Category Archives: Chinese medicine

How traditional Chinese medicine can help Migraine

“Migraine is an inherited tendency to have headaches with sensory disturbance. It’s an instability in the way the brain deals with incoming sensory information, and that instability can become influenced by physiological changes like sleep, exercise and hunger.” [1] How does Traditional Chinese Medicine see migraine? In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) migraines can be due

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Acupuncture Surpasses Drug For Hot Flashes And Insomnia

Acupuncture Surpasses Drug For Hot Flashes And Insomnia Acupuncture is more effective than medications for improving sleep quality in survivors of breast cancer. University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York), and Memorial University (Newfoundland and Labrador) researchers determined that electroacupuncture outperforms gabapentin for improving sleep latency and efficiency for female breast

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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 Cuts Migraine Severity

Acupuncture Cuts Migraine Severity Researchers conclude that acupuncture increases the clinical effective rate of the drug deanxit for the treatment of migraines. Importantly, the addition of acupuncture to the administration of deanxit significantly reduces the adverse effects caused by the medication. The data was published in the report entitled Clinical Effect Observation of Acupuncture and

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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 Alleviates Spasticity For Stroke Patients

Acupuncture Alleviates Spasticity For Stroke Patients   Researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of post-stroke upper limb spasticity. A combination of scalp and body style acupuncture reduces muscle tension and spasticity of the upper limbs for stroke patients. In a protocolized study from Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, researchers determined that integrated application

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