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

Planning Your New Year’s Weight Loss Resolution

Posted January 04, 2012 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage Therapy, Holistic Medicine

Breaking down your New Year’s weight loss resolution into small, manageable tasks you can work on every day is the best road to success. … Read More

Tai Chi For Psychological Well-Being

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Red Meat Increases Risk Of Diabetes

According to a new Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) study the regular consumption of processed red meat increases risk of diabetes in adults. The study also shows that replacing red meat with healthier proteins, such as low-fat dairy, nuts or whole grains, can significantly lower the risk. … 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

Yoga For Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted November 30, 2011 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Holistic Medicine

 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

Posted November 18, 2011 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Massage Therapy, Holistic Medicine

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

Posted November 11, 2011 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Alternative Medicine, Holistic Medicine

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

Meditation and Acupuncture for Stress | Acupuncture School | Miami, FL

Stress is a widespread problem a large number of Americans deal with on a daily basis. According to the Global Organization for Stress, three quarters of adults said they had moderate to high levels of stress during the previous month and nearly 50 percent reported their stress increasing during the prior year. Eighty percent of workers feel stress on the job and have trouble managing it, and the condition is a concern for high school age children. What should you do if — like many — you experience stress? Luckily, there are natural solutions to stress.  … 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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