The world's largest randomised controlled trial of the use of acupuncture in emergency departments has found the treatment is a safe and effective alternative to pain-relieving drugs for some patients. Led by RMIT University, the study...Show More Summary
What is a migraine, what is a daith piercing, and could one help with migraines? Learn about alternative treatments for migraines including acupuncture.
Though some people surely benefit from acupuncture for the treatment of pain, its drawbacks (cost, length of treatment sessions, short duration of relief) mean that it may be a less effective choice than physical therapy or a medication. The post Acupuncture: A point in the right direction, or a stab in the dark? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
As well as conventional medications and therapies, many people with multiple sclerosis are turning to complementary and alternative treatments to find relief from their symptoms. MORE: Read our three tips for patients who have been recently...Show More Summary
by Sophia Hartell, Acupuncturist At Mountainside, we believe in helping our clients heal mind, body, spirit. To that end, we combine traditional therapies with evidence-based, holistic treatments. In this new “Holistic Healing” column, we will highlight the many effective alternative modalities we use to care for our clients. People often ask me what got me … Continued
Have you ever used acupuncture? I have a number of times and would do so more often if it were a medical service covered by my insurance. Unfortunately, for now, most complementary treatments we have available to help with the symptoms of multiple sclerosis are not covered by commercial insurance. Show More Summary
Researchers in Sichuan, China have found that the use of acupuncture was effective for the treatment of tinnitus (ringing in the ears). The team found a significant positive improvement in patients by employing the use of electricalShow More Summary
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) While complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine treatments such as acupuncture and massage therapy are usually offered in outpatient settings, a new study has shown that the majority of hospitalized patients perceived such integrative services to be helpful.
(Reuters Health) - For people with a certain type of migraine headache, regular acupuncture treatments may help reduce the frequency of these debilitating attacks, a recent study from China suggests.
The American College of Physicians issued a new guideline for managing patients with low back pain this week, recommending nonpharmacologic approaches such as heat, massage and acupuncture as first-line treatment. This represents a change from their previous guideline published in 2007.
(University of York) Health specialists at the University of York have found than acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, lessening the severity of chronic pain and depression.
Acupuncture treatment can boost the effectiveness of standard medical care, lessening the severity of chronic pain and depression, health specialists have found.
Feds dole out millions of dollars for questionable studies on treatments ranging from energy healing to acupuncture
Research from the University of California, Irvine has shown that regular electroacupuncture treatments may help to lower high blood pressure, or hypertension. This acupuncture treatment works by increasing the number of opioids known...Show More Summary
(BMJ) Acupuncture may be an effective treatment option for babies with infantile colic -- those who cry for more than three hours a day on three or more days of the week -- reveals research published online in Acupuncture in Medicin...
(Reuters Health) - Colicky babies may cry less after treatment with a scaled-back version of acupuncture, according to a new study - but the results are controversial. Not everyone is convinced the needle therapy is beneficial for babies.
Drugs are combined in endless ways—chemotherapy and anti-nausea pills; Advil and multivitamins; blood pressure medication and anti-depressants. Include treatments such as the herbs and acupuncture of traditional Chinese medicine, and the number of arrangements increases further.
(Chinese Association of Automation) Drugs can be combined in endless ways. Add in treatments such as the herbs and acupuncture of traditional Chinese medicine, and the number of arrangements increases further. How do all of these things...Show More Summary
Women who have acupuncture treatments after breast cancer surgery have a greater reduction in pain, nausea, and anxiety and are better able to cope on the first post-operative day The post Acupuncture aids easy recovery after breastShow More Summary
If you suffer from back pain you probably would not consider acupuncture as a treatment until you have exhausted many other alternatives. The post Treat your back pain with acupuncture appeared first on ThinkNaturalToday.com, Health News, News, Health Magazine, Health in Natural ways, Holistic Health, Yoga, Ayurveda.