Category Archives : Acupuncture

Acupuncture for Primary Dysmenorrhea

Acupuncturist generally experience a more difficult challenge relieving PMS pain once the pain has begun its onset.  It is typically more effective to treat PMS before the cramps commence.  Below is a neat study that had an adequate sample size (n=600) with multiple arms that looked at that question in addition to which points provide […]

Microsoft Word - A Clinical Trial of Acupuncture about Time-vary

nserting Needles Into the Body: Brain Activity Associated With Acupuncture Needle Stimulation

This is a meta-analysis which means that gather many different research papers and focus on combining and contrasting different studies to draw a conclusion.  In this paper they showed the via functional MRI (fMRI) the brain response for needling is different than other stimulation at the same point. Abstract Acupuncture is a therapeutic treatment that […]

Acupuncture In Addition to SSRI For Depression

Acupuncture studies that try to fit in the standardized placebo controlled model of so called “Evidenced Based Medicine” is sometimes fruitless.  How do you really create an acupuncture placebo?   Many teams have come up with various options, but the fact is with all these placebo’s you are still doing some sort of treatment.    In the […]

Acupuncture Is A Cost-Effective Healthcare Option

The lack of acupuncture coverage by insurance companies in Massachusetts at best disappointing.  Very few companies actually cover acupuncture treatments.  I know I save insurance companies  tens of thousands each year.  I have little doubt that my acupuncture colleagues in Massachusetts in total save insurance companies many millions.   We would save insurance companies more […]

Natural Solutions for Pregnancy Complications

Pregnancy is a critical time for smart dietary choices and proper nutritional support to improve the health of a baby.  But  pregnancy and childbirth in the opinion of many has become has become a pathology and medical procedure with excessive interventions that can negatively influence a mother and babies’ health. Of course a small percentage […]

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