Anxiety Treatment with Acupuncture

Animal and human studies suggest that the beneficial effects of acupuncture on health, including mental and emotional functioning, are due to multiple functions within the body. Treatment can lead to changes in neurotransmitters involved in emotional regulation, such as serotonin, modulation of the autonomic nervous system, and changes in immune function. Sham-controlled studies disprove the Read More


Traditional Chinese Medicine: Mainstream or Alternative Treatment

To understand the current status of TCM alongside modern medicine, it is important to first understand what it entails. What Is TCM TCM is effective to treat countless ailments and conditions but it was not developed recently. TCM originated thousands of years ago in China. Traditional Chinese Medicine includes many healing techniques such as acupuncture, Read More

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How to Find a Good Acupuncturist

The qualifications of your provider is one of the most important things to consider. Check if your provider has a degree in acupuncture from accredited institutions such as the American College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM). Many acupuncturists also study other areas of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) such as herbal medicine along with acupuncture. Read More


Acupuncture for Weight Loss

Instead of taking medication to curb the urge, Kevin tried acupuncture. Tiny needles placed in specific points on the body. Acupuncture for weight loss stimulates the metabolism and helps to move the bowels and to curb the appetite. Some people turn to acupuncture as a weight loss method. Here’s how acupuncture can help you achieve Read More


Menopause symptoms may be reduced with Acupuncture Treatment

Though the treatments are far from perfect they symptoms can be eased to some extent. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has side effects and can increase the risk of developing breast cancer but HRT is effective for many people. Nonhormonal therapies often come with a list of unpleasant side effects too, including sleep disturbance, dizziness, nausea, Read More


6 Reasons To Consider Acupuncture Instead of Opioids

Six acupuncture organizations have released a 20 page white paper that outlines the profession’s value as an alternative to opioid medication for pain relief. The white paper is the product of a Joint Opioid Task Force established by the American Society of Acupuncturists and the Acupuncture Now Foundation. Other participating organizations include the American Alliance Read More

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Healthcare Medicine Institute reinforces known benefit of acupuncture – headache pain relief

Healthcare Medicine Institute reported on November 14th about a discovery of headache relief achieved with acupuncture. Acupuncture enhances positive patient outcome rates for patients suffering from headaches. In separate and independent investigations, researchers have determined that acupuncture significantly boosts the effectiveness of occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) and levo-tetrahydropalmatine (l-THP) drug therapy. Since the late 1970s, Read More