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Archives: 2011

New Acupuncture Research -> Rats Experience Stress Reduction

With more research on acupuncture, the evidence of it’s ability to reduce stress grows. Scientists at Georgetown University Medical Center have concluded that “acupuncture reduces the levels of a protein-like substance in rats linked to chronic stress.” The implications are wonderful; it could mean advances in treating stress with acupuncture. As I learn more about: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 31, 2011

Acupuncture Blog Chicago: Top 5 Posts of 2011

1. Celine Dion Used Acupuncture To Improve Her Chances Of Getting Pregnant. I was happy to see that CNN reported she used acupuncture to improve her chances of getting pregnant. Not only a wonderful singer but also a smart lady! 2. Yin and Yang. The basic premise of yin and yang is the notion that: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 28, 2011

Acupuncture Can Improve Your Mental Health

*This article is from At some point in life everyone deals with major upheavals or emotional distress. These events can trigger a host of unexpected feelings and behaviors from depression and panic attacks to major disruptions in sleep and eating. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can alleviate symptoms associated with mental health issues in treating: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 27, 2011

Merry Christmas

Posted By: tcm007 on December 24, 2011
Labels: Holidays

Acupuncture, Anxiety and Memory

Anyone who has ever experienced a situation of high anxiety (think public speaking, important test, new social situation) knows that memory slips away. The answers to the test disappear, people’s names fade, and memorized speeches are forgotten. As anxiety goes up, memory goes down. A new study has reported that acupuncture can help memory in: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 23, 2011

Hanukkah Reminds Us That Miracles Exist

Happy Hanukkah

Posted By: tcm007 on December 20, 2011
Labels: Holidays

Want To Get the Most Out Of Your Acupuncture Treatment? Follow These 9 Tips

A useful post with great suggestions from my fellow Chinese Medicine blogger  Diane M. Lowry, L.Ac.. Interested in maximizing the benefit from your acupuncture and Oriental medicine sessions? Check out these 9 tips below. Feel free to let me know what you think and add more tips in the comments section! 1) Fill out intake: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 18, 2011

It's Possible

“It always seems impossible until its done.”  ~ Mandela

Posted By: tcm007 on December 15, 2011

Chinese Medicine Relieves The Frustration Of Skin Conditions

I’m not sure if it’s the weather, the indulgent diet during the holidays or the stress that comes along with all the merry making, but Hives and other skin disorders have been a popular complaint in my Chicago acupuncture office lately. So I’m re posting this article from to give my readers some more: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 14, 2011

Oprah's Dog Gets Acupuncture

Well, now we know for sure that Oprah believes in acupuncture!!  She took her beloved cocker spaniel Sadie in for an acupuncture treatment. Thank you for your vote of confidence, Oprah. Do you want to bring Steadman in next?  Read the story in the Mail…

Posted By: tcm007 on December 11, 2011
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