Researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of obesity. Results were obtained by implementing a protocolized body acupuncture point prescription without a diet or exercise program.  In a five week clinical trial, patients receiving acupuncture achieved a 2.9 kg mean weight loss and the decrease in mean BMI (body mass index) was 1.43. The … Continue reading Studies: Acupuncture effective for Weight Loss
Research from University of Dresden shows acupuncture is as effective as Claritin and other otc allergy medications for the runny nose associated with dust mite allergies.
Two new studies from the Abramson Cancer Center and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania offer hope for breast cancer survivors struggling with cancer-related pain and swelling, and point to ways to enhance muscular strength and body image. The studies appear in a first of its kind monograph from the Journal … Continue reading Acupuncture and Exercise Helpful for Breast Cancer Support
Laser acupuncture alleviates pain for patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD). Laser acupuncture employs the use of cold lasers and does not burn the skin or involve the use of needles. TMD disorders include structural abnormalities and muscular disorders of the temporomandibular joint region. TMD is a major cause of orofacial pain. Researchers demonstrate that noninvasive … Continue reading Laser Acupuncture Relieves Temporomandibular Joint Pain
Research from China shows acupuncture plus an herb formula called Huo Xue Qu Feng Tong Luo Tang beats nimodipine for vascular headache treatment.
Specific combination of acupuncture points in the ear has been shown to be effective in supporting weight loss in individual with BMI over 23. Needles were retained in the ear between treatments.
Research in China shows that acupuncture improves recovery from appendix removal surgery. It helps intestinal function return to normal, helps with pain, and assists patients in getting back to normal faster.
New research from Rutgers University Medical School shows electroacupuncture reduces inflammation and sepsis in patients
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New research in China shows acupuncture affects specific cells in the brain that can be related to depression.