Acupuncture improves IVF success rates. One of my Acupuncture and IVF patients has emailed me this video I’m happy to share here. If you would like to learn more about acupuncture and IVF research, check out this website.
Acupuncture improves cognitive function of patients suffering from vascular dementia.
Depression and anxiety after stroke are so common that they affect about a third of stroke survivors. While acupuncture to help stroke recovery has been well researched and recognised. Further, there are specific studies to show how acupuncture may help with post stroke depression. Chinese scientists were searching for an answer on how much it […]
The latest issue of World Journal of Acupuncture-Moxibustion reports another study on acupuncture for menstrual pain.
Dysmenorrhea is a medical term for menstrual pain.
Liver fibrosis happens when the proteins, including collagen surrounding liver cells start to accumulate excessively. Liver fibrosis is often a result of all types of liver diseases. Science used to consider liver fibrosis to be irreversible condition, but recent evidence suggests the opposite. Acupuncture has been increasingly used to treat chronic liver diseases. And we’re obviously interested […]
Acupuncture has made its way into the mainstream in military medicine in USA as a battlefield pain relief. The explanation why military embraces acupuncture may be simple: “As some top medical officers put it, though, there’s nothing like pain to make someone open-minded” Listen to NPR radio report covering this topic here: https://vitalis.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/20120216_me_19.mp3 Transcript of […]
Acupuncture is more effective in prevention of chronic migraine headaches and is 10 times safer compared to topiramate treatment. These are the findings of a study published in the current issue of Cephalalgia, a journal for the International Headache Society. The researchers compared acupuncture with topiramate. They call for acupuncture to be considered a treatment […]
Compared with the general anesthesia patients, the acupuncture and local anaesthesia patients used less of narcotic drugs and shorter stay in intensive care unit. Surprisingly they also had less postoperative pulmonary infection. Using acupuncture to aid with open heart surgery reduced cost of the treatment significantly.