Category Archives: Acupuncture

  • 10 Things You Don’t Know About Acupuncture by Fitness Magazine

    10  Things  You  Don’t  Know  About  Acupuncture  A new study shows that acupuncture eases the treatment-induced pain in women with breast cancer. The study, led by University of Pennsylvania researchers, examined the effects of electro-acupuncture, a form of acupuncture in which a small electric current is passed between pairs of needles, in 41 breast cancer patients. Not a fan of needles? You can still get with acupuncture. “Acupuncture needles are different from medical needles in that they are very small, smooth, and conical. They don’t have a sharp edge or a hole inside to cut the skin,” says NYU Langone Medical Center physician Alex Moroz, MD, who combines traditional treatments with complementary healing techniques, including acupuncture, to treat musculoskeletal conditions in his patients. Research published in Acupuncture in Medicine found that ear acupuncture promotes weight loss. Source/Full article: https://www.fitnessmagazine.com/mind-body/feeling/acupuncture/

  • Acupuncture shows promise in migraine treatment

    Acupuncture shows promise in migraine treatment A study published February in the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine said acupuncture may be helpful in reducing the frequency of migraines and preventing attacks. The research, which builds on a body of knowledge from smaller studies, looked at how true acupuncture compared with sham acupuncture in reducing migraine […]

  • 3 Unique Pressure Points That Reduce Cancer Symptoms

    3 Unique Pressure Points That Reduce Cancer Symptoms Author: Michelle Whitmer Acupoint for Reducing Nausea and Vomiting Position your hand so that your palm is facing you. Relax your fingers. Place the first three fingers of your opposite hand across your wrist, aligning your ring finger with the wrist crease (Figure 1). Next, place your […]

  • 7 Issues Easily Cured By Acupuncture

    7 Issues Easily Cured By Acupuncture 1. Sacroiliac Joint Problems 2. Lupus 3. Neurological Disorders 4. Psychological Disorders 5. Gastrointestinal Disorders 6. Eczema 7. Osteoarthritis    To view the full article click on the link below Source URL:  http://livelovefruit.com/7-medical-issues-can-easily-cured-acupuncture/  

  • CNN post on colic study stirs prickly debate on acupuncture

    Colic study stirs prickly debate on acupuncture Excessive crying is known as infantile colic, and a new study suggests that acupuncture may reduce colicky crying when other treatments don’t help. Colicky babies who received acupuncture in the new study appeared to cry less after treatment than those who didn’t receive acupuncture, said Kajsa Landgren, a lecturer […]

  • Understanding Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine

    Understanding Tongue Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine  Jennifer Dubowsky, LAc, is a licensed acupuncturist with a practice in downtown Chicago, Illinois, since 2002. I find tongue diagnosis to be informative; I learn a lot about a patient’s health from examining their tongue. A tongue examination consists of observing color, shape, size, and coating. However keep in […]

  • PREGNANCY HOPES

    PREGNANCY HOPES Acupuncture beats fertility medications when it comes to helping women become pregnant. Women who struggle with infertility caused by hyperprolactinemia can be helped by acupuncture, a new study has found Dr Zhiguang Hu, who led the research conducted at the Mawangdui Hospital of Hunan Province in China, said: One important mechanism responsible for […]