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IBS & Acupuncture

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS, or spastic colon) is a symptom-based diagnosis characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits. As a functional bowel disorder, IBS has no known organic cause. Diarrhea or constipation may predominate, or they may alternate . Historically a diagnosis […]

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Acupuncture works to treat lazy eye

Acupuncture works as well at treating lazy eye as conventional Western therapies, according to a study conducted by researchers from the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. “Lazy eye,” officially known as amblyopia, is characterized by markedly poor vision in one eye. It is the most common […]

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Osteoarthritic Knee Pain & Acupuncture

New research supports earlier studies that show acupuncture is a more effective way to treat osteoarthritic knee pain than treating it with conventional biomedicine. “Acupuncture provided significantly better relief from knee osteoarthritis pain and a larger improvement in function than sham acupuncture, standard care treatment, or waiting […]

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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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Polycystic ovary syndrome breakthrough – Acupuncture and exercise normalize hormones

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects up to 10 percent of women during their child-bearing years — and it’s a disorder than causes a host of heartbreaking problems. PCOS is the result of eggs that don’t mature and are not released from the […]

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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 Treats Peripheral Neuropathy

Neuropathy, or Peripheral Neuropathy, is defined as having numbness, tingling or pain in nerves apart from the spine or brain, often in the hands and feet (1). It is a fairly common symptom, occurring in people with spinal injuries, diabetes, and genetic conditions such as Charcot-Marie-Tooth Syndrome […]

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Inner Pass Acupuncture point has potent effect on Stress

(NaturalNews) Pericardium 6 or Inner Pass (PC6, Neiguan) is one of the most well-known, highly researched and often utilized Acupuncture points. It is indicated to calm the spirit and regulate the heart, making it useful for conditions like heart pain, palpitations, hypertension, insomnia, fear, mania, nausea and […]

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Relieve Period Pain with Acupuncture

(NaturalNews) A recent study published in the British Journal of Obstetrics has found that acupuncture may be effective at reducing the pain experienced by women who are going through their period. Researchers evaluated 27 studies that included over 3,000 participating women. From these, the study team came to the […]

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Acupuncture: Traditional Chinese Medicine Effectively Treats Insomnia

Insomnia is a common condition in which people have difficulty either falling asleep or staying asleep. It is listed by the World Health Organization as a condition which has been shown to be treated effectively by acupuncture (1). Acupuncture, which actually treats the person, not the disease, […]

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