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Category: Acupuncture and Nausea

Acupuncture Can Reduce The Side Effects Of Breast Cancer Treatment

Acupuncture is a wonderful complementary therapy for patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer, both during treatment and after. A diagnosis of breast Cancer turns your world upside-down and the medical procedures used to combat the disease can produce difficult and painful side effects. In fact, some women discontinue treatment because of the side effects. However,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 3, 2015

Is Kate Middleton Using Acupuncture? No, But Maybe She Should

Everybody’s favorite Duchess, Kate Middleton, is now pregnant with the ‘spare’, and her condition of hyperemesis gravidarum is getting a lot of press. Hyperemesis gravidarum is a rare condition, occurring in only 1-2% of all pregnant women and poses little danger to the baby if properly treated. However, it can cause many problems for the: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 23, 2014

Acupuncture Relieves The Harsh Side Effects of Cancer Treatments

Until we find a cure for cancer, we have to continue to find ways to make the existing treatments more bearable and effective. Studies have shown that acupuncture cuts post-chemotherapy fatigue by 31 percent, cuts hot flashes by 50 percent and cuts overall cancer pain by 36 percent. In this article and video, the patient: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 24, 2011

Rush University Medical Center in Chicago Offers Young Patients Acupuncture

This year ScienceDaily reported that Rush Medical Center, here in Chicago, is offering acupuncture to their pediatric patients with chronic illnesses. These treatments are part of a study to find out how acupuncture might help reduce pain in children and increase their quality of life. The acupuncture is used to relieve pain, nausea and fatigue.: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on September 7, 2010

Morning Sickness and Chinese Medicine

During pregnancy many women experience aches, pains, digestive problems and allergies. Acupuncture is very effective for all of these ailments and is a wonderful alternative to drugs, which is important as many pregnant patients are hesitant to take anything. In this post, from the Portland Acupuncture Blog, Amy writes about one of the most common: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on March 14, 2010

Surgery Patients at Duke Are Benefiting From Acupuncture

Surgery patients at Duke University Medical Center are finding that acupuncture relieves pain after surgery. A reporter from Durham, N.C., did a story describing how doctors from Duke are using acupuncture with anesthesia to speed recovery and reduce discomfort in patients. When Dr. Gan uses acupuncture for surgery, he keeps the needles in place during: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 14, 2009

The Benefits Of Acupuncture For Cancer Patients

By Timothy Cavanaugh Those coping with cancer and other forms of disease often look to acupuncture and other alternative therapies to provide relief for pain, stress and anxiety. Practiced as early as the Stone Age, acupuncture has been a source of relief for numerous conditions for thousands of years. The exact way the technique was: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 12, 2009

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

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

Why Acupuncture? From the Mayo Clinic

This article is from By Ronald Reimer M.D., Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, JacksonvilleDecember 31, 2008 Dear Mayo Clinic: What do you think of acupuncture as a treatment for various ailments? How does it work? Acupuncture, which has been used and studied throughout the world for more than 4,000 years, can be utilized to rebalance the: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on January 7, 2009
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