9 Surprising Things An Acupuncturist Can Help You With…

Acupuncture, a form of alternative medicine and core component of traditional Chinese medicine, is a welcome antidote to the prescription meds and quick-fix interventions typical of Western medical culture. By inserting thin needles into specific pressure points, its thought to help relieve the symptoms of a wide variety of conditions by shifting your body from … Read more

Brain MRI Shows Acupuncture Relieves Migraines

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) reveals that acupuncture prevents and relieves migraines by restoring normal brain functions. MRI results demonstrate that acupuncture decreases the frequency and duration of migraine attacks by increasing functional connectivity in the brains frontal and temporal lobes. Woman in an MRI machine with a radiologic technician helping. The researchers add that the … Read more

Acupuncture Alleviates Dementia and Cognitive Impairment

Acupuncture alleviates dementia and cognitive impairment. Researchers from the Anhui University of Chinese Medicine demonstrate that acupuncture has a 90% total effective rate for the treatment of vascular dementia. Researchers from the Heilongjiang University of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) demonstrate that acupuncture improves cognitive abilities for patients with non-dementia related vascular cognitive impairment. In addition, … Read more

Acupuncture has been shown to Alleviate Menopause Symptoms

When a woman experiences hot flashes, it is generally held by conventional medical practitioners that she is suffering from an imbalance of estrogen and progesterone in the body. Chinese medicine believes that in order to have harmony in the body, there must be balance of chemicals. Acupuncturists stimulate the production of estrogen or progesterone through … Read more

Acupuncture Frees Movement From Sports Injuries

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

RECOMMENDED: Acupuncture over NSAID’s….Food & Drug Administration!

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

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