For people receiving health care for low back pain, symptoms will improve significantly in the first six weeks, but pain may linger even after one year, according to a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. As a holistic therapy, acupuncture for low back pain offers short-term decrease … Read More
Women and doctors need to be more aware of the treatment possibilities for menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, according to a new report from the International Menopause Society (IMS). As a holistic therapy, acupuncture can safely treat menopausal symptoms by regulating hormone levels.
The majority of women suffer from … Read More
Fibromyalgia is a medically unexplained syndrome affecting the muscles and connective tissues. Currently, the disease affects as many as 12 million Americans and has been reported two times as prevalent in deployed veterans. Acupuncture may be helpful as an adjunctive therapy for fibromyalgia.
“Agonizing pain, debilitating fatigue, joint stiffness, and … Read More
Mantra-based meditation can have a positive impact on emotional responses to stress, fatigue and anxiety in adults with memory impairment and memory loss, researchers at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital have determined. Their findings are published in the recent issue of Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine.
Their study placed … Read More