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Archives: March 2009

Acupuncture and Endometriosis

In my Chicago Practice I often treat women with endometriosis. Chinese Medicine is very helpful for the menstrual difficulties associated with endometrosis such as pain, discomfort and sometimes inferility. I found this informative article on Alternative Medicine Info, Tips and Articles Alternative Treatment for Endometriosis Acupuncture In recent years, acupuncture has gained widespread popularity in: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 30, 2009

What Can Acupuncture Treat?

This article is from By: Diane Joswick, L.A.c.,MSOM Acupuncture and Chinese medicine are extremely successful in the treatment of a multitude of conditions. Many people try Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as a “last resort” to serious and complex medical problems and find that it can help them when other treatments could not. Acupuncture is: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 28, 2009

Acupunture: Gaining Acceptance

This article is taken from By Ravinder MamtaniMon, Oct 6, 2008 It is quite common these days to hear about people turning to acupuncture as a last resort for relief from chronic health problems. The popularity of alternative therapies such as acupuncture is variable among developed countries, but public demand is strong and growing.: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 27, 2009

Fertility Charting and Chinese Medicine

This post is from The Fertility Acupuncturist, a great source for information on fertility charting and Chinese Medicine Each of our bodies is very individual with it’s own patterns and rhythms. This is most apparent in the reproductive system. Women’s bodies are not textbooks that ovulate on Day 14 and bleed on Day 29. Charting is: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 24, 2009

Danger and Opportunity

“When written in Chinese the word crisis is composed of two characters. One represents danger,and the other represents opportunity” John Kennedy

Posted By: tcm007 on March 21, 2009

Studies on Acupuncture and Arthritis

From Studies on Acupuncture and Arthritis  Several studies have shown that acupuncture can help people with arthritis and related auto-immune diseases. In one Scandinavian study 25 percent of arthritis patients who had been scheduled for knee surgery cancelled their operations after acupuncture treatment. In the study, researchers compared acupuncture with advice and exercise for: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 19, 2009

Lifestyle and Dietary Instructions for Arthritis

This information is from Your diet plays a crucial role in helping you avoid or control arthritis. The first objective of a healthy diet is to help you lose weight if you are overweight. Being overweight can cause additional stress to your joints. The second way a balanced, varied diet can help ease the: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 16, 2009

Chinese Herbs for Arthritis

From There are many Chinese Herbal formulas that are prescribed for arthritis. Your acupuncturist will examine you, take a look at the onset of your condition and learn your signs and symptoms to determine which herbs are best for you. Here are some commonly prescribed Chinese herbal formulas for arthritis: Remove Painful Obstruction Decoction: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 15, 2009

Acupuncture for Arthritis

This article is from By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Arthritis is one of the most pervasive diseases in the United States and is the leading cause of disability. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention one out of every three Americans (an estimated 70 million people) is affected. For most people arthritis: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 13, 2009

Studying Acupuncture in Beijing With Dr. Bai

I recently read an article about Dr. Bai Yulan. It brought back memories of my internship in Beijing at the Sino-Japanese Friendship Hospital where Dr. Bai was in charge of the Acupuncture Department. I thought you might enjoy meeting her and some of the other Chinese Doctors. Some of this article is excerpted from China: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 11, 2009
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