Acupuncture for Arthritis

Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States and one of the most common diseases.  This article explain how acupuncture and Chinese Medicine treatments can reduce painful inflammation, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.  Major medical studies are cited that show acupuncture’s effectiveness.

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BBC Video – Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Herbs

The 3rd video in the 3-part mini-series on the evidence for Alternative Medicine by BBC Television shows the evidence of herbs for healing. Watch many personal testimonials to the success of herbal medicine and learn from a top team of German scientists who tell why herbal medicine has a level of success that modern pharmaceuticals cannot match. “It appears that the plants from which the herbs are produced have an enormously complex chemical structure, that have medicinal properties modern pharmaceuticals simply cannot produce.”

This entire 1 hour video Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Herbs is posted here for educational purposes.

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BBC Video – Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Healing

The BBC Television series Alternative Medicine: The Evidence examines the centuries-old medicine practices of acupuncture, herbs, and energy healing. Part 2 of this 3 part series follows a small number of energy healing practices that have been studied in Europe and the United States. Listen to personal success stories about energy healing and learn as BBC Television tries to uncover how this form of medicine works.

This entire 1 hour video Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Healing is posted here for educational purposes.

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BBC video – Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Acupuncture

In 2006, BBC Television released a 3-part mini-series showing the evidence of Alternative Medicine. Part 1 of this series shows the scientific evidence of Acupuncture. This 1 hour television proves the effectiveness of Acupuncture to reduce pain – measured by the most up-to-date functional magnetic resonance imager (MRI).  Also watch a woman undergo open heart surgery fully awake, using no anesthetics, only acupuncture needs.  And listen to people discuss their amazing healing success stories. When modern medicine failed, Acupuncture succeeded.

This entire 1 hour video Alternative Medicine: The Evidence of Acupuncture is posted here for educational purposes.

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Acupuncture does combat pain, study finds

Neuroscientists find that acupuncture has a measurable effect on the brain and could provide a possible mechanism to explain how acupuncture can relieve pain. The study found that acupuncture can turn off parts of the brain involved in pain, which could explain how the practice works as an anaesthetic.

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Why acupuncture aids spinal recovery

New medical research has shown that the ancient treatment of acupuncture stops nerve cell death by reducing inflammation. Acupuncture treatments were shown to create spinal cord healing that did not occur in the non-treated subjects. Acupuncture reduced nerve cell death and lowered levels of proteins known to induce inflammation after spinal cord injury and make neural damage worse.

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Alternative Cancer Treatments: Acupuncture & Cupping – Watch WebMD Video

To help with the pain and uncomfortable symptoms of cancer treatment, many people are trying acupuncture and other Chinese Medicine treatments. This WebMD video presents the story of one woman, Gene Brelsford, who uses acupuncture and Chinese Medicine cupping to help with the chronic pain following her cancer treatments and surgery.

Gene’s Chinese Medicine doctor and pain management specialist, Dr. Chung at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, states that 80-90% of people get better in 1-2 treatments. Dr. Chung states the importance of finding a highly educated and qualified acupuncturist to receive successful treatment. With over 15 years in the Alternative Medicine profession and a nearly non-stop education, Margaret Celli of Inner Light Wellness has helped hundreds of people experience dramatic relief from pain and illness. Read more

Acupuncture for Fertility – Watch WebMD Video

This short video at WebMD follows the case of Justine Ickes, a 40 year old woman who is trying to conceive. Justine was told that she had less than a 5% chance of conceiving naturally. Before Justine considered in vitro fertilization or adoption, she tried acupuncture. Acupuncture helped Justine successfully conceive her first child!

A growing collection of evidence – in both client feedback and professional studies – is showing that the ancient practice of acupuncture is an effective therapy to improve fertility, conception, and pregnancy. Recent studies have shown that acupuncture increases blood flow to the uterus, normalizes ovulation, and reduces stress hormones – all factors that improve fertility. Read more