patients with simple obesity. Researchers tested the efficacy of warm needle acupuncture by adding it to a weight loss dietary program. Patient outcomes improved significantly for patients receiving acupuncture plus dietary therapy when compared with patients … Continue reading Acupuncture Enhances Weight Loss Program, Lowers Cholesterol