01 Sep

Acupuncture and physical exercise can help blood pressure/hypertension, insulin resistance and stress for PCOS

Effects of acupuncture and exercise on insulin sensitivity, adipose tissue characteristics, and markers of coagulation and fibrinolysis in women with polycystic ovary syndrome: secondary analyses of a randomized controlled trial Elisabet Stener-Victorin, Ph.D.,a,b Fariba Baghaei, Ph.D., M.D.,c Goran Holm, Ph.D., M.D., € d Per Olof Janson, Ph.D., M.D.,e Gunilla Olivecrona, Ph.D.,f Malin Lonn, Ph.D., € […]

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20 Sep

Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Cramps)

Following is note shared by “YingYang House” Dysmenorrhea is painful menstruation that arises before, during a/or after menstruation. The pain is mainly in the lower abdomen, however, it can occur in the lower back a/or running down the legs. Etiology & Pathology: Etiology: Emotional Factors – strong emotions (depression, anger) may lead to stagnation of […]

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30 Jul

Menstrual Pain: Acupuncture Treating Study

In a German study in 2008, 201 women were randomly assigned to acupuncture or no treatment for menstrual pain, severe cramps and discomfort.  The majority of patients receiving acupuncture reported at least a 33 percent improvement in their pain level. It was observed that after three months of treatment the average pain score was 3.1 […]

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29 Jul

Painful Menstrual Cramps: Chinese Herbs can help

  — Cathy Margolin, L.Ac An international nonprofit organization, known as the Cochrane Collaboration, studied the effectiveness of Chinese herbal medicine in relieving menstrual pain compared to western drugs.  Their conclusion:  “Chinese herbal medicine for primary dysmenorrhea roughly doubled pain relief and improvement in overall symptoms compared with conventional Western pharmaceuticals,” reported Xiaoshu Zhu. (1) Here […]

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