Acupuncture And Digestion

Digestion is one of the main reference points for gauging one’s overall health. Some frequently asked questions about acupuncture for the treatment of digestive disorders: … Read More

Hormones And Acupuncture for Weight Loss?

Giving overweight individuals a gut hormone that suppresses appetite can lead to beneficial weight loss as well as reduced blood pressure and cholesterol levels, according to a bmj.com study. For individuals combating weight gain, acupuncture can aid in weight loss when combined with a low-calorie diet and exercise. … Read More

Holistic Tips To Quit Smoking

Countless people make the New Year’s resolution to quit smoking. While quitting smoking is extremely difficult—six out of ten smokers require multiple quit attempts to stop smoking—preparing a quit-smoking plan can greatly improve a person’s chance for success. Including acupuncture in your quit-smoking plan can aid in managing withdrawal symptoms such as nicotine cravings, irritability and increased appetite. … Read More

Chinese Herbs For Allergies

Posted January 16, 2012 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Complementary and alternative medicine may give allergy and asthma sufferers new options for treating symptoms, according to allergists at the annual scientific meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) in Phoenix. … Read More

Acupuncture For Shoulder Pain

Acupuncture is an effective alternative to conventional orthopedic treatments for chronic shoulder pain, according to a new study from Germany’s Ruhr University Bochum, a public university. … Read More

Massage And Acupuncture For Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disease, affecting 27 million Americans. Many people experiencing osteoarthritis choose massage and acupuncture for the treatment of the inflammation, pain and stiffness associated with the condition. … Read More

Smokers Benefit From Acupuncture And Other Treatments

Most American adults who smoke wish they could quit, and more than half have tried within the past year, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. For those who have attempted to quit smoking previously without success, and who are motivated to kick the habit, acupuncture can be an effective therapy for smoking cessation. … Read More

Treat Diabetes With Acupuncture

The prevalence of diabetes has risen or at best remained unchanged in virtually every part of the world over the last three decades. A new international study published in The Lancet collating worldwide data on diabetes since 1980 has found that the number of adults with the disease reached 347 million in 2008, more than double the number in 1980. As a holistic therapy, acupuncture can be utilized for the treatment of diabetes to normalize endocrine function. … Read More

Tai Chi For Psychological Well-Being

Tai Chi For Psychological Well-Being … Read More

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

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

Lowering Blood Pressure With Acupuncture

High blood pressure is often treated with lifestyle recommendations associated with diet, exercise and weight loss in combination with drug therapy. However, some individuals seek out alternative therapies due to an inability to enact healthy lifestyle changes or who continue to experience high blood pressure although they lead a healthy lifestyle. Acupuncture is a holistic therapy which can effectively regulate blood pressure. … Read More

Benefits Of Acupuncture For Infertility

Acupuncture can be beneficial in the treatment of many infertility-related conditions including: Uterine fibroids, hormonal imbalance, amenorrhea, recurrent miscarriage, and endometriosis. Acupuncture improves ovarian function by regulating the endocrine system, which aids in stabilizing hormone levels. … Read More

Herbal Medicine: A Holistic Alternative

Posted September 21, 2011 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Herbal medicine, also called phytomedicine, utilizes a plant’s flowers, leaves, bark, berries, and roots for medical purposes. Herbalism has a long tradition of use outside of allopathic medicine. It continues to become more mainstream as research shows the value of herbal medicine in disease prevention and treatment. … Read More

Subscribe to Email Updates

Sign Up for the AMC Newsletter

Recent Posts