For over 2,000 years Acupuncture has been used as a successful form of medicine in China, Japan, India, and other Asian countries. However in America, scientists are just now beginning to understand why acupuncture is such an effective therapy for nearly any health condition. This article features modern studies showing acupuncture to be a successful therapy for different health conditions including pain, depression, and the side effects of cancer drugs. Learn the scientific reasons behind acupuncture’s success as a natural health therapy. Read more
This article at How Stuff Works.com shares how Chinese Medicine has been used to treat allergies for thousands of years. Learn how Chinese Medicine understands your immunity and allergies. Learn what treatment options Chinese Medicine offers to relieve your allergies, using Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. Read more
Dr Maiken Nedergaard, a neuroscientist at the University of Rochester, New York, said: “Acupuncture has been a mainstay of medical treatment in certain parts of the world for 4,000 years, but because it has not been understood completely, many people have remained sceptical.
“In this work, we provide information about one physical mechanism through which acupuncture reduces pain in the body.
“What we found is that adenosine, a natural pain killer, is released during acupuncture and that adenosine may be the primary way acupuncture reduces pain.
“The most important observation is that acupuncture worked almost three times as long if we gave a drug that slow down the removal of adenosine.”
This short article presents a summary of an acupuncture study conducted on bone mineral density in post menopausal women who were diagnosed with osteoporosis. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), bone loss is considered a Kidney energy disturbance. By regulating this energy, it was shown that women gained a statistically significant amount of bone density compared with a control group. Read more
Acupuncture relieves seasonal allergies and is a natural alternative to allergy shots and antihistamines. In this article, you will discover how acupuncture relieved allergy symptoms in a research study. Some basic Chinese medicine concepts are discussed in a ‘user friendly’ way. You will also learn how allergies are diagnosed as a condition of dampness and can be considered cold or warm type based on your symptoms. Knowing which type of allergy you have is important both for acupuncture treatment and for self care.
While not discussed in this article, some common food items that contribute to ‘dampness’ and ‘cold’ type allergies are sugar, cold and raw foods, cold beverages, white flour, and dairy. ‘Heat’ inducing foods include oils, especially the kind used in deep frying. Hot spicy foods and alcoholic beverages also create heat so would be important to avoid if you have a heat type allergy. Read more
What if I told you there was a method of healing that could improve almost any illness?
In this article you will read the dramatic story of a man brought back from a coma who was literally dying before receiving acupuncture treatments. This patient didn’t receive just any acupuncture; he was treated with Dr. Tan’s 12 Magic Points for balancing the body. This revolutionary method utilizes ancient Chinese principles to obtain balance when the patient’s body has become imbalanced. It works well for those who have ‘all over symptoms’ with many things going on at once. You don’t have to live with chronic illness no matter what the diagnosis. As long as your body is breathing, you have life force that can be balanced and directed towards your healing. Read more
Acupuncture provides pain relief and improves function for people with osteoarthritis of the knee and serves as an effective complement to standard care. This landmark study was funded by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), both components of the National Institutes of Health.
This article by Dr. Vladimir Bougaenko describes NAET treatment of Allergies and the traditional Acupuncture theory of allergies. Allergies can be eliminated with proper identification and treatment. Why suffer when you can get rid of allergies for good with NAET?
Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis are painful and debilitating diseases of the joints. This article describes acupuncture and turmeric’s beneficial effects on people who suffer with these chronic conditions. Read more
Read how researchers at the University of Southamptom and University College London have shown that acupuncture goes beyond the ‘placebo’ effect. The placebo effect is produced when you expect a medicine or procedure to help you. This study, involving people suffering from osteoarthritis, provides significant evidence that acupuncture provides true pain relief. Read more
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