31 Dec

Acupuncture and herbs treating itching during pregnancy

Itching during pregnancy is quite common. Around twenty percent of pregnancy has skin issue like itching. Normally itching areas are in stretched and dry place which can be alleviated by applying fragrance-free lotion or cream. However, for some itchy skin conditions, such as eczema, can get worse during pregnancy. And the situation can get worse […]

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28 Dec

Acupuncture treats Bradycardia | Slow Heart Rate

Bradycardia: heart beat too slow. Physically active adults (and some athletes) can have a resting heart rate slower than 60 BPM but it doesn’t cause problems and is normal for them. People heart rate can fall below 60 BPM during deep sleep. However, if the slow heart rate causing problems such as insufficient blood flow […]

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28 Dec

Acupuncture treats hot flushes – researches

Acupuncture has been used to treat menopause hot flashes. Questions on whether, why and how that works have been around in the western medical community for a long time. Even with the researchers conducted so far, these topics may still go on. Science is a study to explain the phenomena with existing human knowledge. However, […]

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18 Dec

Large study suggests acupuncture could help women stick with unpleasant cancer treatments.

Interest in acupuncture has grown because of its effectiveness and concerns over the use of opioid-based pain-relief drugs, which can be extremely addictive and nasty side effects. Besides more and more patients seek treatment in private acupuncture clinic. Many cancer centers in the United States also offer complementary therapies for pain relief. Almost 90% of […]

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18 Dec

Acupuncture is effective in treating PCOS infertility

Recent article published in Journal of Chinese Acupuncture & Moxibustion December 2017 questioned the acupuncture for PCOS research result published in JAMA. In June 2017, Dr.Wu published In JAMA online titled”Effect of Acupuncture and Clomiphene in Chinese Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, A Randomized Clinical Trial”. Dr Wu and colleagues studied 1000 patients with PCOS […]

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14 Nov

Response to “I think acupuncture is a useless pursuit in IVF.”

Recently someone posted a blog saying”TCM and homeopathy are increasingly being scrutinized as quackery.”, I am not homeopathy doctor, so I leave it to homeopathy society to answer. In regard to TCM and acupuncture, my comment is: Life is precious and health is important for each one of us. We value critical mind and independent […]

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30 Oct

Is all Chinese Medicine herbs dietary supplement?

NO. not all Chinese Medicine herbs are dietary supplements. There are about 5 thousand herbs documented inside Chinese Medicine herbology. There are a few hundred herbs are defined as the dietary supplement which is safe to consume in a reasonable long time. Currently, about 83 herbs are documented in Chinese FDA as the food. The […]

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30 Oct

dry needling is a term to bypass acupuncture law

Inside Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture the first, herbal medicine the second, moxibustion and acupressure are four major branches of treatment modality. Most of the time, their treatment is based on the meridian, eight principals, and other theories. Other time, like acupuncture, moxibustion, and acupressure, they are based on trigger point/response point plus the previous theories. Therefore […]

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09 Sep

Harvard Study shows differences in effects of ‘real’ and ‘sham’ acupuncture

For decades in the West, there has been so much adverse comments from “scientific society” on effect cause of acupuncture. One says acupuncture is just a superstitious and unscientific. It may be just a psychological placebo effect. These stories were further “strengthened” or “proved” by researches on ‘real’ and ‘sham’ acupuncture. The setting on ‘sham” […]

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31 Aug

Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Support Cancer Patients

The role of Acupuncture in Cancer Treatment The role of acupuncture in the curative group is in its adjunctive use in: anesthesia in post-operative pain control, Nausea and Vomiting and in aiding and hastening recovery from the side effects of the various therapies.  Acupuncture is effective for control of pain, of local swelling post-operatively, for […]

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