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Posted By: tcm007 on October 31, 2009

More Scientific Evidence Of How Acupuncture Works

U.S. News and World Report’s Health Day section had a fascinating article in the August issue entitled, “Imaging Sheds Light on How Acupuncture Works” The writers acknowledge that acupuncture has become increasingly popular in the U.S. and cites a study published in the September issue of NeuroImage that concludes that acupuncture eases pain by regulating: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 28, 2009

Insomnia Is Harmful; Chinese Herbs Can Help

By Cathy Margolin L.A.c According to several recent studies from the National Sleep Foundation and Science Daily the answer to that question is a resounding “yes”. Insomnia seems harmless enough. Perhaps you simply have a hard time falling asleep at night. Or perhaps you toss and turn for a few hours, and then wake up: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 27, 2009

New Study; A Mind/Body Approach Improves Fertility

This past week Reuters had an article about the benefits of stress management for fertility. Research presented at a meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in Atlanta suggests that including a mind/body approach while undergoing IVF treatments increases the chances of getting pregnant. Below are some excerpts from the article. “Alice Domar, who: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 25, 2009

Acupuncture Relieves Low Back Pain for Pregnant Women

The September, 2009 issue of the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, carried the results of a study that is of particular importance to pregnant women. Dr. Shu-Ming Wang and colleagues from the Yale School of Medicine, used pressure needles taped to the ear acupuncture points of pregnant women and found that they experienced significant: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 23, 2009

Wanna Be Like Madonna???

You don’t have to sit in ice, you probably are not dating a model half your age, but you can have acupuncture and feel like dancing!!! In an interview with Rolling Stone, the 51-year-old performer admitted she has to sit in a bath of ice and have acupuncture treatment after her concerts. She said: “My: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 19, 2009

Chinese Herbal Medicine For Insomnia

By Cathy Margolin L.A.c. According to a USA Today article, in the 1950s approximately 7.5 hours of sleep a night was the norm for most Americans. These days, the average American sleeps for around 6.5 hours a day, and if you’re a full time student chances are you get even less. So how DO we: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 16, 2009

More Research On Why and How Acupuncture Works!

This is a very interesting article from the Examiner.com. It not only talks about exciting new research into acupuncture, but also about acupuncture’s use in the military and scientific research going back to the 1960’s. Check it out!New Scientific Breakthrough Proves Why Acupuncture Works By Tima Vlasto – NY Holistic Science & Spirit Examiner New: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 15, 2009

What Is Traditional Chinese Medicine Used For?

Many ailments can be treated by Traditional Chinese Medicine. TCM is also used in prevention of illness and to stimulate the immune system. Some Commonly Treated Conditions Are: Headaches Digestive and urinary disorders Diarrhea Constipation IBS Bloating Acid reflux Nausea Morning sickness Gynecological disorders PMS Irregular periods Infertility Discomfort during pregnancy PCOS Menopausal symptoms Endometriosis: Read More

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Posted By: tcm007 on October 12, 2009
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