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An unintended, unwelcome consequence of joint replacement or reconstruction surgery, arthroplasty is a bad case of the hiccups. To help mitigate this side effect, researchers set out to discover if acupuncture could provide some relief.The ...

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A 2017 study confirmed that women can self-apply acupressure to mitigate symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Acupressure is an Oriental Medicine therapy that uses manual manipulation to specific areas of the body. Researchers set out ...

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The Oriental medicine and acupuncture community recently mourned the death of Giovanni Maciocia. He passed away peacefully at the age of 73 on March 9, 2018. His career and contributions to the field occurred over ...

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Psychiatrist, philosopher, civil rights activist, visionary, teacher, rebel, co-founder of the North American Detoxification Association (NADA)—all of these words and titles describe the late Dr. Michael O. Smith, who passed away in December of 2017 ...

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A recent 2017 White Paper investigated acupuncture as part of a solution to the current opioid epidemic in the US. The paper is called "Acupuncture's Role in Solving the Opioid Epidemic: Evidence, Cost-Effectiveness, and Care ...

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The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) declared acupuncture as one of the nonpharmacologic therapies recommended for the treatment of pain. This information comes out of their document entitled, "FDA Education Blueprint for Health Care Providers Involved ...

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The contact form on your Acufinder.com listing has been updated to comply with recent HIPPA standards for online sign-up forms. All other Acufinder.com listing and newsletter management has not changed and is still accessible through ...

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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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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 are the world's leading cause of death, claiming 17.3 million ...

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Mark your calendar! October 24th is Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Day. Designated to educate and raise awareness of acupuncture and Oriental medicine this national day of observance is spearheaded by the National Certification Commission ...

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Acupuncture Effective for TMJ Patients suffering TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) can find relief from acupuncture.  Research conducted at the Ribeirão Preto Dental School, São Paulo University in Brazil, found that after 3 months of acupuncture ...

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Everywhere you turn; there are stories about celebrities getting acupuncture.  Supermodel, Elle Macpherson, recently said in an interview with UK tabloid, News of the World, "I have acupuncture regularly and I see a Chinese doctor ...

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In a study published in the journal, Digestion, acupuncture was found effective for treating Crohn's disease.Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease which involves chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. The main symptoms of Crohn's disease ...

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The American Journal of Epidemiology recently published a study that showed that acupuncture can significantly relieve allergic rhinitis symptoms.In this German study, 5,237 men and women were analyzed to evaluate the effectiveness of acupuncture in ...

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Acupuncture is not just for people anymore, it is also for the earth.  Artist, Adam Kuby, has taken Feng Shui to the next level by attempting to shift the energetics of the environment with acupuncture ...

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The latest study, published in the March, 2008 journal, Headache confirms that acupuncture significantly reduces migraines and works better that drugs alone.  The study, conducted at the University of Padua in Italy by Dr. Enrico ...

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Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego has been home to the National Football League's Chargers, Major League Baseball's Padres, concerts, car sales, and fireworks shows. But during the week of October 22, the stadium found a ...

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One of the greatest challenges to mainstream Western medicine's acceptance of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) has been the contrast between the ancient principles and language of TCM and its more modern counterpart.New research from the ...

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Paul Magarelli, M.D., Ph.D., an infertility physician at the Reproductive Medicine & Fertility Center, and Diane Cridennda, L.Ac., an acupuncturist at East Winds, both centers in Colorado Springs, Colo., published their evidence of acupuncture’s demonstrable ...

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Acupuncture is now officially recommended for lung cancer patients experiencing fatigue, dyspnea, chemotherapy-induced neuropathy, or to soothe symptoms of pain or nausea and vomiting.Evidence-based guidelines published by the American College of Chest Physicians in September ...

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Acupuncture reduces nighttime hot flashes caused by menopause, according to a study published in the journal, Fertility and Sterility. Researchers found seven weeks of acupuncture treatment reduced the severity of nighttime hot flashes by 28 ...

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The June 2007 edition of the Mayo Clinic Proceedings reports on a study that found acupuncture helpful in treating the fatigue and anxiety commonly experienced by fibromyalgia patients.  The study lends credence to patients' belief ...

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A British study published in September 2006 found that acupuncture showed the greatest benefit for patients who suffer pain in the lower back, and is a cost-effective way to treat the problem. Lower back pain ...

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A major computer screening of traditional Chinese herbs found more than 62 percent of the 240 plants species studied contained chemical compounds that indicate possible activity against at least one disease. Another 53 percent showed ...

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A Norwegian research study has found that people with osteoarthritic knee pain may experience relief through electroacupuncture, low-level laser therapy, or electrical nerve stimulation.Dr. Jan M. Bjordal and his team at Bergen University College analyzed ...

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When the City of Berkeley, Calif., was looking for ways to reduce aggressive panhandling by homeless people in the mid-1990s, the community got some much-needed help in the person, practice, and philosophy of Hope McDonnell. A ...

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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 dietary supplements for treating high cholesterol, may contain an unauthorized ...

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One of the most common side effects of chemotherapy, nausea, may be most effectively treated by traditional Chinese herbs, according to a recent study. Researchers from Hong Kong, China, and England’s University ...

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One of the main stumbling blocks to greater acceptance for acupuncture in the West is the lack of understanding of how it works. This began to change with the publication of a seminal report by ...

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The Pan-African Acupuncture Project trains health care workers in Africa to use acupuncture for HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.Have you ever wondered if one person can make a difference in helping soothe the suffering of many? ...

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A randomized controlled trial in Germany found that acupuncture cut tension headache rates almost in half.Researchers divided 270 patients who reported similarly severe tension headaches into three groups for the study. Over the project’s eight-week ...

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WASHINGTON--Any easing of the current Chinese ban on trading products made from tigers is likely a death sentence for the endangered cats, according to a new TRAFFIC report released today by World Wildlife Fund and ...

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Healing SpeciesTCM practitioners are joining forces with governments and wildlife organizations to stop the trade in products made from endangered species.The growing popularity of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) throughout America and the rest of the ...

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A Norwegian study published in the June 2004 issue of Pain found that people who received acupuncture reported less pain three years later than people with similar pain who received a “dummy” treatment. Researchers at ...

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A 2005 Swedish research study found that acupuncture, along with strengthening exercises, help relieve pain in the pelvic girdle for pregnant women and are effective treatment options. There is currently no cure for pregnancy-related pelvic ...

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Film star Gwyneth Paltrow caused quite a stir when she showed up at New York film premiere with round marks on her back from an acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatment. The photo was ...

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Ever wonder where acupuncture needles came from, how they evolved, and how they're used today? Here are some highlights from the history of these ancient healing devices, which are still widely and effectively used today: ...

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After 16 months in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, Acupuncturists Without Borders turns to new projects and places. Diana Fried, a licensed acupuncturist who lives in New Mexico, founded Acupuncturists without Borders ...

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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 levels of electrical stimulation can lower blood pressure elevations by ...

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Can acupuncture offer a natural fertility aid to couples struggling to get pregnant?  Just ask the McSheffertys.Remember that expression, "Only your hairdresser knows for sure?" For Sean and Valerie McShefferty, what Valerie’s hairdresser knew provided ...

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Facial Rejuvenation (Cosmetic Acupuncture) to Erase Wrinkles & Renew Youth, Offers Benefits Over Chemicals or SurgeryThe newest way to replenish the skin, erase lines, and delay the aging process is cosmetic acupuncture (facial rejuvenation), the ...

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