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Endometriosis

Posted by on Dec 3, 2017 in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Research, Women's Health | 0 comments

Endometriosis

Researchers from Nanjing Traditional Chinese Medicine University and Haian Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital find acupuncture combined with herbs effective for the alleviation of endometriosis. Two patient groups were compared in a six month clinical trial. One group received Traditional Chinese Medicine (acupuncture and herbs) and the other group received mifepristone (RU-486®, a synthetic steroid that inhibits progesterone action, used for the treatment endometriosis or as an abortifacient). Read more...

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Acupuncture Enhances Lactation

Posted by on Dec 2, 2017 in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Oriental Medicine, Women's Health | 0 comments

Acupuncture Enhances Lactation

Acupuncture restores normal breast milk production to lactating mothers with low milk secretion levels. Research conducted at the Hanzhong Shanxi Hospital demonstrates that the application of a specific set of acupuncture points significantly boosts lactation quantities. In a controlled investigation of 116 women with deficient secretion of milk (hypogalactia, hypogalactorrhea), acupuncture successfully increased breast milk secretion from an average of 49.63 ml to 115.21 ml. In addition, lactating Read more...

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Acupuncture Balances Hormones, Increases Pregnancy Rates

Posted by on Oct 29, 2016 in Acupuncture, Research, Uncategorized, Women's Health | Comments Off on Acupuncture Balances Hormones, Increases Pregnancy Rates

Acupuncture Balances Hormones, Increases Pregnancy Rates

Researchers document that acupuncture produces higher pregnancy rates than fertility medications for women with hyperprolactinemia (HPL). Acupuncture produces a higher rate of pregnancies than fertility medications with significantly less adverse effects. In a controlled clinical trial, researchers document that acupuncture outperforms bromocriptine and bromocriptine plus clomiphene for the treatment of infertility for women with hyperprolactinemia (HPL). Acupuncture produced a 43.3% pregnancy Read more...

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Acupuncture And Herbs Up Pregnancy Rates For PCOS Patients

Posted by on Jul 23, 2016 in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Research, Women's Health | Comments Off on Acupuncture And Herbs Up Pregnancy Rates For PCOS Patients

Acupuncture And Herbs Up Pregnancy Rates For PCOS Patients

Acupuncture, herbs, and therapeutic exercises outperformed drugs for PCOS patients resulting in important improvements. Pregnancy rates, ovulation rates, endocrine secretions, and clinical symptoms improved significantly using a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) protocol. Acupuncture and herbs improve pregnancy rates for PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) patients. Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers investigated ovulation and pregnancy rates. Group one received Read more...

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Menstrual Pain Relieved with Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Posted by on Apr 11, 2016 in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Oriental Medicine, Research, Women's Health | Comments Off on Menstrual Pain Relieved with Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Menstrual Pain Relieved with Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Acupuncture relieves menstrual pain and cramping. Researchers from the Xianning Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine investigated the efficacy of triple acupuncture with moxibustion for the treatment of dysmenorrhea. The research team concludes that triple acupuncture is significantly more effective than conventional acupuncture for the relief of menstrual pain and cramping. Triple acupuncture achieved a 96.7% total effective rate. Conventional acupuncture achieved a 90% total effective Read more...

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Acupuncture Treats Fibromyalgia

Posted by on Feb 16, 2016 in Acupuncture, Research, Women's Health | Comments Off on Acupuncture Treats Fibromyalgia

Acupuncture Treats Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 5 million Americans, 80-90% of whom are women. The disorder is characterized by widespread pain and diffuse tenderness. Although there is no cure, tailored acupuncture might provide some welcome respite, according to a new study. New research shows that tailored acupuncture might relieve fibromyalgia symptoms. Although difficult to categorize, fibromyalgia is considered a rheumatic condition because it impairs soft tissue and joints and causes pain.Fibromyalgia Read more...

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