Acupuncture and Longevity

Expert reveals top five longevity acupuncture points By Wang Ao (People’s Daily Online) The well-known massage expert of traditional Chinese medicine has shared 5 acupuncture points of your bodies, which could delay senescence and promote longevity, according to a recent report by China’s Life Times. No. 1 Qihai acupuncture point, also called the lower pubic region, is … Read more…

Acupuncture Treatment for Bladder, Uterine or Rectal Prolapse

Acupuncture Treatment for Bladder, Uterine or Rectal Prolapse by Joyce Marley  I was recently asked by one of my patients whether or not I thought acupuncture treatments would benefit their sister who was told she had a bladder prolapse. Since most of my patients seek help for painful conditions, it reminded me that many people … Read more…

Acupuncture Found Effective For Bell’s Palsy

Acupuncture reverses facial paralysis due to Bell’s Palsy. Researchers from the General Hospital of People’s Liberation Army (Beijing) compared two types of acupuncture for the treatment of infranuclear facial paralysis affecting the facial nerve (cranial nerve VII). One treatment protocol achieved a 98% total effective rate and the other acupuncture protocol achieved a 90.7% total … Read more…

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Benefit Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

    Acupuncture and herbal medicine provide clinical benefits to patients with Alzheimer’s disease. In three independent investigations, researchers document important findings. In the first investigation, researchers find acupuncture a stabilizing treatment modality. In research published in the Shanghai Journal of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Yuyue Zhu reports that Alzheimer’s disease patients show modest improvements as a … Read more…

Acupuncture in Cancer Treatment

Acupuncture in Cancer Treatment by Eugene Mak, MD Board Certified Oncologist and MARF Board Member A frequently asked question by patients undergoing cancer treatment is, “Can acupuncture help me?” The issue then becomes: is there a place for acupuncture in the vast field of cancer with its diverse treatment modalities? “Vast” since cancer is not … Read more…

Acupuncture and Gastric Reflux

Returning to Balance: Treating Gastric Reflux With TCM By Craig Williams, LAc, AHG from Acupuncture Today Gastric reflux is one of the most common clinical presentations in the modern TCM clinic. Practitioners of Chinese medicine have much to offer patients suffering from this challenging health issue and should be aware of the potential long-term side-effects … Read more…

Breaking Acupuncture News: Acupuncture and Skin Diseases

Large-Scale Study Shows Acupuncture is Effective for Many Skin Conditions By: Vanessa Vogel Batt, L.Ac., MSTOM From Acufinder According to a large-scale analysis carried out by medical researchers, acupuncture is an effective primary treatment for a variety of dermatological conditions. As reported in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine in 2015, evidence compiled from … Read more…

The Effects of Traditional Chinese Medicine on Eczema

The Effects of Traditional Chinese Medicine on Eczema From Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Typically marked by blotchy, itchy, or otherwise irritated skin, eczema refers to a group of skin conditions that cause sufferers both physical and mental anguish. The annoying symptoms associated with eczema are typically eased via steroids and topical medications, but these … Read more…

Acupuncture for PTSD

Acupuncture for PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can originate from various causes ranging from aggression to violence or disasters. Any situation causing emotional, physical or mental trauma can result in PTSD. The use of acupuncture for PTSD has been scientifically proven to show reduced anxiety levels and stress in individuals. Through such Chinese forms … Read more…

The Rough Road of Alcoholism and How Chinese Medicine Can Help…

The Rough Road of Alcoholism and How Chinese Medicine Can Help… From Pacific College of Oriental Medicine To shed light on the subject of alcohol and the addicting grip it has had on so many, we would like to elucidate some Chinese medicine methods that have worked to renew hope and aid in relinquishing this … Read more…