Acupuncture and Prolapse: A Natural Condition with Oriental Medicine

Acupuncture and Prolapse: A Natural Condition with Oriental Medicine BY SKYA ABBATE, DOM. Acupuncture Today  The development of prolapses is a natural human condition. They can come about due to a weakened physical condition; age; gravity; excess weight; various childbirth situations; organ removal; or organ weakness. In Chinese medicine, prolapses are primarily viewed as being … Read more

Using Traditional Chinese Medicine for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Using Traditional Chinese Medicine for Irritable Bowel Syndrome By Jisun Ryu, MS, LAc, Dipl. OM Acupuncture Today The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)1 defines irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as a digestive disorder that affects the large intestine causing symptoms such as abdominal cramping, abdominal bloating, and a change in bowel … Read more

Acupuncture with Meniere’s Disease Recovery

Acupuncture Meniere’s Disease Recovery 30 NOVEMBER 2018 Acupuncture improves outcomes for patients with Meniere’s disease. Researchers find that acupuncture, when added to a standard treatment regimen, significantly reduces symptoms of vertigo, tinnitus, and hearing loss for patients with Meniere’s disease. The researchers conclude that the combination of acupuncture with medication therapy is significantly more effective … Read more

Treatment of Prolapse of Rectum with Acupuncture Combined with TCM Drugs in 38 Cases

Treatment of Prolapse of Rectum with Acupuncture Combined with TCM Drugs in 38 Cases Gao Jingfang 高景芳 1 Li Tiecheng 李铁成 1 Huang Yanbin 黄彦彬 Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (23(2), 2003 2 1The 4th Hospital of Daqing City, Heilongjiang Province, 163000 2Staff Hospital of Measuring and Cutting Tool Factory, Harbin   Prolapse of rectum … Read more

Acupuncture Alleviates Chemotherapy Peripheral Neuropathy

Acupuncture Alleviates Chemotherapy Peripheral Neuropathy Researchers find acupuncture effective for alleviating chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) for patients with colon cancer. Neurotoxicity from chemotherapy may damage nerve fibers and lead to symptoms including pain, burning sensations, tingling, muscle weakness, balance disorders, paresthesia, dysesthesia, cold or heat sensitivity in the hands and feet, and a “glove … Read more

Acupuncture Ups Memory For Dementia Patients

Acupuncture Ups Memory For Dementia Patients Published by HealthCMi on 29 August 2014 New research demonstrates that acupuncture is effective for the treatment of vascular dementia. Published in the Chinese Journal of Gerontology, clinical and laboratory research finds acupuncture significantly effective in improving cognition and memory. Laboratory results and objective measurements confirm these findings; acupuncture … Read more

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Improve Athletic Performance

5 Ways Acupuncture Can Improve Athletic Performance By Kim Peirano, DACM, LAc From Acupuncture Today Sports acupuncture has been used all over the world, from treating injury to helping athletes increase performance levels. Acupuncturists are commonly employed by major sports teams all across the globe. Athletes are turning to acupuncture to not only help with … Read more

Acupuncture activates sciatic nerve, controls systemic inflammation, and rescues mice from polymicrobial peritonitis.

Dopamine Mediates the Vagal Modulation of the Immune System by Electroacupuncture Rafael Torres-Rosas1,2,3, Ghassan Yehia1, Geber Peña1, Priya Mishra1, Maria del Rocio Thompson-Bonilla1,4, Mario Adán Moreno-Eutimio5, Lourdes Andrea Arriaga-Pizano2, Armando Isibasi2, and Luis Ulloa1,6 Nat Med. 2014 March ; 20(3): 291–295. doi:10.1038/nm.3479. Abstract: Previous anti-inflammatory strategies against sepsis, a leading cause of death in hospitals, … Read more

Acupuncture: The Key and Future of High Sports Performance

Acupuncture: The Key and Future of High Sports Performance BY NEIL MAKI, MS, DAOM, LAC, AcupunctureToday Acupuncture is commonly utilized in the intervention of pain and has also been gaining popularity in sports medicine. Athletes are treated with acupuncture for the relief of soft tissue injuries such as sprains, muscle strains, and tendonitis. The recovery … Read more