Acupuncture for menstrual pain

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.

Weight-loss acupuncture Auckland

Acupuncture helps lose weight

We already have some research to back up use of acupuncture use for weight loss. Some patients try acupuncture for weight loss and get great results. Want to try it? Visit us at our Auckland/North Shore clinic.

Acupuncture anesthesia for open heart surgery

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.

Acupuncture for premenstrual syndrome, a new study

Results of a new study showed that acupuncture treatment of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is superior to all controls. Four studies comparing the effects of acupuncture with different doses of progestin and anti-anxiety medications also supported the use of acupuncture. Acupuncture significantly improved symptoms when compared with sham acupuncture, ruling out the placebo effect.