Category: Acupuncture

Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treating Acid Reflux Disease

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Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treating Acid Reflux Disease

Acupuncture Shows Promise in Treating Acid Reflux Disease
By: Sam Gaines, Staff Writer
Although the cause of gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, is still unknown, there are treatments available on the market to help with the symptoms and perhaps even repair some of the tissue damage. The problem is one of side effects and limited effectiveness for all the current treatments.

A 2005 Taiwanese study reported in the American Journal of Physiology—Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiolo

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Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common job-related injuries and is responsible for the highest number of days lost among all work related injuries. It is the reason for over two million visits to physicians' offices and approximately 465,000 carpal tunnel release operations each year, making it the most frequent surgery of the hand and wrist.Acupuncture is extremely effective at treating carpal tunn

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Acupuncture Improves Memory and Learning Capacity

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Acupuncture Improves Memory and Learning Capacity

Acupuncture Improves Memory and Learning Capacity
By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM
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Acupuncture can significantly improve learning and memory capacity that has been impaired by hyperglycemia and cerebral ischemia, according to a new study. 

 

The study that was published in the October 2008 issue of the journal, Neuroscience Letters, reported on whether electroacupuncture (acupuncture needles stimulated with a mild electrical

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Acupuncture Effective for Allergic Rhinitis

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Acupuncture Effective for Allergic Rhinitis

Acupuncture Effective for Allergic Rhinitis
By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM
The American Journal of Epidemiology recently published a study that showed that acupuncture can significantly relieve allergic rhinitis symptoms.

In this German study, 5,237 men and women were analyzed to evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture in addition to routine care in patients with allergic rhinitis compared with treatment with routine care alone.

In this trial, patients with allergic rhi

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Acupuncture for Irritability and Moodiness

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Acupuncture for Irritability and Moodiness

Acupuncture for Irritability and Moodiness
By: Acufinder Staff Writer

Everyone suffers from irritability and moodiness from time to time, but if you find that a short temper and frustration are becoming a constant issue for you, then acupuncture may be able to help.

Often irritability and moodiness are the consequence of chronic stress in your life. Over time these emotions can progress into more serious emotional conditions such as anxiety and depression as well as other health co

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Acupuncture for Dry Mouth Point Increases Saliva Production and Brain Activity

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Acupuncture for Dry Mouth  Point Increases Saliva Production and Brain Activity

Acupuncture for Dry Mouth: Point Increases Saliva Production and Brain Activity
By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM
A study published in the July, 2008 issue of BMC Complementary Alternative Medicine found that the acupuncture point, Large Intestine 2 (LI 2), increased saliva production as well as brain activity that is associated with saliva production.

Researchers from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York decided to study the effects of stimulating the acupuncture po

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SEE LATEST RESEARCH AND NEWS ABOUT ACUPUNCTURE

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SEE LATEST RESEARCH AND NEWS ABOUT ACUPUNCTURE

SEE LATEST RESEARCH AND NEWS ABOUT ACUPUNCTURE
By: Acufinder.com

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine are making the headlines.  See the latest news stories and studies from across the globe!

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Acupuncture May Help Some Men with Infertility Problems

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Acupuncture May Help Some Men with Infertility Problems

Acupuncture May Help Some Men with Infertility Problems
By: Sam Gaines, Staff Writer
A study published in the July 2005 issue of the journal Fertility and Sterility found that acupuncture helped infertile men by apparently helping improve sperm quality in their semen.

In the research project, 28 men received acupuncture in addition to traditional infertility treatments, while another 12 men received only the traditional treatments. All of the men were diagnosed with infertility of unk

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Acupuncture Gives Hope To Patients With PTSD

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Acupuncture Gives Hope To Patients With PTSD

Acupuncture Gives Hope To Patients With PTSD
By: Jennifer Dubowsky L.Ac.

PTSD are the initials that stand for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a severe type of anxiety disorder. PTSD results from a person witnessing or being involved in a traumatic event that causes intense fear, helplessness or horror, such as, a natural disaster, rape, childhood abuse, a tragic accident, or war.

Diagnostic manuals say that signs and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder typically begin withi

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Chinese Medicine Doctor Saves Passengers on Flight with Emergency Acupuncture

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Chinese Medicine Doctor Saves Passengers on Flight with Emergency Acupuncture

Chinese Medicine Doctor Saves Passengers on Flight with Emergency Acupuncture
By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM
“Is there a doctor on board?” Was the urgent plea for help from the pilot of a Boeing 747 on an Air China flight from Beijing to Heathrow on Saturday, February 23, 2008.

Pupils from the Bishop Challoner School in south-east London were returning from a nine-day school trip to China when several of the students became critically ill from food poisoning picked up from their last

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