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Category: Acupuncture and Digestion

This Chicago Acupuncturist Loves Ginger

“Drink Ginger tea” this is one of the most common suggestions I make in my Chicago acupuncture practice. Don’t underestimate ginger just because it isn’t the fancy favorite of TV Chefs. Ginger root is a common herb used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (the Chinese name is Sheng Jiang).   Ginger’s rhizome (the underground stem) is: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 19, 2015

Acupuncture Volunteers In Nepal Make a Difference In Thousand's Of Lives.

Have you heard of the Acupuncture Relief Project in Nepal ? It is worth knowing about. In 2008, this international community acupuncture group first sent acupuncturists with over 500 pounds of supplies to their clinic in Chapaguan, Nepal. Since than, thousands of patients have been helped by the Acupuncture Relief Project. The clinic provided health: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 28, 2010

Acupuncture is Effective for Crohn's Disease

From By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM In a study published in the journal, Digestion, acupuncture was found effective for treating Crohn’s disease. Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune disease which involves chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. The main symptoms of Crohn’s disease are abdominal pain, fever, fatigue and persistent, watery diarrhea. Symptoms range from: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on April 14, 2010

Acupuncture in Pregnancy & Childbirth

From Acufinder.comBy: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Pregnancy is an amazing time in a woman’s life. Many women report feeling healthier than they have ever felt before; however, the physical growth of the baby and changes in hormone levels can bring about pain, discomfort and a variety of health problems. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can provide: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 25, 2009

Acupuncture Helps Pregnancy Symptoms

This post is from Acupuncture can help relieve the symptoms of indigestion in pregnancy, new research suggests. A small study involving 36 women found “significant improvements” among those treated with acupuncture. Digestive disorders are one of the most frequent complaints in pregnancy, with 45% to 80% of women reporting things like heartburn, pain or: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 14, 2009

Naturally Treat Celiac Disease

This article is from NaturalNews.comMarch 29, 2009by: Sheryl Walters, citizen journalistKey concepts: Disease, Celiac disease and Gluten Millions of people are affected by celiac disease, a condition that causes an autoimmune reaction to gluten which is found in wheat, barley, and rye. This reaction results in inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract and destruction of villi: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on April 23, 2009

What is Acupuncture and How Can it Help You?

from the examiner.comby Katie Mattson Acupuncture is a 4,000 year old system of treatment based in Chinese health care that uses sterile needles to activate energy channels in the body. Don’t discount it’s effects because it sounds a bit out there – or even because of your aversion to needles. This isn’t a form of: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on April 22, 2009

Treating Allergies with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

This post is from Acufinder.comBy: Carl Hangee-Bauer, ND, L.Ac.Website: With spring’s sunshine and flowers come wind and pollen, which for many people signals the onset of allergy season. Tree pollens are the most prevalent pollens in the spring and many trees are prolific pollinators. Grass and weed pollens follow in late spring and summer,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on April 18, 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

7 Steps to a Healthy Menopausal Diet

1. Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Fruits and vegetables offer fiber, vitamins, minerals and are naturally low -fat. In addition, for menopausal women, plants have chemicals called phytoestrogens that are similar in structure to estrogen. These naturally occurring chemicals may trick your body into thinking it has more estrogen than it really does, diminishing some: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 28, 2009
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