Acupuncture is very effective at treating depression without medications or side effects. Recently, a new study shows that acupuncture treatment for depression not only works quickly but also has long lasting results. In this study, 755 patients were given acupuncture, psychological counseling, or standard care which is depression medications. After only 3 months with an [...]
A study recently published in PLoS Medicine suggests a surprising new treatment for even severe depression — acupuncture. Yes, acupuncture. In this randomized U.K. clinical trial, primary care subjects who received a protocol of acupuncture did even better than those who received a form of humanistic counseling for the treatment of depression. So if all […]
Despite recent meta-analysis findings that reported a 20% increase in IVF success rates when acupuncture is used, a more rigorous reanalysis found that acupuncture does not have any effect on the outcome of IVF treatments.
Acupuncture has been shown to be effective in treating men’s best friends. Alternative medicine has found its way into veterinary care for animals. Many of the treatments available for people are also provided for pets in the Capital Region — Continue reading ?
A growing trend in natural beauty, cosmetic acupuncture is an alternative therapy said to restore youthfulness to the skin. Also known as an "acupuncture facelift," the treatment entails using acupuncture to reverse signs of aging in the skin (such as wrinkles, fine lines, age spots, and droopy eyelids). Show More Summary
The benefits of acupuncture are enjoyed by patients in Namibians. Festus Tuhadeleni is one of the patients whose health has improved after undergoing an acupuncture treatment at the Chinese Acupuncture Department. Let down by his worsening condition in the leg Continue reading ?
Acupuncture can help you relieve stress. And new research shows you can actually wear the effects of stress on your face. Acupuncture can be a great way to relieve stress naturally. Each person responds to treatment in a different way, Continue reading ?
Acupuncture can help smokers quit, which can be a very difficult task. A short course of acupuncture led to reduction or even cessation of smoking in a trial carried out by researchers in Norway. Acupuncture is a popular treatment for smoking cessation, although there have been few studies of its effectiveness. Doctors at the University [...]Show More Summary
Allergy season is upon us; if you are looking for a treatment that works, look no further than acupuncture. Looking for seasonal allergy relief? Needles may help. That’s according to researchers who found that acupuncture may be an effective treatment for the sneezing, watery eyes and general misery that strike 40 million Americans this time [...]Show More Summary
With more than 3,000 clinical trials to date, is acupuncture is a proven-effective treatment with a low complication rate? Or is it just a "theatrical placebo" with little or no effect on pain or other outcomes? Opposing viewpoints are...Show More Summary
The women interested in acupuncture and fertility treatment should know that acupuncture is a kind of ancient medicine that involves having thin needles inserted into your body to stimulate different kinds of body functions. This is a treatment option that can be used in case of infertility. Does acupuncture work? In the majority of the [...]
Acupuncture can provide allergy relief for children. She says, “I had heard about acupuncture for years and I wanted to try it myself because I never had. I brought him when he was 8 months and we both got a treatment. I felt intuitively that he had a milk allergy but the doctors kept saying [...]Show More Summary
Acupuncture treatment is gaining popularity in the West Bank A Palestinian acupuncturist uses a Chinese needle give a patient acupuncture treatment at his Clinic in the West Bank city of Nablus on May 5, 2013. Acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine acupuncture needles into specific locations on the body. The aim of treatment is [...]Show More Summary
For all those who thought that the art of acupuncture treatment was only beneficial for humans, here’s a fresh check. Lately, an increasing number of people are turning to acupuncture for treating various kinds of medical conditions such as muscle pain, sleep disorders etc in animals. Veterinary acupuncture is becoming popular by the passing day [...]Show More Summary
Tinnitus is a medical condition in which a person continuously hears ringing in the ears. This condition may also be marked with clicking sounds, hissing sounds, buzzing sounds and even roaring sounds in some rare cases. This can be an annoyance for those who hear these sounds but this condition may vary from one person [...]Show More Summary
More evidence have emerged that acupuncture is an effective treatment for fibromyalgia. A new study published in Rheumatology International suggests that dry needling (another name for acupuncture) is an effective treatment for fibromyalgia. Show More Summary
Shaun Johnson of New Zealand Warriors uses acupuncture as part of his treatment regimen. Shaun Johnson will be needled in a bid to prove a thorn in the Kangaroos side in Friday’s Anzac Test with acupuncture part of a wide-ranging treatment regime designed to have the New Zealand Warriors playmaker fit to face the Kangaroos. [...]Show More Summary
Even as medical acupuncture is increasingly being validated as an effective treatment for a broad range of medical conditions, what has been missing is an understanding of the basic science and mechanisms of action of this age-old method of healing. Show More Summary
New Rochelle, NY, April 16, 2013—Even as medical acupuncture is increasingly common as a treatment for a broad range of medical conditions, what has been missing is any understanding of basic science and mechanisms of action in this age-old method of healing. A special issue of Medical Acupuncture tries to clear up the issues. read more
Here’s an article on learning about acupuncture through both Eastern and Western perspectives. More and more people are drawn to acupuncture as an alternative treatment for pain yet many find it difficult to understand how it works. A London-based GP, Dr Richard Halvorsen offers explanations for the use of acupuncture in the western and eastern [...]Show More Summary