Category: Medical Research Posts

  • What the Science Says About the Effectiveness of Acupuncture

    There have been extensive studies conducted on acupuncture, especially for back and neck pain, osteoarthritis/knee pain, and headache. However, researchers are only beginning to understand whether acupuncture can be helpful for various health conditions. Research suggests that acupuncture can help manage certain pain conditions, but evidence about its value for other health issues is uncertain.

    Posted on August 27 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

  • 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 Shown Effective for Women with Anxiety

    Medical reserach of the effect of acupuncture treatment on the immune function impairment found in anxious women.

    Posted on May 07 2020