Acupuncture for COPD: Improve Your Breathing With... →
A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of acupuncture concludes that using acupuncture in addition to standard COPD treatment is useful in reducing difficult breathing during exertion in patients who have COPD. Study Source: Suzuki M, Muro S, Ando Y, et al. A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of acupuncture in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (copd)the copd-acupuncture...
Acupuncture increases Iron levels in blood →
New scientific evidence shows that acupuncture has the ability to benefit iron levels in the blood. A new study concludes that acupuncture upregulates serum ferritin and decreases TIBC (total iron Acupuncturebinding capacity). Ferritin is an intracellular protein that stores, releases and transports blood iron. TIBC is a lab test that measures the body’s ability to bind iron with transferrin,...
Acupuncture In The Treatment Of Patients With... →
Acupuncture has statistically significant positive effects on airway permeability and on pulmonary hemodynamics in COB patients. Acupuncture improves contractility and mobility of the diaphragm in COB patients at all stages of the disease
Acupuncture can help with pain from Reynaud's
A case history published in Acupuncture in Medicine investigated acupuncture for the treatment of Raynaud’s phenomenon. The researchers concluded that acupuncture reduced the patient’s pain intensity levels, decreased stiffness of the joints and Acupuncture for Raynaud’snormalized the color of the patient’s fingers and toes. Raynaud’s phenomenon comprises both Raynaud’s disease...
Acupuncture for Stroke →
Acupuncture explains why Downward Dog rocks →
lululemon athletica Downward-facing dog is the most ubiquitous pose in yoga. Acupuncture explains why. This popular yoga pose is the one we see in advertisements and movies, on yoga DVDs, and the covers of health and fitness magazines. Downward-facing dog is taught in beginner yoga classes and returned to again and again by the most advanced yoga practitioners. Almost everyone who has tried...
Recent Studies Conclude That Acupuncture Will End...
Acupuncture is emerging into a widely accepted method for pain management. Many recent studies conclude that acupuncture for post-surgery pain control is very valuable. Research in The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists concluded that the use of acupuncture before and after abdominal surgery speeds healing, reduces the amounts of pain medication needed, and significantly lowers...
Auricular Acupuncture for Recovery
Ear Acupuncture: A Tool for Recovery 11/14/2011: “It’s the best relaxation, anti-anxiety drug I’ve ever had,” says Hank. “It’s better than a Valium or Lorazapam or anything from the past.” In fact, it’s not a drug at all. Hank (not his real name) is talking about ear (“auricular”) acupuncture, a cornerstone of recovery for clients at the...
Acupuncture for Weight Loss →
In the recent May 2012 publication of Obesity Reviews, a team of researchers performed a detailed systematic review of clinical studies looking at acupuncture and obesity. When compared to no treatment and pharmaceutical medications, the acupuncture studies showed: Greater weight loss Decreased BMI Decreased weight circumference In addition to acupuncture’s efficacy on weight loss,...
Acupuncture helps soothe fear of dental treatment
by Rebecca Musgrave Acupuncture may well be the new cure for patients who are scared of going to the dentist. A new study carried out by experts at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria has revealed significant evidence that traditional Chinese medicine could help to relax nervous patients prior to dental treatment. “The aim of the study was to analyse whether acupuncture in the...
Acupuncture improves Fertility →
New research demonstrates higher ovulation and pregnancy rates for women receiving acupuncture combined with clomiphene (clomifert, clomid) compared with women receiving clomiphene only. Clomiphene is a selective estrogen receptor modulator. It inhibits hypothalamus feedback to stimulate production of gonadotropins, hormones that affect fertility Acupuncture Fertilityincluding FSH (follicle...