Tag Archives: Acupuncture
New findings published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society have found that nursing home patients have a better quality of sleep after receiving acupressure treatment.
The study was conducted by the Taipei Medical University in Taiwan and followed… Read More
Lowering hypertension – high blood pressure – can be achieved by activating opioids with regular electroacupuncture treatment. In the study conducted on rats, the researchers found that the lower blood pressure effect of electroacupuncture lasted up to three days post-treatment.… Read More
For those suffering from chronic constipation, acupuncture may be a viable treatment to offer relief. In the study conducted over the course of eight weeks, the researchers administered electroacupuncture, which is a form of acupuncture that involves electrical stimulation. After… Read More
A new study has found that acupuncture may slow down pre-dementia memory loss and mild cognitive impairment. Based on their review of five different studies on the subject, Chinese researchers found that acupuncture may slow down memory loss progression, and … Read More
Women suffering from hot flashes because of breast cancer treatment side effects will welcome the news about acupuncture as a viable treatment.
Scientists at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found that hot flashes are… Read More
A recent study uncovered that acupuncture is even more effective in back pain relief than drugs such as ibuprofen. Acupuncture is a traditional form of Chinese medicine frequently used to treat pain. It consists of inserting exceptionally thin needles through… Read More
We all look forward to spring, when flowers start to bloom and our yards turn back to green. However, spring also brings in seasonal allergies, which is that reaction to pollen consisting of sneezing, nasal congestion, and having a runny… Read More
Acupuncture is a treatment that began in China over 3000 years ago. The Western world has embraced it to alleviate issues associated with musculoskeletal disorders, stress, inflammation, and chronic pain. Now researchers believe they have evidence that shows acupuncture can… Read More
Migraines are a real pain, literally. Migraine headaches are easily considered to be one of the most common reasons people visit their healthcare practitioner. Migraines typically last from 4 to 72 hours and affect about 15% of the population, and… Read More
Unfortunately, as people age their bodies tend to become more susceptible to pain. The little aches and pains that were quick to dissipate earlier in life now hang around a little longer. And as trends change, acupuncture and physiotherapy could… Read More
If you’re part of the growing tide of people who are experiencing joint pain and stiffness, like with osteoarthritis, you’ll want to read further to find out about three natural remedies and anti-inflammatory medications that could help.
U.S. researchers have… Read More