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.  HAMA (Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale) and PSQI … Continue reading Acupuncture Test Anxiety Relief Confirmed
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 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
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.  Acupuncture produced superior patient outcomes compared with … Continue reading Acupuncture Beats Drug For Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment
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 and Drugs Found Equally Effective For Mild Depression 25 MAY 2018 Guangdong Province Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital researchers find acupuncture with moxibustion produces similar positive patient outcomes rates as the drug paroxetine for treatment of mild to moderate depression. In the study, true acupuncture produced similar results as paroxetine (a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, … Continue reading Acupuncture and Drugs Found Equally Effective For Mild Depression
In traditional Chinese medicine, it is thought that wind brings with it the viruses and allergies that we all suffer. These often enter through two acupoints on the back of the neck, called Wind Gate. you can find these points by going from the center of your neck, at the top, just under the occiput, … Continue reading Spring Brings Wind
I am thrilled to announce the arrival of our new associate, Laura McCoy. Providing acupuncture, dietary therapies and nutrition consultation, as well as personalized activity and rehab programs
Explanation of the symptoms and signs of Yin and damp excess. Relationship between external weather patterns and physical illness patterns.
Overview of cold and damp conditions, their relationship to weather, and their treatment in TCM.