Pain and acupuncture
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At World Congress of Pain held in Montréal: Acupuncture for Pain (II)

At World Congress of Pain held in Montréal, Canada, Acupuncture was featured in numerous presentations. Acupuncture was also spotlighted in the plenary session. Neuroscientist Ji-sheng Han, director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at Peking University and founder of the Chinese Association for the Study of Pain talked about his new studies and perspective on evaluating […]

Pain and acupuncture
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At World Congress of Pain held in Montréal: Acupuncture for Pain

At World Congress of Pain held in Montréal, Canada, Acupuncture was featured in numerous presentations. I will cover the studies in more detail in another post, but there is a quick observation I would like to share here. As far as physical therapies are concerned, acupuncture was a hand down winner in terms of number […]

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Celebrities endorsing acupuncture for fertility

In May Celine Dion (suffering from infertility and advanced maternal age) announced she was pregnant with twins. The 42 year-old Canadian singer underwent 6 cycles of IVF. She credited acupuncture for the success in her last IVF cycle.

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Old eggs? Optimising ovarian reserve

Here you can find a great webinar on natural ways to optimise ovarian reserve including acupuncture and herbal medicine. The webinar is put together for general public by one of my colleagues in United States Dr. Brandon Horn, PhD, JD, LAc, FABORM. It takes about an hour and 20 minutes. Learn and take control!

Acupuncture under-prescribed in favour of drugs for neck pain

Researchers at Duke University and University of North Carolina observe that doctors are over-prescribing drugs for the treatment of chronic neck pain. They found that more than 56 per cent of neck pain patients were using over-the-counter medications, while 29 per cent reported using strong narcotics and 23 per cent used weak narcotics. Dr Adam […]

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Depression during pregnancy and Acupuncture

Acupuncture – effective and safe treatment for pregnancy depression I’ve written on the subject of depression and acupuncture before. Now a new and largest study to date published in Obstetrics & Gynaecology confirms acupuncture to be effective for antenatal or pregnancy depression. There are good reasons why, for the benefit of the developing babies, acupuncture becomes a mainstream […]

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TMJ Acupuncture

Eating a chocolate can be painful experience when you suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder(TMD or TMJD). But it is only one of numerous symptoms TMJD can cause. Symptoms may include headaches or migraines, tooth pain, and others. Journal of Orofacial Pain has published a systematic review on acupuncture for treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders. The […]

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How acupuncture heals the root cause of PCOS

The cause of polycystic ovary syndrome or PCOS has not yet been agreed upon by scientists. And now there is  another possible scenario of pathogenesis, which looks very viable. Apart from the well-known insulin resistance and hormone imbalance, there is one more process happening in the PCOS women’s bodies. The name of it is high […]