Category Archives: Acupuncture

Acupuncture Controls Tourette’s Syndrome Over Drugs

Acupuncture Controls Tourette’s Syndrome Over Drugs Acupuncture outperforms drugs for the treatment of Tourette’s syndrome. In a controlled clinical trial, Heilongjiang Traditional Chinese Medicine University researchers conclude that acupuncture is effective for the treatment of Tourette’s syndrome. Two groups were compared. An acupuncture treatment group achieved a total efficacy rate of 82.5% and a drug

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Acupuncture Enhances Drug Therapy Against Asthma Attacks

Acupuncture Enhances Drug Therapy Against Asthma Attacks Researchers find acupuncture effective for the alleviation of acute asthma attacks. In a controlled clinical study, researchers determined that acupuncture plus moxibustion increases the effectiveness of usual care by 18.75%. Two groups were compared. Both groups received drug therapy, consisting of anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic pharmaceutical medications. One group,

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Acupuncture for Anxiety & Depression

As our broadband speeds up and our phones get smarter, some matters regarding our health get overlooked — especially our mental health. Tablets and smart phones have made it more convenient to be connected, but a large number of people still feel disconnected. Fortunately, the Internet also has allowed people to explore the possibilities of

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Acupuncture, Tuina, & Moxa Osteoporosis Pain Relief Found

Acupuncture, Tuina, & Moxa Osteoporosis Pain Relief Found   Researchers find Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) modalities including acupuncture, tuina, and moxibustion effective for the treatment of pain associated with osteoporosis. Conclusions reached across several studies delineate specific benefits resulting from the application of acupuncture. Acupuncture outperformed estrogen replacement therapy for bone pain reduction in women

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Tuina Massage

What is Tui Na?

Tui Na (pronounced Twee-Nah) is a form of therapeutic massage with its origins in early 1700BC China. The practice was quashed during the political and social upheaval of the early 20th Century and  was rediscovered after the Communist Revolution in 1949 with further disruption during the cultural revolution of the 1960s and 1970s. Its revival,

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Acupuncture for Infertility Increases Pregnancy Rates

  Recent studies have shown that acupuncture plus clomiphene is more effective than hormones plus Clomiphene in increasing pregnancy rates for interfertile women. The addition of acupuncture to the drug Clomiphene has proven to increase pregnancy rates, lower the resistance of blood velocity in uterine arteries and reduce the adverse effects of the drug. The

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Research Confirms Acupuncture Effective for Depression Relief

Recent research undertaken at Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (Second Afflilliated Hospital) shows acupuncture and moxibustion  has both short- and long-term benefits from those suffering depression. The study confirmed that manual stimulation of acupuncture needles at specific points increases the positive treatment outcomes for patients. Manual stimulation of acupuncture needles is used to elicit a

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Acupuncture Plus Herbs Quiet Tinnitus

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Quiet Tinnitus 14 December 2016 Shanghai Tongren Hospital researchers conclude that acupuncture combined with herbal medicine is effective for the alleviation of tinnitus. References to tinnitus exist throughout ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) literature, including approximately ten references in the Huangdi Neijing (The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine). Now, modern research verifies

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