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Neurological Issues and Strokes

Acupuncture Increases Brain Function for Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
There has been a push in recent years to study mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which causes issues with memory, cognition and learning. MCI occurs prior ...

Study Shows Kidney 3 Acupuncture Point Improves Brain Function
Researchers discovered that the application of an acupuncture needle at the point called Kidney 3 can directly improve specific areas of brain function. The trial ...

Pilot Study Shows Promise in Using Acupuncture for Post-Stroke Recovery
There is encouraging news for patients who have suffered a stroke and subsequently experience problems with lower extremity motor function. The results of a study ...

Study Finds Acupuncture Reduces Fatigue for Sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Researchers carried out a large, comprehensive investigation to evaluate the potency and safety of using various therapies of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) to treat chronic ...

Acupressure Points to Enhance Your Concentration and Memory
Whether you are a student, a professional, or a homemaker, issues with concentration and memory can create a lot of problems in your life. From ...

Study Finds Acupuncture Provides Stress Relief in Elderly
A 2010 study, titled "Acupuncture is Effective to Attenuate Stress and Stimulate Lymphocyte Proliferation in the Elderly" published in Neuroscience Letters investigated the use of ...

Acupuncture Effective for Chronic Peripheral Neuropathy
A study titled "Acupuncture for the Treatment of Chronic Painful Peripheral Neuropathy: A long-term study", published by The Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice Journal in ...

Self Care for Peripheral Neuropathy
In addition to seeking Oriental medicine therapy for peripheral neuropathy, here are a few things you can practice at home:Adopt Healthy HabitsHealthy habits such as ...

Get Relief from Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage
The most common type of nerve damage afflicting diabetes mellitus patients is called peripheral neuropathy. Although many things can cause peripheral nerve damage, such as ...

Acupuncture for Vertigo
Have you ever had the feeling that, against all odds, somehow the ground beneath your feet suddenly trembled and caused you to lose your sense ...

Symptom Relief for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is an irreversible neurological disease that destroys the nerve cells that invigorate our muscles. As these cells, also called neurons, weaken ...

Reclaim Balance and Stability with Acupuncture
Our sense of balance and stability can be thrown off for many reasons. Muscle weakness, joint stiffness, inner ear problems, side effects from certain prescription ...

Acupuncture: A Viable Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition affecting the arms and hands. The signs include numbness, tingling, pain, burning, and weakness in these parts of the ...

Exercises for Carpal Tunnel Relief
Have you ever experienced numbness, pain, or any other unpleasant sensations in your hands or arms that forced you to slow down or take a ...

Acupuncture for Dizziness
The meaning and use of the word dizzy can vary from person to person. The dictionary definition is: "when a person experiences the sensation of ...

Oriental Medicine for Nourishing, Stimulating, or Calming the Brain
It may sound strange to learn that cognitive function is not solely the job of the brain alone; other parts and organs of the body ...

Oriental Medicine for Multiple Sclerosis Relief
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that progressively damages the central nervous system. This happens due to the wearing away of the myelin sheath, a ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for Helping to Prevent Stroke
A stroke occurs when there is an inadequate flow of blood to the brain, causing destruction of the brain cells. When there is an interruption ...

Use of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine as Post-Stroke Treatment
A stroke occurs when the brain does not receive enough oxygen due to an interruption in blood flow. Within a few minutes, without adequate oxygen ...

Myasthenia Gravis: What It Is & How Acupuncture Can Help
Myasthenia gravis is a neuromuscular disorder causing muscles under voluntary control to tire and become easily fatigued. This happens when the muscles and the nerves ...

Find Relief from Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
True to its name, complex regional pain syndrome is an extremely painful and complicated medical condition that most commonly affects the arms, legs, hands and/or ...

Acupuncture Helps Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless legs syndrome is a medical condition that produces an irresistible impulse to move the legs due to intense, uncomfortable sensations. The specific types of ...

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Can Treat Peripheral Neuropathy
Peripheral neuropathy is a condition in which damage occurs in the nervous system, affecting the nerves in the hands and/or feet.  Peripheral means 'situated on ...

Exercises to Improve Concentration
Trouble focusing on your work or losing steam mid-way? Oriental medicine has innovative approaches to restoring concentration, based on an interpretation of Qi, the energy ...

Good Nutrition Boosts Brain Power
Looking to support your health and also boost your brain function? You can achieve both of these goals through nutrition. According to Oriental medicine (OM) ...

Enhance Brain Function and Learning with Traditional Chinese Medicine
In Chinese medicine, a healthy mind involves harmony between the Sea of Marrow (brain) and the Shen (spirit). You can enhance brain-spirit harmony with certain ...

Multiple Sclerosis Symptom Relief with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Nearly half a million Americans have Multiple Sclerosis (MS), and two-thirds of this group are women.  According to the American Academy of Neurology, women with ...

Autoimmune Disease Support
A group of disorders in which the immune system attacks the body and destroys or alters tissues, there are more than 80 serious chronic illnesses ...

Get Relief from Repetitive Stress Injuries with Acupuncture
Repetitive stress injuries (RSI) are the most common job-related injuries and are responsible for the highest number of days lost among all work related injuries.   ...

Acupuncture and Bell's Palsy
Bell's palsy is a form of facial paralysis resulting from damage to the VII (facial) cranial nerve. This nerve disorder afflicts approximately 40,000 Americans each ...

Sufferers of Chronic Fatigue Find Relief With Oriental Medicine
Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is far more than just being tired.  It is a frustrating, complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that may worsen with ...

Boost Your Brain Power with Acupuncture
Having difficulties focusing, remembering tasks or organizing your thoughts?   Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can help optimize your brain power through a treatment approach that incorporates ...

Mental Clarity Boost
Feeling a little foggy? Having trouble concentrating? Massage acupuncture point Du 20 for some mental clarity. Du 20 is located on top of the ...

Treatment of Neurological Disorders with Acupuncture
A neurological disorder refers to a problem with the nervous system, which is a complex, sophisticated system that regulates and coordinates the body’s activities. Nerve ...

Study Supports Acupuncture Effects in Pain Control
The scientific validity of traditional Chinese medicine for the treatment of pain received a nod of support in the May issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia ...

Acupuncture and Multiple Sclerosis
Studies show that, when used in conjunction with other modalities, acupuncture can provide effective relief for many MS symptoms.Because MS damages myelin in the central ...

Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common job-related injuries and is responsible for the highest number of days lost among all work ...

Acupuncture Improves Memory and Learning Capacity
Acupuncture can significantly improve learning and memory capacity that has been impaired by hyperglycemia and cerebral ischemia, according to a new ...

Acupuncture: Ancient Therapeutics for Stroke
Every day, 1200 Americans suffer a stroke, and four hundred of them become permanently disabled. Stroke is the leading cause of disability and the third ...

Acupuncture Treats Neurological Pain
Acupuncture is very effective at relieving the pain associated with neurological conditions and restoring normal function. Neurological pain is one of the most difficult kinds ...

Treating Peripheral Neuropathy with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
For some people it is experienced as the uncomfortable sensation of "pins and needles" or burning pain (especially at night) of their hands or feet ...