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      Acupuncture Services Help Women with PCOS

      Acupuncture and physical exercise improve hormone levels and menstrual bleeding pattern in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), reveals research from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. In the study, a group of women with PCOS were given acupuncture where the needles were stimulated both manually and with a weak electric...
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      Acupuncture may help some older children with lazy eye

      Acupuncture could potentially become an alternative to patching for treating amblyopia (lazy eye) in some older children, according to a report in the Archives of Ophthalmology. About 0.3 percent to 5 percent of individuals worldwide have amblyopia, according to background information in the article. About one-third to one-half of the...
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      Study Finds No Benefit from Acupuncture in Stroke Rehabilitation

      Researchers from England and South Korea conducted a review of studies of th use of Acupuncture in stroke rehabilitation. This research involved a review of studies published in English language and Asian journals, and included just 10 studies with a total of 711 patients who had had strokes. The study...
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      Acupuncture For Joint Pain From Breast Cancer Treatments

      Research from the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, demonstrates that acupuncture may be an effective therapy for joint pain and stiffness in breast cancer patients who are being treated with commonly used hormonal therapies. Results were published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. “This...
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      Acupuncture For Anxiety

      Can acupuncture be the answer for people who avoid the dentist out of fear. According to one study published in Acupuncture in Medicine, acupuncture can calm highly anxious dental patients and ensure that they can be given the treatment they need. If you did not already know from experience, people...
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      Acupuncture May Help Eases Menstrual Cramps

      A team of researchers form South Korea have found that acupuncture may be effective i treating menstrual cramps. The researchers conducted a review review of 27 studies involving 3,000 women. “The review found promising evidence in the form of RCTs for the use of acupuncture in the treatment of primary...
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      Acupuncture May Help Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

      A pilot study shows that acupuncture may help people with posttraumatic stress disorder. Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened. Traumatic events that may trigger PTSD include violent personal...
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      Acupuncture Can Mean Relief to Youth with Chronic Illnesses

      To help pediatric patients diagnosed with chronic illnesses doctors at Rush University Medical Center are offering acupuncture therapy. The lack of options for pain management in children has been reported as one of the most difficult aspects of providing care to pediatric patients. Research indicates that up to 70 percent...
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      Acupuncture Effective for Depression During Pregnancy

      In a study to be presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) annual meeting, researchers will present findings that show that acupuncture may be an effective treatment for depression during pregnancy. “Depression during pregnancy is an issue of concern because it has negative effects on both the mother and...
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      Acupuncture May Help With Common Condition in Women

      According to a recent study, Acupuncture and exercise can relieve Polycystic ovary syndrome, The study was done at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Nearly 10% of women of reproductive age have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). The syndrome expresses itself as a large number of small immature cysts on...
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      Medical Acupuncture Used By the US Air Force

      Medical acupuncture, is being used increasingly for pain control. Richard Niemtzow, MD, PhD, MPH, Editor-in-Chief of Medical Acupuncture, a peer-reviewed journal. Dr. Niemtzowi is at the forefront of these efforts in the military. According to Dr. Niemtzow, a technique he developed has been so successful that the Air Force will...
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      Study: Cancer Survivors Use Alternative Medicine

       American Cancer Society study finds high use of complementary methods among cancer survivors A new study from researchers at the American Cancer Society finds many cancer patients use complementary and alternative methods, most often prayer, relaxation, supplements, meditation, and massage. Meanwhile, the use of other methods, such as biofeedback, homeopathy,...
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      Acupuncture May Help With Depression

      A small study from Australia points to acupuncture as a potential treatment to help with depression. The study, reported in the Sydney Morning Herald, found a group of people with depression, and on medication, showed marked improvement in mood when treated with traditional Chinese acupuncture for two months. The small...
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