See! Nothing to be worried about! Have you been holding back on trying acupuncture because you’re afraid of needles? Acupuncture needles are approx. 28x thinner than a regular injection needle & they hold no painful medicine to be injected in your skin. The best thing to compare the width of an acupuncture needle to . … Read more
Acupuncture and herbs restore motility for patients with motor impairments due to sports injuries. Researchers from the Physical Education Institute at Zhengzhou University investigated the effects of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) style acupuncture and herbs on amateur and professional athletes suffering from motor impairments due to the demands of physical training. Areas of the neck, … Read more
It’s true! NSAIDs – those ache reducing drugs that include over the counter ibuprofen and naproxen as well as prescription versions can INCREASE your risk for heart attack, stroke or heart failure. There are two reasons why these meds are risky. First, they reduce painful inflammation by inhibiting an enzyme called COX-2. But COX-2 also … Read more
New research comparing Acupuncture to medications for migraine headaches has found better immediate results for Acupuncture, and with a fantastic bonus. Unlike the temporary relief offered by drugs, the results of the Acupuncture were still working 6 months after the treatments were completed. Researchers randomly divided migraine patients into two groups, one to receive Acupuncture … Read more
About 400,000 people in the U.S. suffer with multiple sclerosis (MS). The effects are often widespread and debilitating and it can significantly reduce a person’s lifespan. Unfortunately, the cause of MS is not known, and there is no known cure. Instead, drugs are used to try to manage the symptoms. Studies have shown Acupuncture … Read more
Did you know that one in five adults in the U.S. have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)? That’s 47 million people suffering from abdominal cramps and many other symptoms, several days a month, for months on end. Some people just have to watch their diet, but many are using drugs that have side effects that … Read more
Recovery from a stroke is never a certainty. In the U.S., nearly 800,000 people a year suffer a stroke. Many wind up with significant disability, including various types and degrees of paralysis. However, a new study has found that Acupuncture may help. Although stroke victims can suffer a variety of after-effects, one vital function that … Read more
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