How acupuncture helps you lose weight

(Natural News) Losing weight is a lifelong struggle for most people, and most of them are willing to try everything, from trying the latest diets and exercise fads, to going under the knife just to get rid of excess fat and sculpt the body into a more desirable shape. The principle is easy enough, but...
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Authors: Liu CZ, Chen JD, Zhang M PMID: 30647763 [PubMed]
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(Natural News) Your central nervous system consists of your brain and your spinal cord, while your peripheral nervous system connects these to the rest of your body. Peripheral neuropathy occurs when your peripheral nervous system malfunctions, causing weakness, numbness, feelings of “pins and needles,” and pain in your body. If you suffer from peripheral neuropathy,...
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ConclusionConservative non-pharmacologic therapies reflect an adequate strategy to relief pain in elite athletes. Chronic states of pain reflect more complex scenarios requiring further comprehensive techniques. Future research should thus also address multimodal approaches combining several of the mentioned therapies.RésuméActualitésLa douleur aiguë est un signe d’alerte qui induit l’arrêt de la pratique sportive. Lorsqu’elle se prolonge, la douleur limite l’activité de l’athlète et peut anticiper la fin de sa carrière. Soigner la douleur e...
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This study is a randomized, patient-assessor blind, two-arm, parallel, non-penetrating, sham-controlled clinical trial. Eligible participants will include adults (aged 19 –70 years old) with a clinical diagnosis of chronic sciatica (40 mm or more of a 100-mm visual analog scale (VAS) for bothersomeness) blinded to the treatment received. Patients will be randomly allocated into the acupuncture treatment group (manual acupuncture plus electroacupuncture (EA),n = 34) or the sham acupuncture control group (sham acupuncture plus placebo EA without electrical stimulation,n = 34). Grou...
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(Natural News) Cupping therapy goes way back to ancient Chinese medicinal practices, but it has been gaining popularity today. It is a form of acupuncture that uses cups instead of needles, which are made from different materials, such as bamboo, silicone, plastic, and glass. During a cupping session, around three to five cups are placed onto...
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Condition:   Pain Interventions:   Device: electroacupuncture;   Drug: antihistamine(low dose) chlorpheniramine (Dexchlorpheniramine maleate);   Drug: antihistamine(high dose) chlorpheniramine (Dexchlorpheniramine maleate);   Device: acupuncture Sponsor:   China Medical University Hospital Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Schizophrenia Interventions:   Device: acupuncture;   Drug: Amisulpride Sponsor:   Shanghai Mental Health Center Enrolling by invitation
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(Natural News) Acupuncture offers a bevy of benefits, but for some people, the idea of sticking needles in the body throws them off. Fortunately, a study in the Journal of Alternative and Contemporary Medicine suggests using electricity instead of needles in treating neck pain. The research, a collaboration between American and British scientists looked at whether the use...
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Axial spondyloarthritis (AxSpA) is a chronic disease which results in fatigue, pain, and reduced quality of life (QoL). Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), especially acupuncture, has shown promise in managing...
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(Natural News) In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), acupuncture is often used to relieve pain and other health complaints. According to the results of a study, acupuncture is just as effective as drug therapy when treating high blood pressure (hypertension). The study was conducted by researchers from the Jiaozuo Tongren Hospital in China. Can acupuncture reduce high...
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