How Acupuncture Can Treat Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that disrupts normal function of the epithelial cells in the body.  Epithelial cells line the passageways of many of our vital organs, including the lungs, liver, kidneys, reproductive system and the skin. Those who have cystic fibrosis have a defective gene that impairs epithelial cell function. This can lead … Read more How Acupuncture Can Treat Cystic Fibrosis

Acupuncture Relieves Pain and PTSD Symptoms

In April 2019, a team of Italian researchers published a study in Medical Acupuncture that suggests acupuncture may be effective for reducing symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a natural disaster. The research team looked at residents of Amatrice, Italy, were a 6.0-magnitude earthquake in 2016 left nearly 300 people dead and almost … Read more Acupuncture Relieves Pain and PTSD Symptoms

How Acupuncture Treats Back Pain by the definition of Yin and Yang

In Chinese medical theory, the most basic distinction between types of pain is whether they are due to ‘deficiency’ or ‘stagnation,’ both at the site of pain and systemically. In this article, we’ll look at what deficiency pain means. Deficiency Pain Deficiency refers to a lack of one or both of Qi and blood. Each … Read more How Acupuncture Treats Back Pain by the definition of Yin and Yang

5 Reasons Acupuncture Helps Treat Lower Back Pain

Statistics show eight out of 10 people will experience low back pain at some point during their life. Seeking medical treatment for back pain is very common. Typically back pain is fleeting and can be easily resolved with rest, heat and an occasional anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. However, once the damage is done, the recurrence of … Read more 5 Reasons Acupuncture Helps Treat Lower Back Pain

Why I Can’t Get Motivated And How Acupuncture Can Help

We’ve all been there – you have the best of intentions to do something positive or productive (go to the gym, make healthy dietary changes, start working on a new project around the house, finish a work assignment, study for an upcoming test) – but you end up spending hours procrastinating, making excuses to yourself … Read more Why I Can’t Get Motivated And How Acupuncture Can Help

How to Achieve your Goals with Acupuncture

No matter what you’re trying to accomplish, setting goals is one way to help you get there. Often, when people have no goals, they lack motivation, focus and direction.  Setting goals also provides a benchmark to determine whether or not you are succeeding. But how do you set goals if you’ve never done so before? … Read more How to Achieve your Goals with Acupuncture

How Acupuncture Can Help Your Immune System

A study published by the National Institutes of Health evaluated the efficacy of acupuncture for stimulating or regulating the immune system by comparing the results from several studies that each used different methods of acupuncture. Through the use of electroacupuncture, moxibustion, herbs and acupuncture, the studies concluded Traditional Chinese Medicine, TCM, can be helpful for … Read more How Acupuncture Can Help Your Immune System

How Acupuncture Helps Boost the Immune System and Stops You From Getting Sick

From an acupuncture perspective, your body is made up of lots of different kinds of Qi, or energy. These different types of Qi have specific physiological functions in the body. One essential type of energy in the body is the Wei Qi. Roughly translated as “immunity,” the Wei Qi is your body’s natural strength and … Read more How Acupuncture Helps Boost the Immune System and Stops You From Getting Sick

How Acupuncture Can Help Treat Stress and Cortisol Levels.

Stress is defined as a physical, chemical or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. It is the body’s way of signaling for help or a break in the routine. If we don’t listen to these signals, we can develop imbalances in our bodies, which can then lead to illnesses. Acupuncture is a great … Read more How Acupuncture Can Help Treat Stress and Cortisol Levels.

How Electroacupuncture Helps Decrease Pain

A 2017 study from researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine helps to show how electroacupuncture can stimulate tissue repair after an injury and relieve pain through a specific neurological mechanism. Over 40 scientists at research institutions in the United States and South Korea collaborated on the study. Through a series of tests, first … Read more How Electroacupuncture Helps Decrease Pain