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Acupuncture For Weight Loss

Behavior-oriented interventions can help overweight adults achieve meaningful weight loss, suggests findings of an Archives of Internal Medicine systematic review. As an alternative therapy, using acupuncture for weight loss, when combined in a comprehensive weight loss program involving diet modification and exercise, has been shown to have positive effects. … Read More

Stress Management Programs And Meditation

Stress management programs like Transcendental Meditation should be implemented to help manage coronary heart disease in patients, according to a new editorial written by a Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute physician, C. Noel Bairey Merz, M.D., and published in Archives of Internal Medicine. Acupuncture and other TCM therapies can treat symptoms of stress including: Headaches, pain, fatigue, sleep disorders, mood swings, allergies, sinus conditions, and reproductive disorders. … Read More

Yoga For Rheumatoid Arthritis

 Individuals who practice yoga for rheumatoid arthritis who show significant improvements in disease activity, according to a new Emirates Arthritis Foundation study. … Read More

Treating Pain With Hypnosis

Many people recognize the benefits of using hypnosis to lose weight, stop smoking or to manage stress. However, few have benefited from treating pain with hypnosis. Hypnosis is a state of altered awareness in which thoughts and feelings are relaxed and more easily distracted from painful or negative ones. … Read More

Pain Management With CAM

Many complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies are effective for the management of acute and chronic pain conditions, including acupuncture, massage, relaxation techniques, and tai chi. … Read More

Health Care Practitioners Recommend CAM

More than 30 percent of people use some form of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and that number continues to rise, attributed mostly to increases in the use of mind-body therapies like yoga, meditation and deep breathing exercises. … Read More

Managing Menopausal Hot Flashes With Acupuncture

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. … Read More

Back Pain Treatable With Herbal Medicine And Acupuncture

Many people experience back pain at some point in their lives. According to the National Institutes of Health, back pain is the second most common neurological disorder in the United States, following headaches. A large proportion of individuals with back pain use complementary and alternative medicine therapies, such as herbal medicine and acupuncture. … Read More

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