Great Research using Rat Model – Acupuncture Sciatic Nerve Neuroprotective Mechanism Found

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Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers conclude that acupuncture inhibits nerve cell death due to sciatic nerve impairment. A controlled laboratory investigation identified the neuroprotective role of two acupuncture techniques for impaired sciatic nerves. Shallow acupuncture and deep acupuncture at Huantiao (GB30) successfully promoted motor functional recovery, improved nerve conduction velocity, and boosted regeneration …

Treatment of Neurological Disorders with Acupuncture

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A neurological disorder refers to a problem with the nervous system, which is a complex, sophisticated system that regulates and coordinates the body’s activities. Nerve pain can arise from trauma, inflammation, stroke, disease, infection, nerve degeneration, exposure to toxic chemicals and nutrient deficiencies. Nerve pain is usually a sharp, shooting pain or a constant burning …

Acupuncture Increases Brain Function for Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

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There has been a push in recent years to study mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which causes issues with memory, cognition and learning. MCI occurs prior to the onset of Alzheimer’s disease in elderly patients and the symptoms go beyond what are considered normal, age-related changes. There are no pharmacological drugs available to treat MCI in …

Nourish, Stimulate, and Calm Your Brain

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Having difficulties focusing, remembering tasks or organizing your thoughts? It may sound strange to learn that cognitive function is not solely the job of the brain alone; other parts and organs of the body are involved–the heart and kidneys both partner with the brain to nurture a healthy and attentive mind. Acupuncture and Oriental medicine …

Oriental Medicine for Injury Rehab and Relief

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After sustaining an injury, the healing process goes through two stages. The first is called the acute stage and is characterized by redness, swelling, inflammation and pain. The second is the chronic stage in which a patient may experience pain only when overusing the injured body part. Noticeable signs of inflammation may be nonexistent or …

Enhance your Endocrine Health with Acupuncture

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The endocrine system is responsible for hormonal functions in the body and produces 30 distinct hormones, each of which has a very specific job to do. This system controls your physical growth, mood, hormone output, reproductive system, mental function and immune system. When it’s not working properly, you become more susceptible to disease and your …

Overcoming Addiction with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

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In This Issue Overcoming Addiction with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine The Opioid Addiction Epidemic and How Acupuncture Can Help Acupuncture’s Role in Solving the Opioid Epidemic Seven Addiction Recovery Tips FDA Recommends Acupuncture for Pain Management Combat Cravings with Ear Massage Seven Addiction Recovery Tips In addition to getting treatment, here are seven lifestyle changes …