Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer By raising levels of the stress-related hormone cortisol, our phone time may also be threatening our long-term health. Image CreditCreditRaúl Soria By Catherine Price New York Times April 24, 2019 If you’re like many people, you may have decided that you want to spend less time … Continue reading Putting down your phone may help you live longer–NYT article
Laura has just returned from a 3-day seminar with a renowned Japanese acupuncturist, Tsuyoshi Shimamura, from Osaka Japan. The seminar was held in Portland, OR, where Laura has been attending similar seminars all of this year. This seminar was a great reminder of how very simple, focused interventions can sometimes make a bigger change than … Continue reading New Perspectives on Japanese Acupuncture
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New research concludes that acupuncture is an effective treatment therapy for resolving constipation. Researchers compared electro-acupuncture stimulation at key acupuncture points with a sham acupuncture control group.
Research shows that acupuncture at a simple point on the foot reduces blood pressure and calms the sympathetic nervous system, as well as improving blood flow to the extremities.
Recent research into the effects of acupuncture for treatment of individuals suffering from Multiple Sclerosis shows that patients experience a better quality of life when having acupuncture sessions on a regular basis.
Patients undergoing cancer treatments have been found, through research, to have improvement in symptoms of fatigue and anxiety when treated with acupunture.
“If I had enough money and I was the patient, I would give acupuncture a try.”
There’s growing acceptance that herbal medicines could be effective for medical conditions, but the scientific evidence to vault such a treatment into an approved drug is often lacking. As Shirley Wang explains on Lunch Break, researchers are making progress on a cancer treatment based on a common herbal combination in Chinese medicine.
After attending Terry Wahls talk, Acupuncture of Iowa promotes her approach to nutrition, as it is in line with the Oriental Medical perspective on healing the body with diet and nutrition. Dr. Wahls book is available for purchase at the clinic.