Acupuncture in migraine prophylaxis in Czech patients: an open-label randomized controlled trial

Source: Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment Source Type: research

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In this study, we conducted a cross-sectional survey among 419 acupuncturists nation-wide to investigate the top 10 and top 99 acupuncture indications in private clinics in the United States. We found the top 10 indications to be: lower back pain, depression, anxiety, headache, arthritis, allergies, general pain, female infertility, insomnia, neck pain and frozen shoulder. Among the top 99 indications, pain represents the largest category; and mental health management, especially for mood disorders, is in greatest demand. The following popular groups are: immune system dysfunctions, gastrointestinal diseases, gynecology an...
Source: The American Journal of Chinese Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Am J Chin Med Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 September 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Abdurachman, Krisnawan Andy Pradana, Hamzah, Hendy HendartoAbstractThe patient with dysmenorrhea was treated by needling at Tàichōng (太冲 LR 3) , 4 times of treatment was given and the nausea, migraine and pain scale of the patient were alleviated and finally disappeared. Until the next two menstrual period, patient didn't have similar complaints. The author recommended for other acupuncturists to utilize LR 3 as complementary therapy for relieving pain at primary dysmenorrhea.
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies, Volume 11, Issue 4Author(s): H. Chu, C. Kim, J. Seo, J.K. Kim, Y. Moon, K.K. Sung, S. Lee
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: August 2018Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies, Volume 11, Issue 4Author(s): F.G. Ural, H. Nazlikul
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
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ConclusionsAcupuncture can be considered an auxiliary treatment for chronic headache, reducing the intensity of pain, the number of crisis, the quantity of analgesics used, and improving the quality of life in patients with this painful condition.
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusion: Acupuncture therapy in Liv3 effectively helps to relieve pain at dysmenorrhea.
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Conclusions: In treatment of headaches, the effectiveness of acupuncture can be increased if the acupuncture practitioner identifies, or modifies, the point selection and/or location to identify active points. As the acupuncture practitioner examines the active points, he or she can monitor the treatment's progress by palpating the points while observing and communicating with the patient about whether or not the headache is being reproduced. PMID: 30147822 [PubMed]
Source: Acupuncture in Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Tags: Med Acupunct Source Type: research
ConclusionsAcupuncture can be considered an auxiliary treatment for chronic headache, reducing the intensity of pain, the number of crisis, the quantity of analgesics used, and improving the quality of life in patients with this painful condition.
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 28 June 2018Source: Journal of Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): Jia Xu, Fu-qing Zhang, Jian Pei, Jun JiAbstractBackgroundMigraine without aura (MWoA), the most common type of migraine, has greatly impacts on quality of life for migraineurs. Acupuncture is used in the treatment and prevention of migraine for its analgesic effects.ObjectiveThe aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis is to systematically assess the therapeutic and preventive effect of acupuncture treatment and its safety for MWoA.Search strategyNine electronic databases (PubMed, MEDLINE, Cochrane Library, Lilacs, Embas...
Source: Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
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