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Insomnia–Acupuncture is an Effective Treatment

Insomnia is a common condition. The National Sleep Foundation, for example, reports that almost 50% of Americans complain of insomnia occasionally and about 22% have insomnia every night or most nights. Since insomnia erodes the quality of life quickly, causing … Continue reading

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In Vitro Fertilization and Acupuncture

The use of acupuncture, along with in vitro fertilization (IVF), has increased successful embryo transfer (ET) and pregnancy outcomes (1, 2, 3, 4, 5).  Acupuncture  has many benefits for women undergoing IVF.  Some of these are: Regulation of fertility hormones–Acupuncture promotes the release of beta-endorphin … Continue reading

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Blood Pressure Lowered by Acupuncture

Acupuncture decreases blood pressure in hypertensive patients* Patients taking antihypertensive drugs such as ACE inhibitors, diuretics, and beta blockers commonly complain of fatigue, dizziness, weakness, headache and joint pain, sleeping problems, cold hands and feet, edema, depression. Also, medication does … Continue reading

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Osteoarthritis of the Knee & Acupuncture

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, funded a landmark study of acupuncture.* Their research demonstrated that acupuncture provides pain relief and improves function for people with osteoarthritis of … Continue reading