Category: Acupuncture Posts

  • What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?

    Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has evolved over thousands of years. TCM practitioners use various mind and body practices (such as acupuncture and tai chi) as well as herbal products to address health problems.

    Posted on August 25 2020

  • Acupuncture Relieves Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

    Acupuncture has been used to treat seasonal allergies for centuries with great success. According to traditional medicine, treatment is directed toward clearing the nasal passages, supporting the immune system and strengthening the systems of the body to prevent allergic reactions from recurring.

    Posted on August 11 2020

  • Understanding How Acupuncture Relieves Symptoms of Depression

    Acupuncture for depression has increasingly become the subject of research studies. As acupuncture continues to grow in popularity, it deserves proper attention as a potential treatment for depression, especially for those for whom other methods have failed. So how does acupuncture for depression work? 

    Posted on August 06 2020

  • Why Acupuncture Works for Anxiety

    Not just for pain, acupuncture is a natural way to treat anxiety. It works faster than therapy and keeps you drug-free.

    Posted on July 09 2020

  • Acupuncture for Anxiety

    Acupuncture and acupressure are widely used to treat anxiety in both Asia and Western countries. Extensive case reports from the Chinese medical literature suggest that different acupuncture protocols reduce the severity of generalized anxiety and panic attacks.

    Posted on July 07 2020

  • Put Sleep Disorders to Bed with Acupuncture

    Sleep can be one of life’s greatest pleasures or one of its biggest frustrations. According to the American Sleep Association, most healthy adults need 7-9 hours of sleep nightly to function their best. Fortunately, there are many all-natural remedies to help you sleep better at night with one of those remedies being acupuncture.

    Posted on July 02 2020

  • Comprehensive Review of Acupuncture for Insomnia

    Some acupuncture and auriculotherapy approaches may be beneficial for insomnia. Acupuncture is a widely used treatment of insomnia in countries where Chinese medicine is practiced, including the United States, Canada, and most western European countries. The analgesic and sedating effects of stimulating specific acupuncture points are probably mediated by the release of endogenous opioid peptides in the brain.

    Posted on June 30 2020

  • Acupuncture for Orthopedic and Rheumatic Conditions

    Acupuncture can treat almost all organ systems in the body. However, in the United States, it is most widely used for musculoskeletal conditions, such as lower back pain and osteoarthritis. It may also be helpful in forms of inflammatory arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis, but should be used in conjunction with disease-modifying agents recommended by a rheumatologist.

    Posted on June 18 2020

  • Acupuncture for Immune System Treatment

    Acupuncture therapy can treat a wide range of health conditions, including immune deficiency, by stimulating and balancing the immune system. Acupuncture can strengthen a weakened immune system by increasing red and white cell counts, T-cell count and enhancing humoral and cellular immunity in patients with immune-related illness.

    Posted on June 11 2020

  • Medical Research Shows Acupuncture Effective for the Treatment of PTSD

    Acupuncture for the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Review of Evidence-Based Research

    Posted on May 28 2020

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