Tag: Acupuncture

Ye et al [1] performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture on anxiety and/or depression relief during IVF treatment. By analyzing 2867 participants, a significant difference (3 studies, 547 participants, MD -9.26, 95%CI −12.01 to -6.51, P<0.01) was observed in anxiety relief between acupuncture and control groups during IVF treatment. However, […]

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Under a Creative Commons license Song et al compared and ranked the clinical effects of different acupuncture and related therapies on hyperlipidemia patients [1]. They analyzed 3124 patients, involving 12 types of acupuncture and related therapies and comprehensive therapies. The results showed that: for the total cholesterol (TC), acupoint catgut embedding (ACE), simple acupuncture (ACU), acupoint […]

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knee pain

The latest trail released on Nov. 10, 2020, by a research team from China suggested that electro-acupuncture (EA) resulted in less pain and better function at week 8 and these effects persisted through week 26. Intensive manual acupuncture (MA) had no benefit for KOA at week 8, although it showed benefits during follow‐up. Acupuncture therapy […]

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Source: Ekaterina Pesheva, HMS Communications, The Harvard Gazette, August 12, 2020 A team of researchers led by neuroscientists at Harvard Medical School has successfully used acupuncture to tame systemic inflammation in mice. In the study, published Aug. 12 in Neuron, acupuncture activated different signaling pathways that triggered either a pro-inflammatory or an anti-inflammatory response in animals […]

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Acupuncture treatment for acne

Læs blog på dansk 1. Background of Acne Acne, also known as acne vulgaris, is a long-term skin disease that occurs when dead skin cells and oil from the skin clog hair follicles. Typical features of the condition include blackheads or whiteheads, pimples, oily skin, and possible scarring. It primarily affects skin with a relatively high number of oil glands, including the face, upper part of the […]

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GB12 for Tinnitus

For most acupuncturist, it’s new to use GB12 for tinnitus. This blog will introduce the novel use of GB12 for tinnitus. 1. Introduction on Tinnitus Tinnitus refers to an individual’s perception of sound in the absence of an external acoustic stimulus. Globally, 10–15 % of the general population is affected by the disease, sometimes even […]

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Angina_pectoris

A research team from the Chengdu University of TCM just published there an intriguing study on JAMA Internal Medicine, that true acupuncture showed beneficial effect as an adjunctive treatment for Chronic Stable Angina (CSA). In the 20-week randomized clinical trial with 404 patients carried out in 5 hospitals in China within 3 years. The subjects received […]

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Acupuncture

Introduction In Shang Hang Lun or Discussion on Cold Damage, Pi (痞) or glomus refers to the condition featured with distention or fullness, pain and other discomforts in the stomach and chest region. There are 11 different patterns in Pi disease, which covers the common conditions of digestive system disorders with the characteristic of the […]

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