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Heart Health

Managing High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure is also known as hypertension, a common disease affecting one out of three adults in the U.S..  Blood pressure is the measurement ...

Is Acupuncture Good for Varicose Veins?
Have you noticed enlarged, bulging veins on your legs or feet? Chances are you have varicose veins. While they may be more of a cosmetic ...

How to Recover or Prevent Atherosclerosis with Diet, Lifestyle and Acupuncture
In a healthy vascular system, oxygen-rich blood flows easily via the arteries directly into areas of the body such as the heart, kidneys, brain, genitals ...

World Heart Day
Created by the World Heart Federation, September 29th is World Heart Day, which focuses on informing people around the globe that heart disease and stroke ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Cholesterol Management
What is cholesterol and how is it bad? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance found in your body and many foods. Your body needs cholesterol ...

Women's Health Concerns and How Acupuncture Can Help
The biggest threats to women's health are often preventable. Oriental medicine has always addressed the special needs of women throughout their lives and many health ...

Give Your Cardiovascular Health a Boost with Acupuncture
The cardiovascular system consists of the heart and blood vessels and is responsible for carrying nutrients and oxygen to the tissues and removing carbon dioxide ...

The Acupuncture Weight Loss Solution
I am going to tell you a secret. All diets will work if they lower your caloric intake and you STICK TO IT! It's pure ...

The Chinese Heart
Are you ready to tap into the health secrets that have been curing people  for thousands of years? Those secrets are the ancient healing system that is ...

Study Shows Acupuncture Significantly Lowers Blood Pressure
A German study published in the June 2007 issue of Circulation found that acupuncture significantly lowers both systolic and diastolic blood pressure. The extent of ...

Less Weight, More Life with Acupuncture
For "Delia," it was the pain of a severe auto accident and abdominal surgery that brought her to acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).  "I ...

Acupuncture for Cholesterol Management
This is a great time to take charge of your heart health and look at ways to lower cholesterol! One out of every two men ...

Green Tea
There have been some intriguing studies indicating that green tea can be extremely effective in the fight against high cholesterol. Specifically, the beverage reduces "bad" ...

Red Yeast Rice (Hong Qu) - Chinese Herbal Medicine Fights Cholesterol
Red yeast rice (Hong Qu) is a substance made by fermenting a type of red yeast called Monascus purpureus over rice.The use of red yeast ...

Pomegranate Juice Fights Heart Disease, Study Says
In China, the pomegranate fruit symbolized longevity. Now there is scientific evidence for the fruit's restorative powers.Scientists have tested the juice in mice and found ...

Get a Fasting Lipoprotein Profile
Get a fasting lipoprotein profile to find out what your total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and triglyceride numbers are. Calculate your risk for heart ...

FDA Recall on Three Red Yeast Rice Products
FDA is warning consumers not to buy or eat three red yeast rice products promoted and sold on Web sites. The products, being promoted as ...

Blood Pressure Lowered by Acupuncture
A 2005 study conducted at the Susan Samueli Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of California, Irvine found that acupuncture treatments that used low ...