Acupuncture Tied to Less Bothersome Hot Flashes in Menopause
(MedPage Today) -- Randomized analysis lacked a comparator group, however (Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology)
Source: MedPage Today Endocrinology - February 22, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Study: FPs Who Learn Acupuncture Prescribe Fewer Opioids
A recently published survey of family physicians found that those who received training in acupuncture prescribed fewer opioids to patients with chronic noncancer pain than those without acupuncture training. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - February 21, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Acupuncture Alleviates Moderate - to - Severe Menopause Symptoms
Decreases seen in hot flushes, day - and - night sweats, sleep problems, emotional and physical symptoms (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - February 21, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Acupuncture Alleviates Moderate-to-Severe Menopause Symptoms
THURSDAY, Feb. 21, 2019 -- A brief acupuncture intervention is associated with reductions in moderate-to-severe menopausal symptoms, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in BMJ Open. Kamma Sundgaard Lund, Ph.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Acupuncture may reduce menopause symptoms
A recent study investigated whether acupuncture might be a useful, nonpharmaceutical way to minimize some of the symptoms that occur during menopause. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal Symptoms
Title: Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal SymptomsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Menopause General)
Source: MedicineNet Menopause General - February 21, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal Symptoms
Compared with women who didn't get acupuncture, those who did had significant reductions in hot flashes, a recent study found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture Could Help Ease Menopausal Symptoms
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 -- Could an ancient Chinese practice come to the rescue for women struggling with menopausal symptoms? New Danish research suggests that -- for some women at least -- acupuncture might bring relief. " Acupuncture for... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
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Peer support, healing hands may curb prescription opioid misuse
(University of California - San Francisco) A program offering group support, acupuncture, mindfulness, massage and gentle exercise may help prevent patients on prescription opioids from spiraling down to drug misuse, overdose and death, according to a study led by researchers at UCSF. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Acupuncture may help ease troublesome menopausal symptoms
Linked to reductions in hot flushes, sweating, mood swings, sleep disturbance, skin and hair problems, although placebo effect can ’t be ruled out Related items fromOnMedica Antibiotic scrip rates lower in CAM-trained practices Vaginal oestradiol tablet no better than placebo Is crowdfunding for cancer patients paying for ‘quackery’? Cancer patients using complementary meds die sooner Don ’t deny menopausal women HRT and explain pros and cons, doctors told (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
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Effectiveness and safety of fire-needle moxibustion on insomnia: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis - Liu C, Chen Z, Li T, Yang Z, Zhang Q, Yin J, Zhou P, Fu W, Chen B.
BACKGROUND: Fire-needle moxibustion (FNM) is an ancient method of external therapy that combines acupuncture with moxibustion, and has the property of high temperature resistance. Insomnia is a major public health problem and strongly associated with a hig... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Treating knee osteoarthritis naturally through whole body mechanical vibration combined with acupuncture for reducing pain
(Natural News) If you have older parents or grandparents, you more than likely know at least one person with osteoarthritis. The most common form of arthritis, osteoarthritis usually affects the hands, knees and hips, and is caused when the cartilage and bones within a joint begin to break down. The condition worsens slowly over time,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Moxibustion is an effective alternative cancer treatment, according to study
(Natural News) When people think of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one of the things that come to mind is acupuncture and herbs. However, a study published in the African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines looked at the benefits of moxibustion and its potential to prevent cell death and decrease the likelihood of gastric dysplasia — a condition... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Systematic review finds acupuncture to be highly effective at treating anxiety disorders
(Natural News) Acupuncture and electroacupuncture have seen considerable testing and use in amending various kinds of anxiety disorders. A recent systematic review conducted by Portuguese researchers winnowed through these many clinical trials to determine the effectiveness of these modalities. Anxiety-related disorders are some of the most common health issues that affect the brain. They comprise a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Studying the potential of acupuncture as an alternative treatment for osteoporosis
(Natural News) The idea of inserting needles through your skin may not be appealing, but acupuncture is actually an effective therapy for many conditions, including osteoporosis. Many studies have investigated the use of this traditional Chinese medicine in the treatment of osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition that makes the bones weak and fragile, increasing the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Integrative medicine improves the physical and mental health of people with allergic asthma
(Natural News) Allergies (which are triggered by different allergens) and asthma (a chronic lung disease) are two different conditions, but there are people who suffer from something called allergic asthma. Allergic asthma is asthma triggered by an allergic reaction. According to a study, integrative medicine that involves acupuncture can help enhance the physical and mental health of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Can acupuncture be used to treat peripheral neuropathy?
(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,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What you need to know about cupping therapy
(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... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Microcurrent point stimulation found to be a safe alternative therapy for neck pain
(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... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture performs as well as drug therapy for treating high blood pressure
(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... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Traditional Chinese medicine found to ease symptoms of acid reflux
(Natural News) Acupuncture, a staple in traditional Chinese medicine, continues to gain popularity in the U.S. as more Americans try this ancient practice to relieve pain. A survey published in the journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine showed that about 14 million Americans have used acupuncture as part of their health care, a significant increase from only eight million... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alleviating the pain of lumbar disk herniation with acupuncture
(Natural News) There have been many studies that investigated the use of acupuncture to alleviate intense pain caused by all kinds of diseases and injuries. One of the recurring targets of the traditional Chinese treatment is lumbar disk herniation. More commonly known as a “slipped disk” or “ruptured disk,” lumbar disk herniation is the painful instance when one... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Placebos DO work and even cause side effects, leading scientist claims
EXCLUSIVE: Dr Ted Kaptchuk, professor of medicine at Harvard, referenced scans from one of his studies showing patients respond to acupuncture when the needles were not inserted. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture is an effective treatment for headaches associated with traumatic brain injury: Study
(Natural News) Acupuncture is a widely-known traditional Chinese practice. It’s used by many not just for ensuring the balance of the “chi” but also for addressing various illnesses. In a study published in the Medical Acupuncture Journal, researchers found that the practice can also relieve headaches caused by a traumatic brain injury (TBI). According to the Centers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Acupuncture for treatment of persistent disturbed sleep: a randomized clinical trial in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder - Huang W, Johnson TM, Kutner NG, Halpin SN, Weiss P, Griffiths PC, Bliwise DL.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate real, as compared with sham, acupuncture in improving persistent sleep disturbance in veterans with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). METHODS: This sham-controlled randomized clinica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Neck pain can be safely reduced with microcurrent point stimulation
(Natural News) An international study in The Journal of Alternative and Contemporary Medicine has found that microcurrent point simulation can relieve chronic neck pain. The team, which included both American and British researchers, looked at how applying microcurrents to acupuncture points in the lower back can affect neck pain. Acupuncture and microcurrent stimulation have both been used in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Integrative medicine hold great potential for alleviating pain better than opioids
(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... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman, 94, had acupuncture needles buried along her spine for 30 YEARS  
The unnamed woman, believed to be from Toronto, visited a traditional Korean Hari acupuncture clinic in the Canadian city just once. Hari involves leaving needles beneath the skin. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The effects are IMMEDIATE: Just a single acupuncture session can improve muscle strength
(Natural News) For people who need to boost the strength of their muscles as quickly as possible, there are a few ways faster and more effective than through acupuncture. Brazilian researchers can confirm that a single session applied to the muscles of the hand will improve the grip strength almost immediately. The human hand is one of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients school OHSU students on how to treat pain and what to avoid
The future doctors were in the midst of a two-week “intersession” course on pain management and the role of opioids and alternative treatments, including massage, acupuncture and medical marijuana. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Mother gives birth with uterus from deceased donor
Previous uterine transplants have been from live donors who are in short supply Related items fromOnMedica UK to expand trials of womb transplants Epilepsy does not affect chance of pregnancy, or outcomes Acupuncture with IVF does not increase women ’s chance of a baby Patients face postcode lottery for IVF, new data shows Egg freezing for social reasons is not without risk, warns Royal College (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 5, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Chronic nonpulsatile tinnitus can be remedied with acupuncture
(Natural News) Everyone experiences tinnitus every once in a while, but it becomes a cause for worry when it persists longer than it usually does. According to a study published in the Caspian Journal of Internal Medicine, sufferers of chronic non-pulsatile tinnitus can find relief in acupuncture, concluding that the ancient healing art can reduce the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Yoga and acupuncture may help to treat menopause
Yoga and acupuncture may decrease the frequency of menopausal hot flushes, according to research published inMenopause.Reuters (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 3, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Trying to quit smoking? Acupuncture can help
(Natural News) Smoking does nothing good to the body. In fact, it’s a leading cause of disease and disability for almost every organ in the body. It increases the risk of multiple cancers, such as that of the lungs, mouth, throat, stomach, liver, and kidneys. At least 90 percent of lung cancer cases, in particular,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Yoga, acupuncture might ease menopause hot flashes
- Acupuncture and yoga could offer relief from the hot flashes of menopause, a new analysis suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

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... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New scientific study sheds light on why acupuncture is so effective for pain control
(Natural News) When it comes to pain relief, acupuncture reigns supreme. While mainstream medicine has come to rely on harmful pain relievers, new research has demonstrated that acupuncture is a safer, more effective means of relieving pain than conventional pain-killers. More, scientists are finally beginning to understand how, and why, acupuncture is such an effective... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yoga, Acupuncture Might Ease Menopause Hot Flashes Yoga, Acupuncture Might Ease Menopause Hot Flashes
Acupuncture and yoga could offer relief from the hot flashes of menopause, a new analysis suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture as a preventive medicine: Why you should use it even when you're not sick
(Natural News) The idea of sticking pins and needles in your body, especially when you’re already perfectly healthy, might make some people squeamish but acupuncture can actually provide a number of health benefits. It isn’t just for pain relief and treating health conditions, it can also be used to prevent health problems from happening in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How acupuncture benefits your respiratory system
(Natural News) Acupuncture is the ancient Chinese practice of inserting hair-thin needles into the skin to stimulate different body parts. As a form of alternative medicine, it does not directly cure any disease; but can help alleviate symptoms and side effects. Acupuncture is a safe alternative treatment with many health benefits, such as reducing inflammation in your respiratory system. The human... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acupuncture found to be an effective therapy for psoriasis
(Natural News) Treating psoriasis is complicated by the fact that it’s not as well-understood as other skin conditions. According to a review, acupuncture-related approaches can be an effective alternative to conventional treatment methods in providing relief to people with the disease. To put psoriasis simply, it’s a condition where skin tissue grows abnormally fast. This... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coverage for Integrative Pain Therapies on the Horizon Coverage for Integrative Pain Therapies on the Horizon
Healthcare providers, policy makers, insurers, and other stakeholders are making progress in ensuring improved access to integrative pain management therapies such as yoga, acupuncture, and massage.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

More adults are using complementary and alternative medicine in England but access is unequal, finds survey
Use of practitioner-led complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), such as acupuncture, massage, osteopathy and chiropractic treatment, rose from 12 per cent of the population in 2005 to 16 per cent of the population in 2015, according to a survey led by researchers at the University of Bristol's Centre for Academic Primary Care. However, access to these treatments was unequal, with women, those who are better off and those in the south of England more likely to use CAM. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, International; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Acupuncture in the ED Cuts Pain, Reduces Stress, Anxiety Acupuncture in the ED Cuts Pain, Reduces Stress, Anxiety
In the emergency department, acupuncture relieves pain, cuts stress and anxiety, and is acceptable to the majority of patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Acupuncture at these specific points alleviates pain in cancer patients
(Natural News) Cancer causes many adverse complications, including constant pain. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine looked into the viability of using acupuncture to soothe this pain and cause relief to cancer patients. Although cancers are named after the body part where the tumor – or tumors, in some cases... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Medical News Today: Can acupuncture improve fertility?
Many people look for alternatives to hormonal or other drug treatments to improve fertility outcomes. One option is acupuncture. Learn more about it, including whether it works, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fertility Source Type: news

Acupuncture and athletic performance: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute,?two experts talk about how combining acupuncture with physical therapy can help athletes get back in the game?and?how the ancient Chinese practice may also enhance performance. To listen, click the link below. Acupuncture and Athletic Performance (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 5, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Study looks at the exact mechanisms of acupuncture in reducing cognitive impairment among Alzheimer's patients
(Natural News) Acupuncture is one of the most commonly recommended alternative therapies for patients who are suffering from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or Alzheimer’s disease. However, the exact means by which this traditional Chinese medicine improves the brain activity has remained obscure. So researchers took great pains to map out the areas of the brain... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Medical News Today: What are the best remedies for neuropathy from chemo?
Neuropathy from chemo can cause tingling and numbness in the hands and feet. It is a side effect of the chemotherapy drug that a person uses in their cancer treatment. Learn more about the best remedies for neuropathy from chemo, including natural and alternative remedies, such as vitamins, massage, and acupuncture. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

The healing effects of qi for mental health: Using acupuncture and TCM to treat emotional distress
(Natural News) Some of the best remedies for many physical health problems were inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM. With thousands of years of experience and wisdom backing it, the approach has long been a good source of safe yet effective treatments for a variety of ailments. Despite this, it still doesn’t quite get... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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