The Dummies’ Guide to Acupuncture

What follows is an extract from our popular The Therapy Book: The essential A-Z guide to every holistic therapy, which will give you, in a nutshell, all you need to know to help to decide whether acupuncture will be a suitable therapy for you. What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a Western term which means “puncturing…

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Tailored acupuncture lessens pain intensity in chronic pain

Nine weekly sessions of individually tailored acupuncture lessen perceived pain intensity, and improve functional capacity and quality of life, in people with the chronic pain condition, fibromyalgia, finds research published online in Acupuncture in Medicine. The beneficial effects were still evident a year later, the findings show.

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How ancient healing methods offer an alternative paradigm in health

By Rita Louise As long as life has existed on Earth, so have issues associated with maintaining health and the remediation of disease. For humanity, the use of natural healing methods have created the foundation for modern medicine.

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Three easy steps to awakening powerful regenerative healing in the body

By Angelo Druda The human body possesses a powerful healing and regenerative chemistry. Examples of sudden and extraordinary healing – so called miraculous healing, demonstrate what this rejuvenate potential can actually do when it is truly unlocked. The great spiritual master Adi Da Samraj described a three part process that awakens this powerful regenerative energy.…

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How to choose the right holistic therapy for your pet

Many people hail acupuncture as an effective alternative to medication for dealing with physical ailments. Now, there are veterinarians who say it can also help heal pets. Southern California resident Cathy Davis said acupuncture and other alternative therapies helped her three dogs when traditional treatments weren’t.

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Easy Ear Acupuncture Points for Switching Off Addiction

by P F Louis In 1972, a Hong Kong neurosurgeon, Dr. H. L. Wen, discovered that the acupuncture he used on a surgical patient for analgesic purposes also diminished the patient’s opium withdrawal and cravings. Dr. Wen was using auricular or ear acupuncture, where needle points are routinely used for diminishing pain throughout the rest…

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Acupuncture and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

A pilot study shows that acupuncture may help people with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is an anxiety disorder that can develop after exposure to a terrifying event or ordeal in which grave physical harm occurred or was threatened.

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Chinese herbs work their magic on heart disease

by Angelo Druda Cardiovascular diseases kill more Americans than cancer and motor vehicle accidents combined. Most of our aging baby-boomer population will be brought down by problems located in the heart and cardiovascular system. Even so, we can significantly increase heart longevity in the highest percentage of cases with the right application of herbal medicine.…

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When the drugs don’t work anymore ~ try acupuncture

Researchers set out to evaluate how effective most commonly used therapies are for the treatment of chronic pain over the last ten years. They wrote that overall effectiveness remains poor and inconsistent, despite major advances in understanding the mechanisms that underlie pain. Approximately one in every five people worldwide has chronic pain. In the USA…

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When The Drug’s Don’t Work, Try Acupuncture

The majority of patients with chronic pain do not get proper pain relief or the restoration of function from their current treatment, according to an article in the The Lancet today.

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