Chinese medicine is a Comprehensive System of Healthcare

  Over the past 5,000 years or so the Chinese and their forebears developed a comprehensive system of medicine that is designed to be able to address any health condition effectively. The medicine originated, like many primitive medicines, dominated by ideas of possession by negative spirits but has evolved over these medicine to be a … Continue reading Chinese medicine is a Comprehensive System of Healthcare

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 And Herbs Beat Hormones For Menstrual Irregularity

Acupuncture And Herbs Beat Hormones For Menstrual Irregularity 11 MARCH 2019 Research demonstrates that acupuncture plus herbs outperform hormone drugs for the treatment of irregular menstruation. A study conducted at the People’s Hospital of Zhangwu County (Liaoning) tested the efficacy of a modified version of the herbal formula Xiao Yao San combined with acupuncture. In … Continue reading Acupuncture And Herbs Beat Hormones For Menstrual Irregularity

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 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 For Autism Found Effective

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 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 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