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 and herbs improve sleep for children with intractable insomnia. Kaifeng Pediatric Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers find that the An Hun herbal formula combined with acupuncture applied to a single acupoint is effective for the relief of intractable pediatric insomnia. In a randomized controlled investigation, a total of 104 children were recruited for … Continue reading Acupuncture Plus Herbs Alleviate Pediatric Insomnia
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 and Herbs Stop Shingles Pain, Outperforms Drugs 03 NOVEMBER 2018 Acupuncture and herbs prove effective for the treatment of shingles. Researchers from three independent studies conclude that acupuncture and herbal medicine significantly relieve rashes and pain associated with the herpes zoster virus (shingles). Importantly, acupuncture and herbal medicine outperformed antiviral and anti-inflammatory medications, indicating … Continue reading Acupuncture and Herbs Stop Shingles Pain, Outperforms Drugs
Acupuncture Relief Of Nasal Allergies Confirmed 26 APRIL 2018 Acupuncture soothes nasal allergy symptoms. Investigators at Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Affiliated Hospital conducted a meta-analysis of 30 independent clinical trials with a sample size of 2,602 allergic rhinitis patients.  The researchers (Tang et al.) conclude, “Acupuncture, either used alone or combined with … Continue reading Acupuncture Relief of Nasal Allergies Confirmed
Where we are, here in Iowa in January of 2018, the influenza is at epidemic levels. There is a shortage of IV fluid all over because of the hurricane in Puerto Rico, where much of it is made. I’ve had super healthy friends come down with flu and end up hospitalized for serious lung infections. … Continue reading Influenza
Today we are going to talk about Chinese Herb formulas for common ailments. Chinese herbal formulas are backed by over 2000 years of recorded use as well as modern research and clinical practice. These are just some simple Chinese herbs to keep on hand for simple things. These are for things like heartburn, bruises, sleep … Continue reading Chinese Herb Formulas
What is on the label? Do you buy over the counter dietary supplements? Whether it be Vitamin D or something called Immune Support, or just a simple multivitamin? I bet all of you! I too, am one of those people. For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Lisa. I am one … Continue reading Supplements: do they really contain what the label says?
What are Chinese Herbs you ask? Chinese herbalism is one of the major components of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), or Oriental medicine (OM). Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China and has evolved over thousands of years. TCM practitioners use herbal medicines and various mind and body practices, such as acupuncture and tai chi … Continue reading What are Chinese Herbs?
Research from China shows acupuncture plus an herb formula called Huo Xue Qu Feng Tong Luo Tang beats nimodipine for vascular headache treatment.