Acupuncture and the improvement of visual function

Improvement in Visual Function in Patients with Inherited Diseases of the Retina Following Acupuncture Treatment.   Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde. 233(4):416-23, 2016 Apr. [Clinical Trial. Journal Article] Blechschmidt, T; Krumsiek, M; Todorova, M G. BACKGROUND: The aim of this pilot study was to examine the short-term effect on visual function of acupuncture treatment in a cohort of patients with … Read more…

Coming to a Hospital Near You: Acupuncture Future

Coming to a Hospital Near You: Acupuncture By Editorial Staff Revised pain management assessment and management standards1 by The Joint Commission require accredited hospitals to “provide nonpharmacologic pain treatment modalities” as a necessary performance element. The new standard, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2018, is a clear recognition not only of the dangers of opioids and … Read more…

Acupuncture and Dry Eye Syndrome

Acupuncture reduces symptoms of dry eye syndrome: a preliminary observational study. Jeon JH1, Shin MS, Lee MS, Jeong SY, Kang KW, Kim YI, Choi SM. J J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Dec; 16(12):1291-4. doi: 10.1089/acm.2009.0537. Abstract OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of acupuncture treatment on dry eye syndrome. DESIGN: This was a prospective observational study. SETTING: The … Read more…

Treating Macular Degeneration With Chinese Medicine

Acupuncture Today March, 2008, Vol. 09, Issue 03     Treating Macular Degeneration With Chinese Medicine By Andy Rosenfarb, LAc, MTOM Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the slow deterioration of the cells in the macula, a tiny yellowish area near the center of the retina. The macula gives us clear central vision and fine detailed … Read more…

Acupuncture in the Treatment or Prevention of Migraine, Tension-Type Headache, or Chronic Headache Disorders

Role of Acupuncture in the Treatment or Prevention of Migraine, Tension-Type Headache, or Chronic Headache Disorders Coeytaux RR, Befus D. Headache. 2016 Jul;56(7):1238-40. doi: 10.1111/head.12857. Epub 2016 Jul 13.  OBJECTIVE: To summarize the current evidence that evaluates the effectiveness of acupuncture for the treatment or prevention of migraine, tension-type headache, and chronic headache disorders. METHODS: Findings from … Read more…

Acupuncture and anti-allergy and anti-inflammation

Electro-acupuncture at Acupoint ST36 Ameliorates Inflammation and Regulates Th1/Th2 Balance in Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity DOI: 10.1007/s10753-016-0487-z Wang, Z., Chen, T., Long, M. et al. Inflammation (2017) 40: 422. doi:10.1007/s10753-016-0487-z Abstract Increasing evidence indicates anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory effects of electro-acupuncture (EA) therapy. However, its underlying mechanism on delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH), a classic allergic inflammatory disease, still remains … Read more…

Acupuncture help to resolve breech baby

Acupuncture plus moxibustion to resolve breech presentation: a randomized controlled study I Neri, G Airola, G Contu, G Allais, F Facchinetti & C Benedetto Original article The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine Volume 15, 2004 -Issue 4 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14767050410001668644 Abstract Objective: In many Western countries breech presentation is an indication for elective Cesarean section. In order to correct fetal presentation, the … Read more…

Case Study: Lyme Disease Treatment with Western Medicine and Acupuncture

Case Study: Lyme Disease Treatment with Western Medicine and Acupuncture by Heidi Most, M.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM) Exphttps://www.integrativepractitioner.com/topics/environmental-health/case-studylyme-disease-western-medicine-and-acupuncture/ Explore a case study involving a 78 year old patient who received Lyme Disease treatment to address the severe recurring pain episodes he had been experiencing over the course of 16 months as a result of the disease. … Read more…

Acupuncture for healing Lyme Disease

Acupuncture for healing Lyme Lyme Disease is on the rise and is particularly difficult to treat. This article shows us the alternative way to treat. http://www.lyme-disease-research-database.com/lyme_disease_blog_files/acupuncture-for-healing-lyme.html Filed in: Lyme Disease Treatment I’ve written about acupressure for pain relief, now let’s talk about acupuncture. Yep, the kind with the needles.Recently, I got the chance to talk with an … Read more…

Mild cognitive impairment of stroke at subacute stage treated with acupuncture: a randomized controlled trial

OBJECTIVE: To verify the clinical efficacy of acupuncture for mild cognitive impairment of stroke at subacute stage.METHODS: One hundred patients at subacute stage of cerebral infarction or cerebral hemorrhage with scores of Montreal cognitive assessment (MoCA) less than 26 were randomly divided into an observation group and a control group,50 cases in each one. Based … Read more…