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One hundred million Americans are experiencing chronic pain, and of those, 25 million have chronic pain syndrome.  While pain is a perfectly normal reaction to certain events, when persists for over 12 weeks and additional ...

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A amall July 2018 study investigated how the brain responds to acupuncture treatment. An article regarding the study "Cerebral activation effects of acupuncture at Yanglinquan (GB34) point acquired using resting-state fMRI" appeared in the publication ...

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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 1998, demonstrated the potency and long-lasting effects of acupuncture treatment ...

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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 maintaining optimal weight, avoiding exposure to toxins, following a physician-supervised ...

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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 injuries, infections and environmental toxins, when it occurs in a ...

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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 of balance? Unless you were in an earthquake, it could ...

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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 drugs, the lingering consequences after suffering a stroke, aging and ...

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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 break from what you were doing? If so, you may ...

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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 spinning and losing one's balance." However, some people may use ...

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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 protective layer encasing the nerves. The central nervous system is ...

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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 feet. Its complex, diverse set of symptoms varies widely from ...

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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 sensations can vary with each patient. The feeling can be ...

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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 which powers the body and the mind. According to Oriental ...

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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), good nutrition can improve mental activity, physical and emotional strength ...

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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 in the category of autoimmune disorders including lupus, multiple sclerosis ...

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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 year. It can strike almost anyone at any age; however ...

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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 different modalities, including nutritional support.According to acupuncture and Oriental medicine ...

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Feeling a little foggy? Having trouble concentrating? Massage acupuncture point Du 20 for some mental clarity. Du 20 is located on top of the head, midway between the ears. It is used to clear ...

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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 pain can arise from trauma, inflammation, stroke, disease, infection, nerve ...

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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 nervous system, the disease interferes with messages between the body ...

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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 related injuries. It is the reason for over two million ...

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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 of pain for people to tolerate. Nerve pain usually presents ...

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Q: Can acupuncture work like a facelift?

A: The Art of Cosmetic AcupunctureBy Romy Simone Schwartz, M.S., L.Ac. http://www.romysimone.com/ There is a recent surge among middle-age... Read More