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Category: Acupuncture and Depression

Acupuncture Works For Stress Relief

These days, it feels like everybody is suffering from stress and anxiety. Stress is real. It harms the body and exacerbates previously existing conditions. Oprah’s favorite doctor, Dr. Oz, says that the, “major agers,” the activities that age us the quickest, include a diet high in fat and sugar, not getting enough exercise, lack of: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 23, 2018

Chinese Medicine and Mental Health

Mental health disorders are more common than you think. According to the NIH (National Institutes of Health), about one in four adults suffer from a mental disorder every year. Mental health disorders are medical conditions that take many forms and affect people to varying degrees. Mental disorders can cause disturbed thinking, an inability to cope: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 5, 2014

New Research: Acupuncture Plus Usual Care Reduces Depression

A large study conducted in England suggests that acupuncture or counseling, in addition to usual care, could be very beneficial to people with depression. The results were published in PLOS Medicine this September. The study included 755 patients with depression, the patients were divided into three groups; one group received acupuncture plus usual care, another: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on December 17, 2013

Kim Kardashian Makes A Wise Move - Acupuncture

Whether we wanted to know, or not, Kim Kardashian is pregnant with Kanye West’s baby and simultaneously going through a nasty divorce with Khris Humphries. Busy girl – sounds like a recipe for super-stress on top of the usual pregnancy woes. In my Chicago acupuncture practice, I treat many pregnant women and regularly hear complaints: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 25, 2013

Electroacupuncture Fights Disease with Highest Burden -> Depression

Electroacupuncture is the use of electric stimulation on selected acupuncture points where needles have been carefully inserted. I use these technique in my Chicago acupuncture practice and have found it to be helpful. Now, a study has just come from the School of  Chinese Medicine, University of Hong Kong where researchers used electroacupuncture to stimulate: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on April 4, 2012

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

Trick or Treat: The Housewives of Beverly Hills

This week’s focus of Real Housewife bloggers is the feud between Brandi and Kyle but, I’m looking at the show differently and have a question for all of you – which “housewife” should stop by my Chicago acupuncture office for treatment? The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills has several women on the show who could: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 30, 2011

Feeling Irritable? Acupuncture Can Help

*This article is from Everyone suffers from irritability and moodiness from time to time, but if you find that a short temper and frustration are becoming a constant issue for you, then acupuncture may be able to help. Often irritability and moodiness are the consequence of chronic stress in your life. Over time these: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 16, 2011

New Research: Electro - Acupuncture Can Help Alleviate Depression

Because depression is such a widespread problem, there are always ideas, treatments or solutions to coping with this disorder.  I’ve just read a study out of China that says electro-acupuncture may alleviate depression.  Electro-acupuncture is similar to traditional acupuncture except that, after the needles are inserted, they are attached to a device that generates continuous: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 13, 2011

Acupuncture Works For Stress Relief

Let me introduce you to a great blogger who writes very helpful posts. Lynn Jaffee is a licensed acupuncturist and author. I have followed many of her posts on Acupuncture Health Insights. I am in strong agreement with many of her explanations and ways of thinking about Chinese Medicine.  This particular post – Why Acupuncture: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on July 22, 2011
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