Acupuncture May Cut Arthralgia From Aromatase Inhibitors

Clinical significance of the pain reduction remains uncertain
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Rheumatology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

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Decreases seen in hot flushes, day - and - night sweats, sleep problems, emotional and physical symptoms
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news
-Liang Ou Acupuncture is a practice of treatment based on influencing specific points on the body by inserting needles. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the aim of acupuncture treatment for pain management is to use specific acupoints to relieve excess, activate qi (or vital energy), and improve blood circulation. In this context, the Hegu point is one of the most widely-used acupoints for this purpose, and it has been linked to having an analgesic effect. However, there exists considerable debate as to its scientific validity. In this pilot study, we aim to identify the functional connectivity related to the...
Source: Sensors - Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 11 January 2019Source: European Journal of Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): Shuhan Gu, Hebin Lang, Jianhui Gan, Zhiwen Zheng, Fang Zhao, Qing TuAbstractIntroductionAcupuncture is widely used as perioperative analgesia and promotes postoperative physical recovery. Transcutaneous electrical acupoint stimulation (TEAS) is a kind of acupuncture method that has many advantages. However, there has been little study on application of TEAS in laparoscopic radical gastrectomy. This is a study exploring the effects of TEAS on gastrointestinal function recovery after laparoscopic radical gastrectomy t...
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 25 December 2018Source: World Journal of Acupuncture - MoxibustionAuthor(s): Pei WANG, Cai-rong Z HANG, De-chun CHEN, Ke-qing ZHUANG, Zhi-lan HUANG, Can DONG, Han-qing HONG, Zhi-zhong RUANAbstractObjectiveTo compare the clinical efficacy differences of acupotomy therapy guided by the meridian sinew theory and acupotomy therapy guided by the anatomy theory of western medicine in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.MethodsSixty-three patients were randomly divided into the acupotomy group of the meridian sinew theory (Group A, n=32) and the acupotomy group of the anatomy theory (Group B, n...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
(Natural News) Integrative medicine approaches, such as acupuncture and yoga, have great potential in treating pain. A review published in the journal Anesthesia &Analgesia reported that acupuncture, yoga, and other integrative medicine approaches have shown at least preliminary evidence of effectiveness in pain management. For the review, a team of researchers led by Yuan-Chi...
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Publication date: October 2018Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine, Volume 23Author(s): Ebru YilmazAbstractIntroductionBecause of no consensus on the best treatment for management of lateral epicondylitis, other alternative treatment options need to be explored for pain relief and cure of the condition. Local steroid injection mostly diminishes pain but with increased recurrence rate long-term, although steroid injection is very effective short-term. However, there is limited data for skin complications related to local steroid injection (depigmentation, skin atrophy). Neural therapy provides healing by applyin...
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 29 September 2018Source: European Journal of Integrative MedicineAuthor(s): Ebru YilmazAbstractIntroductionBecause of no consensus on the best treatment for management of lateral epicondylitis, the other alternative treatment options need to be explored for pain relief and cure of the disease process. Local steroid injection mostly diminish along with increased recurrence rate at long-term although steroid injection is very effective at short-term. However, there is limited data for skin complications related to local steroid injection (depigmentation, skin atrophy). Neural therapy provid...
Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine - 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...
Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news
The gold standard analgesic regimen for cesarean delivery is intrathecal morphine,1 which dramatically reduces post-cesarean pain but can cause dose-related adverse effects including pruritus, nausea, and vomiting. Although pruritus is usually considered a minor adverse effect, pruritus induced by intrathecal morphine is sometimes unpleasant and difficult to treat, as there are few effective treatment and prevention strategies.2 Some mothers experience persistent pruritus during the initial childrearing period after cesarean delivery, and clinically we often find women who are unwilling to receive intrathecal morphine at a...
Source: International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
Publication date: June 2018Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies, Volume 11, Issue 3Author(s): Lauren N. Spezia Adachi, Rafael Vercelino, Carla de Oliveira, Vanessa L. Scarabelot, Andressa de Souza, Liciane F. Medeiros, Stefania G. Cioato, Wolnei Caumo, Iraci L.S. TorresAbstractThe present study aimed to determine whether isoflurane interferes with the analgesic effects of acupuncture (Ac) and electroacupuncture (EA), using a neuropathic pain (NP) rat model. In total, 140 male Wistar rats were used; isoflurane-induced nociceptive response was evaluated using the von Frey test, serum calcium-binding protein &b...
Source: Journal of Acupuncture and Meridian Studies - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
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