• Acupuncture Can Fix Your Health Problems

    5 Ways Acupuncture Can Fix Your Health Problems  Acupuncture’s ability to combat basic stress may be a key part of its effectiveness with gastrointestinal disorders, says Tony Chon, M.D., chairman of the acupuncture practice at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. You should see your doctor if you’re injured, but if he or she says […]

  • Acupuncture & Seasonal Allergies

    Acupuncture and Seasonal Allergies  by Patrick J. LaRiccia, M.D. Millions of dollars are spent on medications and the allergy shots for the treatment of seasonal allergies. I have seen many patients who failed medication and allergy shots respond to acupuncture. Patients can determine the effectiveness of acupuncture treatment by tracking the number of sneezes per day […]

  • How Acupuncture Helps the Circulatory System

    How Acupuncture Helps the Circulatory System Along with the treatment for anxiety, insomnia, high cholesterol, and immune function, acupuncture can also improve blood circulation. Acupuncture helps improve the circulatory system by stimulating energy pathways in the body. The techniques used for acupuncture improve the circulatory system by stimulating responses in the body to dilate blood […]

  • Acupuncture for Weight Loss

    Acupuncture for Weight Loss  While people seek out acupuncture for a variety of health problems and often come in with a long list of complex issues they want to address, many of them will ask if acupuncture can also help them lose weight. They include poor nutrition and food addiction to sugar, sodas and highly […]

  • Acupuncture & IVF

    Acupuncture doubles chance of having a baby with IVF   Acupuncture can dramatically boost the chances of IVF treatment working, a study suggests. A British study found that rates of success were twice as high among those having the alternative therapy. Fertility experts said the findings were interesting and statistically significant. The study by Homerton University […]

  • Acupuncture for Cancer Pain

    Acupuncture hailed as a Treatment for Cancer Pain Acupuncture is very effective in dealing with peripheral neuropathy, or numbness, gynecological and colorectal cancer patients experience as a result of chemotherapy. That’s why more and more doctors are offering alternative therapies like acupuncture to deal with either the cancer pain or nausea and vomiting associated with […]

  • Want to quit Smoking?

    Want to quit Smoking? Acupuncture Can Help You With Carvings! Acupuncture, herbs and hypnotherapy, may not be as well-known as nicotine patches or gum. But they all offer relief; especially in the acute phase of withdrawal when you’re wrestling with fatigue, irritability and gnawing cravings. Jaime Starkey, LAc explains that when it comes to helping […]

  • Do You Want Acupuncture But Hate Needles?

    Do You Want Acupuncture But Hate Needles?  Acupuncturists get asked about the tool they wield all the time. Here’s what they tell people who say they’d love to try acupuncture but haven’t because they’re scared of needles. “Needle apprehension is very common and natural, considering that we have been conditioned to associate needles with pain […]

  • Military Turns to Acupuncture

    Military Turns to Acupuncture as Alternative to Prescription Painkillers As the number of prescriptions for opiate painkillers skyrockets and more troops admit abusing those drugs the military has been forced to look beyond conventional ways to treat pain. Lt. Col. Dan Ferris has taken some ribbing for what he calls “the bling in my ears. “But […]

  • Electroacupuncture!

    This Electrical Form of Acupuncture Could Help Ease Carpal Tunnel  New research raises the possibility that an electrical form of acupuncture is a useful treatment for the common wrist overuse condition known as carpal tunnel syndrome. In the study, electroacupuncture helped carpal tunnel patients with long-lasting mild and moderate symptoms when it was used with splints […]