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…

Insurance Coverage For Acupuncture Soon To Come

Attorneys General to Insurers: Cover Acupuncture Acupuncture Today By Editorial Staff U.S. attorneys general representing nearly 40 states / territories have taken an important step in combating the opioid epidemic, highlighting nondrug pain management options – and increasing insurance policies toward and coverage of acupuncture and other conservative treatment options. The National Association of Attorneys General … Read more…

Acupuncture/Chinese Medicine and Wowen’s Hormones

Women’s Hormones: A Guide to the Cycle and Infertility (Part 2) Acupuncture Today By Nadiya Melnyk, DAOM, LAc Phase Three The third phase is referred to as the luteal phase, and is regulated by the Spleen Qi and Kidney Yang. The hyper thermal phase is marked by high body temperatures and lasts for about 14 … Read more…

Women’s Hormones: A Guide to the Cycle & Infertility (Part 1)

Women’s Hormones: A Guide to the Cycle & Infertility (Part 1) Acupuncture Today By Nadiya Melnyk, DAOM, LAc A widespread problem in women caused by hormonal imbalance is infertility; with nearly six million couples in America alone being afflicted by it. In approximately 60 percent of the cases, the infertility can be attributed to the female … Read more…

Alzheimer’s Disease and Acupuncture-Improve Mood and Cognitive Functions

Alzheimer’s Disease and Acupuncture Treatment Appears to Improve Mood and Cognitive Functions By Editorial Staff Acupuncture Today September, 2000, Vol. 01, Issue 09 Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of intellectual decline and dementia in the elderly, affecting approximately one out of 10 people over age 65 and nearly half over age 85. The … Read more…

Acupuncture for patients with Alzheimer disease: Review

The effectiveness and safety of acupuncture for patients with Alzheimer disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials  Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Jun;94(22):e933. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000000933. Zhou J1, Peng W, Xu M, Li W, Liu Z. Abstract The use of acupuncture for treating Alzheimer disease (AD) has been increasing in frequency over recent years. As more studies are conducted on … Read more…

Acupuncture and Alzheimer’s Disease

Acupuncture Improves Cerebral Microenvironment in Mice with Alzheimer’s Disease Treated with Hippocampal Neural Stem Cells By:Zhao, L (Zhao, Lan)[ 1,2 ] ; Zhou, CL (Zhou, Chunlei)[ 3 ] ; Li, L (Li, Li)[ 1,2 ] ; Liu, JW (Liu, Jianwei)[ 4 ] ; Shi, HY (Shi, Huiyan)[ 1,2 ] ; Kan, BH (Kan, Bohong)[ 1,2 ] … Read more…

Autoimmune Diseases and the potential role of Chinese Herbal Medicine

Autoimmune Diseases and the potential role of Chinese Herbal Medicine by Subhuti Dharmananda, Ph.D., Director, Institute for Traditional Medicine, Portland, Oregon BACKGROUND TO THE DISEASE CATEGORY Autoimmune diseases are chronic disorders that have been difficult, and often impossible, to cure.  There can be remission of symptoms—spontaneously or as the result of applied therapies—but the potential for return … Read more…

Chinese Philosophy, Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbals

Chinese Philosophy and Chinese Medicine First published Tue Apr 28, 2015 from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy According to Zhang Xichun 張錫純 (1860–1933), one of the leading reformers of Chinese medicine in the early twentieth century: Many recent medical journal reports take the view that [traditional Chinese] philosophy holds back the progress of medicine, but their authors … Read more…