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Large-Scale Study Shows Acupuncture is Effective for Many Skin Conditions
According to a large-scale analysis carried out by medical researchers, acupuncture is an effective primary treatment for a variety of dermatological conditions. As reported in ...

Treating Dermatitis with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Oozing, blistering, crusting, irresistible urges to scratch, unfortunately these are all suitable words to describe the symptoms of dermatitis. Eyelids, armpits, stomach, hands, lips, ears ...

Dry Skin Relief with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
The medical term for pathologically dry skin is xerosis. Xero is the Greek word for dry. Dry skin usually manifests temporarily, but in chronic cases ...

Alleviating Pruritus with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Pruritus is more than just an annoying itch felt on the skin. It is a condition of intense itching that is often worsened by scratching ...

Acupuncture for Ageless Skin
Everywhere you look there is a new trend in skin care.  Retinol, peptides, lasers, peels, fillers, neurotoxins, and countless other modalities which promise to be ...

Acupuncture Reduces Allergy-Caused Itchiness and Wheals
A 2010 study showed acupuncture to be an effective treatment for allergen-caused itchiness and skin irritation in people with eczema. The study titled "Influence of ...

Preventing and Treating Cellulitis with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Cellulitis is a bacterial infection which affects the superficial and deeper layers of the skin. Common symptoms include redness, swelling and tenderness of the afflicted ...

Treatment for Diabetes Related Skin Conditions
There are a variety of skin conditions that specifically afflict diabetes patients. Diabetes is a disease that results when the body is no longer capable ...

Winterizing Skin
As the long days of Spring and Summer are coming to an end it is time to think about how we can prepare our skin ...

Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation
How many cosmetic facial treatments can you think of that promote feelings of general well-being and have the ability to address certain medical issues in ...

Acupuncture for Beauty/Facial Rejuvenation
How many cosmetic facial treatments can you think of that promote feelings of general well-being and have the ability to address certain medical issues in ...

Acupuncture and the Treatment of Eczema
Eczema is a skin disorder resulting in rough, red and itchy patches on the body. In addition, there can be a host of other symptoms ...

Can Acupuncture Help Chronic and Severe Acne?
While acne is a condition that affects nearly 85 percent of all adolescents, the American Dermatologist Association reports that 20 percent of adults have an ...

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 Does Acupuncture Treat Chronic Dry Skin?
When the superficial layer of skin (epidermis) becomes dehydrated due to changes in weather, allergic reaction, certain medications, or bathing or showering, it may develop ...

Have Dermatitis? Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Can Help!
The word dermatitis is Greek in origin and means inflammation of the skin. There are many different types of dermatitis, each categorized by the person's ...

Foods to Help Your Skin Look Its Best
Acupuncture views nutrition in a complex light, through the application of Oriental medicine wisdom to dietary habits. In short, certain foods are considered too yang ...

Treatment of Skin Conditions with Acupuncture
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can be very effective at treating skin conditions. Treatments can provide quick relief for acute symptoms and significant and lasting relief ...

TCM: The True Anti-Aging Medicine
We all know that there is a tremendous interest these days in any product or procedure that is touted as being "anti-aging". Despite the state ...

Treating Hives with Acupuncture
About 20 percent of people will experience urticaria or hives at some point in their lives. While standard treatment for hives is intended to relieve ...

Acupuncture and Acne
Many people come to acupuncture for acne after trying everything else under the sun. Traditional Chinese Medicine has been practiced for thousands of years helping ...

Beyond Topical Steroids: A Solution for Childhood Eczema!
Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is the most common skin condition among children worldwide. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners have been treating it for thousands of years ...

Not Just Skin Deep - Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation
Cosmetic Acupuncture is for the person who wants to turn the clock back, look his or her best, feel revitalized, and enjoy it all with ...

Acupressure for Facial Enhancement
Acupuncture is probably the best known, most common, and most accepted Chinese natural treatment to help your face and body turn back the hands of ...

Recipe: Nourishing Beauty with Sweet Rice Congee
For most cultures across the globe, there are beauty constants such as clear skin, bright eyes, and shiny hair. Like calmness and strength, these outward ...

Can Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine help with unhealthy hair and hair loss?
Q: Since the birth of my third child, my hair has been dull and lifeless. I am also losing A LOT of hair. Can traditional ...

Can Acupuncture Treat Skin Conditions?
Q: Can Acupuncture Treat Skin Conditions?A: For thousands of years, traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners (Chinese physicians) have used acupuncture and herbs to treat a ...

Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture
Beauty cannot be obtained simply by slapping on colors and textures to the skin, because the skin reflects and reacts to your entire being –physical ...

Stop Sweating with Acupuncture
Excessive sweating can make a handshake an embarrassing and dreaded event. It can make wearing shoes with out socks inconceivable and changing bed sheets in ...

The Art of Cosmetic Acupuncture - Can acupuncture work like a facelift?
There is a recent surge among middle-aged Americans wanting to maintain a younger look. Acupuncture is gaining popularity as an alternative method to surgery, laser/chemical ...