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acupuncture and neck pain

Acupuncture for neck pain treatment

May 5, 2017

Acupuncture for neck pain treatment and prevention A study conducted by the Tzu Chi University in Taiwan demonstrated that cupping, a modality of Traditional Chinese Medicine, provided significant pain relief for chronic neck and shoulder pain. The participants in the study received a total of four cupping therapy treatments that lasted 10 to 15 minutes. They…

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low back pain

Try These Therapies FIRST Before Drugs for Low Back Pain

April 22, 2017

It is always interesting when “new” findings come out in medical journals and hit the news. Just this past week a “groundbreaking” guideline was issued by the American College of Physicians that trying noninvasive treatment first for low back pain has been found to be effective for reducing pain. This guideline was published based on…

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IBS Bothell

Effectiveness of Acupuncture on IBS

March 28, 2017

What does the research say about the effectiveness of Acupuncture on IBS? In a 2014 study published by the World Journal of Gastroenterology, researchers found a positive link between acupuncture and the treatment of symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. Researchers were able to prove through meta-analysis that acupuncture does indeed help prevent and heal symptoms…

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Acupuncture and Crohn's Disease

{Research Update}: Acupuncture for Crohn’s Disease

March 22, 2017

Acupuncture for Crohn’s Disease Acupuncture and moxibustion have been known to be beneficial for those battling Crohn’s disease. But, what’s the science behind that? How do we know it really works. Well, a 2014 study published by Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine sought to answer this question. The study looks at moxibustion and acupuncture and…

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Acupuncture and Digestion

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and Digestion

December 20, 2016

What does the literature say about acupuncture and helping digestion? A 2015 study published by the World Journal of Gastroenterology seeks to explain the connection between acupuncture and the regulation of gastrointestinal function. The study starts by explaining that in China acupuncture has been an effective form in battling gastrointestinal dysfunction diseases for thousands and thousands…

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Acupuncture and Immune System

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and Immune System

April 15, 2016

Acupuncture and Immune System Acupuncture has been proven to be beneficial to the immune system in numerous studies. One study published in the Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2014 analyzed cancer patients after they received acupuncture treatment. The study found that there was a significant increase in blood cells as well as a decrease…

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Natural headache treatment in bothell

Acupuncture Outperforms Drugs in the Treatment of Headaches

February 26, 2015

Acupuncture for the treatment of headaches: Suffer from headaches? Most people report daily headaches that often lead to missed work, poor sleep, and low energy. It is time to get relief and find the root cause for the treatment of headaches. Understanding tension headaches Tension headaches are just that. Headaches that are triggered by muscle…

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