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Acupuncture Alleviates Cognitive Dysfunction After Stroke

Acupuncture Alleviates Cognitive Dysfunction After Stroke 26 December 2016 Acupuncture combined with herbal medicine outperforms drugs for alleviating cognitive dysfunction after a cerebral infarction. Researchers (Wang et al.) compared the therapeutic effects of acupuncture plus herbs with that of a pharmaceutical medication. Two groups were compared. The Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) group received acupuncture to

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Acupuncture Repairs Motor Function After Spinal Cord Injury

Acupuncture Repairs Motor Function After Spinal Cord Injury Acupuncture regenerates neurons and promotes biological processes responsible for motor function recovery after spinal cord injuries. Often, motor function below spinal cord injuries deteriorates, which may lead to paralysis. Researchers discovered that acupuncture may prevent paralysis by stimulating repair. The researchers (Yang et al.) discovered that electroacupuncture

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Parkinson Disease Progression Slowed down

Acupuncture Slows Parkinson Progression, Provides Relief   Acupuncture benefits patients with Parkinson’s disease. Researchers discovered that acupuncture helps improve cognitive abilities, emotional stability, and daily living activity scores for patients with Parkinson’s disease. By combining scalp acupuncture with standard pharmaceutical medications, patients had significant reductions in post-treatment complications due to adverse effects associated with medication

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The Science Of Acupuncture: Treatment Activates Opioids, Lowers Hypertension

Reference: http://www.medicaldaily.com/science-acupuncture-treatment-activates-opioids-lowers-hypertension-403084 The Science Of Acupuncture: Treatment Activates Opioids, Lowers Hypertension Scientists reported last year that patients treated with acupuncture at certain wrist locations saw their blood pressure drop, but the cause was unknown. A new study from researchers at the UCI Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine has identified the molecular mechanism behind this

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Acupuncture Reverses Lower Back Pain

References: http://www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/1690-acupuncture-reverses-lower-back-pain Acupuncture Reverses Lower Back Pain 18 November 2016 Qi-guiding acupuncture relieves disc herniation pain and a special intensive silver acupuncture needle protocol relieves chronic lower back myofascial pain. Researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of lower back pain disorders. In a protocolized study from the Shanghai Jiaotong University Sixth People’s Hospital, researchers

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Acupuncture for Bloating

Reference: https://www.popsugar.co.uk/fitness/Acupuncture-Bloating-42663739 Bloating Like Crazy? Try This Natural Approach  Dominique Astorino Abnormal bloating and distention seem to be affecting more and more people lately, and it’s not just a matter of vanity: it’s a problem that can create intense discomfort, pain, and a slew of other symptoms.While the root of each individual’s bloating problem may

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Can Electro-Acupuncture Alleviate Sleep Disturbances in Breast Cancer Survivors?

Reference: http://www.endocrinologyadvisor.com/androgen-and-reproductive-disorders/electro-acupuncture-for-sleep-disturbances-in-breast-cancer-survivors/article/575939/ Can Electro-Acupuncture Alleviate Sleep Disturbances in Breast Cancer Survivors? Electro-acupuncture may improve sleep disturbances in breast cancer survivors with hot flashes. Electro-acupuncture appears to be comparable to gabapentin for improving sleep in breast cancer survivors who experience hot flashes, according to study results published in Menopause.1 Breast cancer survivors may have a greater

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Acupuncture Activates Brain On MRI, Relieves Depression

Reference: http://www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/1691-acupuncture-mri-relieves-depression Acupuncture Activates Brain On MRI, Relieves Depression   A study conducted at the First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi University of Chinese Medicine demonstrates that acupuncture normalizes brain functions in patients with major depressive disorder (MDD). Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) brain scans, the Guangxi University of Chinese Medicine researchers determined that scalp

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