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Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

... THURSDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- acupuncture and exercise may bring some relief to the one in ... found noticeably decreased activity in the acupuncture and exercise groups compared with the control group. In the acupuncture group, the team also found significantly lower ...

Vancouver Fertility Acupuncture Clinic Announces New Fellows of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine

... Acubalance Wellness Clinic, the first acupuncture clinic in Western Canada to exclusively focus on ... a growing number of medical studies indicate that acupuncture treatment may improve a woman's chance of getting ... treatment." Acubalance was the first acupuncture clinic in Western Canada to exclusively focus on ...

Denver-Based Acupuncturist, Dr. Martha Lucas, Releases New Book: 'Vanity Calamity: Your Guide to Cosmetic Acupuncture for Anti-aging'

... authored Vanity Calamity: Your Guide to Cosmetic acupuncture for Anti-aging. The announcement is made by Dr. ... peel," Dr. Lucas explains. Cosmetic acupuncture is a technique that reduces lines, wrinkles, and ... by using the principles of TCM in the form of acupuncture treatments. Dr. Lucas says, "Women have gladly ...

Acupuncture May Relieve Heartburn In Pregnancy

... TUESDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- acupuncture relieves the indigestion and heartburn that ... "Although small, this study suggests that acupuncture can relieve symptoms of indigestion that are ... or to dietary counseling and antacids plus acupuncture once or twice a week. The researchers assessed ...

Dr. David Sniezek to Provide Medical Acupuncture at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC

... How They Can Help Their Patients by Using Medical acupuncture with the Help of Dr. David Sniezek. ... Medical Center (CNMC) how to utilize medical acupuncture for children suffering with pain and other ... graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine's Medical acupuncture for Physicians and the Harvard Medical School's ...

Acupuncture, Real or Fake, Eases Back Pain

... treatment for chronic back pain. People receiving acupuncture are more likely to get better." But the unusual finding that non-penetrating acupuncture did as well as acupuncture that used standard needles will raise questions ...

Acupuncture Cuts Dry Mouth in Cancer Patients

... WEDNESDAY, April 22 (HealthDay News) -- acupuncture reduces severe dry mouth (xerostomia) among ... at least four weeks earlier. They were given two acupuncture treatments a week for four weeks. acupuncture points used in the treatment were located on the ...

Acupuncture eases radiation-induced dry mouth in cancer patients

... HOUSTON -- Twice weekly acupuncture treatments relieve debilitating symptoms of ... conducted a pilot study to determine whether acupuncture could reverse xerostomia. acupuncture therapy is based on the ancient Chinese practice ...

Acupuncture 'probably ineffective' in treatment of hot flushes

... acupuncture cannot be shown to have any positive effect on ... The researchers reviewed studies on the use of acupuncture for the relief of hot flushes during the ... which included testing the effects of real acupuncture against the effect of sham acupuncture. Only one ...

Acupuncture & Massage College Announces Ricky William's Scholarship

... Miami, FL USA - March 25, 2009 - acupuncture & Massage College has established a new ... very much impressed with the programs offered at acupuncture and Massage College," says Ricky Williams. ... enrolls applicants on a monthly basis. About acupuncture & Massage College Acupuncture & Massage ...

Animals Respond to Acupuncture's Healing Touch

... that even she was once a bit skeptical of what acupuncture could do for four-footed patients. But ... expectations," said Alvarez, who practices animal acupuncture and traditional veterinary medicine -- often in ... her pet. That didn't happen. "I started acupuncture on that dog, and after just two treatments, the ...

Fertility Focused Acupuncture NW & Associates to Open Clinic in Tacoma

... Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) February 9, 2009 -- acupuncture NW & Associates, the Puget Sound's premier ... office in downtown Tacoma in February 2009. acupuncture NW & Associates ( www.acupuncturenw.com ) has ... to celebrate a pregnancy today!" About acupuncture Northwest & Associates: The Puget Sound's ...

Pain-Relieving Powers of Acupuncture Unclear

... 28 (HealthDay News) -- When used to treat pain, acupuncture offers only limited relief that may not be ... say Danish researchers who examined data from 13 acupuncture pain studies that included more than 3,000 ... The studies compared real acupuncture, placebo acupuncture and ...

MedX Health Announces Initiation of Laser Acupuncture Study for Controlling Addiction

... approval to study the effectiveness of laser acupuncture for addiction to nicotine, alcohol and drugs. ... of a number of trials we plan to launch in laser acupuncture with our MedX laser probe. Our goal is to ... trial will determine the effectiveness of laser acupuncture for treating a number of major health conditions ...

Medical acupuncture gaining acceptance by the US Air Force

... December 18, 2008Medical acupuncture, which is acupuncture performed by a licensed physician trained at a ... MD, PhD, MPH, Editor-in-Chief of Medical acupuncture , a peer-reviewed journal ( ... concepts, Niemtzow developed a variation of acupuncture that involves inserting very tiny semi-permanent ...

UPDATE: HAP Expands Medicare Advantage Options to Include Acupuncture and Chiropractic Services

... -- Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is adding acupuncture and chiropractic services to its Flexible Health ... benefit reimbursement of up to $20 per month for acupuncture or chiropractic services not otherwise covered by ... A growing body of research suggests that acupuncture may help to ease some side effects of breast, ...

HAP Expands Medicare Advantage Options to Include Acupuncture and Chiropractic Services

... -- Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is adding acupuncture and chiropractic services to its Flexible Health ... benefit reimbursement of up to $20 per month for acupuncture or chiropractic services not otherwise covered by ... A growing body of research suggests that acupuncture may help to ease some side effects of breast, ...

Emerson Ecologics Announces Acquisition of TIDhealth

... supplements, homeopathics, medical supplies, and acupuncture and oriental medicine products ... herbs, homeopathics, nutritional supplements, acupuncture and oriental medicine, and medical ... herbs, homeopathics, nutritional supplements, acupuncture and oriental medicine products and medical ...

Acupuncture may hold promise for women with hormone disorder

... decided to enter a study testing the impact of acupuncture on women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) at ... said Killmeyer. "I'm absolutely certain the acupuncture treatments helped me ovulate regularly, which ... reporting pregnancies, Pastore believes that acupuncture could be an important alternative, non-drug ...

Baltimore Wellness Center "Zen at Zoe's Garden" Launches in Baltimore's Fells Point

... certified, is a graduate of Traditional acupuncture Institute and offers Five Element acupuncture, ... but profound healing. Her "About Chi" acupuncture shares space with and is located alongside Zen at ... About Zen at Zoe's Garden and About Chi acupuncture Zen at Zoe's Garden is open 7 days a week ...

Acupuncture Eases Side Effects of Head, Neck Cancer Treatments

... 70 patients were randomized to receive weekly acupuncture sessions for four weeks or "usual care" ... Almost 40 percent of participants receiving acupuncture experienced improvements in both pain and ... decrease in dry mouth. "Five people in the acupuncture group had improvements as opposed to none in the ...

Acupuncture reduces pain and dysfunction in head and neck cancer patients after neck dissection

... from a randomized, controlled trial found that acupuncture provided significant reductions in pain, ... the study and were randomized to receive either acupuncture or usual care, which includes recommendations of ... The treatment group received four sessions of acupuncture over the course of approximately four weeks. Both ...

Mayo Clinic study shows acupuncture and myofascial trigger therapy treat same pain areas

... JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Ancient acupuncture and modern myofascial pain therapy each focus on ... shows that in the treatment of pain disorders, acupuncture and myofascial techniques are fundamentally ... for anyone looking for relief. Classic Chinese acupuncture treats pain and a variety of health disorders ...

Acupuncture relieves hot flushes in breast cancer patients taking tamoxifen

... Berlin, Germany: acupuncture provides effective relief from hot flushes in ... cancer patients who received traditional Chinese acupuncture had a 50% reduction in hot flushes, both during ... night, and that this effect continued after the acupuncture ceased. ...

SNAP! CRACKLE! POP! Untrained Chiropractors Doing Acupuncture!

... Insane or Just Plain Fraudulent Asks Top acupuncture Physician SOUTH FALLSBURG, N.Y., April 8, 2008 ... -- Just when you thought it was safe to get acupuncture yet one more group of medical practitioners ... says Master Acupuncturist Tom Chi, a Doctor of acupuncture (RI) and NYS Licensed Acupuncturist. Chi, who ...

Community Acupuncture Events Commemorate World Health Day 2008 Acupuncture Fundraiser at AOMA on Monday April 7th, 9am-4pm

... at Austin joins effort to support national acupuncture programs for veterans' and their families, ... national effort to raise funds for stress relief acupuncture treatments for returning veterans and for areas ... around the country will hold community acupuncture events, where individuals can experience a ...

Pain in fibromyalgia is linked to changes in brain molecule

... before and once following a four-week course of acupuncture or sham acupuncture. Researchers used either acupuncture or sham acupuncture to reduce pain symptoms. The sham procedure ...

Warning! Doctors, Insurers Hold Patients Hostage! Says Top Acupuncture Physician

... Bat! Chi says thousands of studies show that acupuncture really works: "One wonders why a vital system of ... He knew that WHO, NIH and others endorsed acupuncture for a wide range of disease. Chi says that in ... Chi provided fifty peer-reviewed studies showing acupuncture works for numerous conditions. According to Chi, ...

Acupuncture May Aid In Vitro Fertilization

... into her womb. There had been some evidence that acupuncture can increase the success rate of this procedure. "Complementing the embryo transfer process with acupuncture seems to increase the odds of pregnancy by 65 percent, compared to sham acupuncture or no adjuvant treatment," said lead researcher ...

Acupuncture Cuts Need for Post-Op Painkillers

... side effects, but new research finds that using acupuncture before and during an operation cuts a patient's ... randomized clinical trials looking at the use of acupuncture to reduce postoperative pain. The analysis found that adjunctive acupuncture could reduce post-op itchiness by 30 percent, ...

Acupuncture School Gives Free Acupuncture Treatments

... Austin (AOMA, http://www.aoma.edu ), an acupuncture college offering a comprehensive program of study leading to a Master of acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree, announced today ... The introduction to Oriental medicine is part of acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day (AOM Day), officially ...

Acupuncture does not reduce radiotherapy-induced nausea, but patients believe it does

... patients and health care professionals that acupuncture helps relieve nausea caused by cancer treatment, ... 14) in Barcelona, evaluated the effectiveness of acupuncture in 215 patients with various types of cancer who got either active acupuncture or a sham treatment that involved an identical ...

Even Sham Acupuncture Eases Low Back Pain

... -- Six months of traditional Chinese or even sham acupuncture treatment appeared more effective than ... of almost 1,200 patients. Traditional (verum) acupuncture involves needling of fixed points and additional ... to a depth of 5 to 40 millimeters, while sham acupuncture involves needling to a depth of 1 to 3 ...

Bay IVF Experts Launch One of First East-West Fertility Programs of Its Kind

... RSC clinics as well as other locations, such as acupuncture at RSC's Orinda clinic, mindfulness training and ... but having difficulty getting pregnant, are using acupuncture while undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). ... best way to proceed," she said. Gutierrez began acupuncture treatments in June in preparation for her first ...

Acupuncturist's Relocation Tightens Relationship With Fertility Clinic

... to patients, while foreign studies suggest acupuncture can significantly improve odds of conception ... Dr. Thomas Duckworth at the Institute of American acupuncture and Life Medicine, David Youran became ... through the National Certification Commission for acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). In May ...

Alternative Therapies for Fighting Eczema Hold Promise, But Dermatologists Caution They Are No Substitute for Proven Medical Treatments

... Currently, Dr. Lio is trying to initiate a study on the effects of acupuncture on eczema patients at his institution to examine why acupuncture reportedly benefits some patients but not others. "I think it is ...

'Qu-Chi' Acupressure Band Gives Hayfever Misery the Elbow

... and remedies, the 'Qu-Chi' band works by applying pressure to a specific acupuncture point on the arm, known as the 'Qu-Chi' point, also known as Large ... was developed in 2000 by Andrew Broch, who was working at the time as an acupuncture & acupressure specialist. Andrew then took the basic concept to ...

Awareness of Alternative Therapies May Be Lacking

... published on CAM therapies for osteoarthritis of the knee (one on acupuncture and one on the supplement glucosamine), and 23 percent were aware of both ... and acupuncturists (46 percent) were more likely to be aware of the acupuncture study than naturopaths (30 percent) and general internists (22 percent). ...

Traditional Chinese Therapy May Help Ease Eczema

... Teas, acupuncture reduce itching, improve quality of life, study finds ... finds. Use of Erka Shizheng Herbal Tea, a bath additive, creams and acupuncture over eight months greatly reduced the severity of the itchy, red skin ...

Electroacupuncture protects acetylsalicylic acid-induced acute gastritis in rats

... Institute of Oriental Medicine investigated the protective effects of acupuncture against NSAID-induced ulceration in a rat model. In their study, 72 ... of COX by EA pretreatment, this study may represent a future strategy for acupuncture therapeutic intervention in the treatment of patients with gastritis by ...
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