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 Beats Drug for Post-Stroke Constipation Relief

24 MAY 2019  Health CMI Acupuncture outperforms lactulose for the alleviation of post-stroke constipation and the regulation of gastrointestinal hormones. Qujing First People’s Hospital researchers investigated the benefits of the Shu Gan Tiao Qi (liver-soothing and qi-regulating) acupuncture protocol and a drug for the treatment of post-stroke constipation. Acupuncture provided superior short and long-term relief … Continue reading Acupuncture Beats Drug for Post-Stroke Constipation Relief

Acupuncture Test Anxiety Relief Confirmed

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. [1] HAMA (Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale) and PSQI … Continue reading Acupuncture Test Anxiety Relief Confirmed

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