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Acupuncture Proven to Reduce Migraine Symptoms

Acupuncture research in Denmark and Germany shows promise for the use of acupuncture to relieve migraine headache pain. In the article, doctors state ‘In contrast to drugs, acupuncture treatment seems to be very effective in preventing the attacks from ever occurring or rendering them much less severe when they do hit.’ Interestingly acupuncture was proven effective even though it was not administered according to traditional acupuncture treatment standards. Scientific research calls for ‘standardized’ treatment which entails using the exact same treatment on each person regardless of the individual’s symptoms or constitution. Anyone familiar with acupuncture knows that treatment is individualized with no two people receiving the exact same treatment. Acupuncture research is difficult to conduct for this reason but continues to show promise in many research studies.

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Acupuncture Reduces Cancer Pain

Research shows acupuncture reduces cancer pain. An estimated 70 percent of cancer patients fail to receive treatments that provide adequate pain relief. A May 2011 study shows how acupuncture treatments reduce pain for cancer patients.

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Acupuncture Stops Menstrual Pain

In this study, researchers found that menstrual pain was significantly relieved with acupuncture, most specifically a point on the inside of the lower leg called SP6. In TCM style acupuncture this point is well known for dealing with all issues of menstruation. Dr. Tan style acupuncture recognizes SP6 as an image for the lower abdomen. ‘Imaging’ body parts to acupuncture points is similar to how reflexology points of the foot represent various parts of the body. Using the ‘imaging’ concept to treat pain is unique to Dr. Tan/Master Tung style acupuncture, resulting in quicker, more effective pain relief.

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Everyone Gets Acupuncture and so Should You!

Here is a fun music video to celebrate Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day (AOM Day) on October 24th. You’ll be amazed to hear how many celebrities and well-known people use Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for everything from colds and flus to healthier pregnancies to better athletic performance.

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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 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