04 Jan

Depression a common disorder in US

Depression is a common disorder in America. Acupuncture is very effective in depression treatment. The mechanism is, at least, it could activate more endomorphine-1, beta endorphin, encephalin, serotonin and dopamine in brain. Endorphin and serotonin are substances which maintained good mood, as well as physical condition. Dopamine is a basis of desire. These mechanism are […]

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14 Sep

Herbs study Black cohosh and Sant Jone Warts

Black cohosh 「黑升麻」 has commonly been used to treat symptoms of menopause, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), painful menstruation, acne, weakened bones (osteoporosis), and for starting labor in pregnant women. Black cohosh has also been tried for a lot of additional uses, such as anxiety, rheumatism, fever, sore throat, and cough, but it is not often used […]

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26 Aug

Neurological disorder: Essential tremor (ET) and kinetic tremor

Essential tremor is commonly described as an action tremor (it intensifies when one tries to use the affected muscles) rather than a resting tremor; rigidity, such as is seen in Parkinson’s. It typically involves a tremor of the arms, hands or fingers but sometimes involving the head or other body parts during voluntary movements. There […]

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06 Sep

Post-partum disorders

Acupuncture for Post-partum disorders  When time is possible, the new mother should be encouraged to get acupuncture treatment after delivery. The restoration of her own health is imperative for her own well being and for her ability to be present for her newborn. Among the conditions that acupuncture can address after birth are: Fatigue Postpartum […]

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29 Jul

Irritability, Anxiety and Moodiness

  Often irritability and moodiness are the consequence of chronic stress in your life. Over time these emotions can progress into more serious emotional conditions such as anxiety and depression as well as other health conditions such as digestive problems, trouble sleeping and the tendency to get sick more frequently.  Liver Qi Stagnation and Emotions  […]

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29 Jul

Acupuncture treating Anxiety, Stress and Depression

Anxiety comes in a wide range of manifestations, from mild worrying to more physical responses such as nausea, insomnia, shortness of breath and panic attacks.  Some anxiety is a healthy response to the stress of daily life and new situations; however, anxiety that occurs randomly or excessively is a sign to take notice.  Acupuncture and […]

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