Acupuncture Outmatches Drug For IBS

  Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine are found effective for the alleviation of IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Two independent investigations confirm that acupuncture, as a standalone therapy, or acupuncture combined with the herbal formula Si Shen Wan (Four...

Acupuncture and Herbs Force Expulsion of Kidney Stones

Acupuncture combined with herbal medicine and medications assists in the elimination of kidney stones that have lodged in the ureters. Jiangxi Jiujiang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers made two important findings. First, a combination of herbs and...

Treating PCOS with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is not just an issue with a woman’s ovaries, but can be a systemic condition that is closely tied with a variety of hormonal interactions in the body. The standard conventional treatment involves the use of synthetic hormone birth...

Acupuncture Plantar Fasciitis Relief Confirmed

Acupuncture combined with herbal medicine foot baths is a proven and effective therapeutic method for the elimination of plantar fasciitis. Guangxi People’s Hospital researchers compared using only Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) foot baths as a standalone therapy...

Acupuncture Immune System Discovery

Researchers conclude that acupuncture benefits the immune system. In a controlled laboratory experiment, Hubei University of Chinese Medicine researchers discovered that electroacupuncture stimulation of acupuncture point ST36 (Zusanli) “enhanced the level of immune...

Acupuncture Headache Relief Discovered

Acupuncture enhances positive patient outcome rates for patients suffering from headaches. In separate and independent investigations, researchers have determined that acupuncture significantly boosts the effectiveness of occipital nerve stimulation (ONS) and...

Hypertension Regulated By Acupuncture Finding

Acupuncture applied to the back   Heilongjiang Woniutuzhen Hospital researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of essential hypertension. In a controlled study, patients received acupuncture treatments for six weeks and achieved significantly lower...

Acupuncture And Herbs Ameliorate Endometriosis

    Researchers from Nanjing Traditional Chinese Medicine University and Haian Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital find acupuncture combined with herbs effective for the alleviation of endometriosis. Two patient groups were compared in a six month clinical trial....

What It Takes to Become an Acupuncturist • EAP074

As with any profession, the educational requirements have shifted over the years. Today acupuncturists need to not only know East Asian medicine, but a fair amount of Western medicine as well. In this episode we go into the education required to become a Licensed...

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