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When is Acupuncture, Not Acupuncture? When its “dry needling”!

Acupuncture and dry needling seem to many patients to be the same therapy, however they are fundamentally different both for patient safety and clinical effectiveness. I found an article from an American Acupuncturist that decided to get “Dry Needling” certification to see the difference in person. The […]

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Do you have Adrenal Fatigue?

  Common symptoms include: Difficulty waking in the morning Need caffeine to get going Feeling overwhelmed by everyday tasks Pronounced fatigue in the afternoon between 2-5pm Feel better in the evening and more alert around 10-11pm Waking between 2-3am with busy or anxious thoughts Eyes over-sensitive to […]

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British Medical Journal study finds Acupuncture effectively treats pelvic pain during pregnancy.

A study published in the British Medical Journal indicates that the use of acupuncture to combat pelvic girdle pain in pregnant women is an effective pain relief strategy. Pelvic girdle pain is a common complaint among pregnant women, but there is no cure for the condition. Researchers […]

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Acupuncture May Reduce Vomiting Directly After Chemotherapy

Acupuncture can reduce the likelihood of vomiting 24 hours after chemotherapy, according to a new review of recent studies – in which participants also took anti-vomiting medication. Acupuncture is a 2,000-year-old Chinese medical procedure used to treat a variety of ailments by stimulating certain anatomical points on […]

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Acupuncture offers relief and prevention for migraine headaches

Acupuncture as an Chinese Medicine therapy for natural migraine relief not only is effective, but also comes without the side effects of conventional drug treatments. If you suffer from migraines, then you know conventional treatments offer little more than a band aid and are often not effective […]

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Arthritis drugs linked to 300% increase in cancer risk

A study of more than 125,000 regular users of non-steroidal anti- inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), published this week in the prestigious Archives of Internal Medicine, has shown that taking these drugs increases the risk of kidney cancer by 51 per cent.The US researchers at the Harvard Medical School found […]

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Vitamin C protects and heals the body from radiation exposure

With the current nuclear reactor event in Japan people are running to the stores to fill up on potassium iodine. Many other options are available to avoid radiation contamination and detox the body. Unlike iodine, which can cause some adverse conditions if taken in doses too large […]

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Acupuncture Eases Radiation-Caused Symptoms in Cancer Patients

A study just reported in the online issue of the journal Head and Neck adds to the growing body of evidence that the ancient healing technique known as acupuncture isn’t some kind of hocus pocus quackery that only works via the placebo effect. Researchers from the University […]

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