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Chinese Medicine Treatment Plans for Primary and Secondary Amenorrhea

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There are two types of amenorrhea: primary and secondary. The failure to menstruate in a 16 year old or older female who has developed secondary sex characteristics or in a 14 year old or older female who has not developed secondary sex characteristics is classified as primary amenorrhea. Inexistent menstruation for either three cycles or six months or in a woman who has had regular menstruation is deemed secondary amenorrhea. Amenorrhea is normal when a … Continue reading

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April 25th, 2017 at 11:55 pm

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Acupuncture Studies Reveal the Treatment’s Ability to Resolve Arrhythmia and Palpitations

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Reputed to be the oldest medical practice in the world, acupuncture has its roots in China around 5000. It was also practiced by the ancient Egyptians in about 1250 BC. Acupuncture was first mentioned specifically around 500 BC or 2500 years ago in the Nei Ching, The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine published about 2500 years ago. Although it has been practiced in the United States for over a century and a half now, … Continue reading

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April 25th, 2017 at 11:47 pm

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The Various Applications of Acupuncture

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The term Alternative Medicine can be defined in various ways. The definition that’s most widely accepted is one that says alternative medicine is the several natural therapies used to treat illness. In the United States, acupuncture has become a widely popular form of alternative treatment for decades; in China and other Asian countries, it has been practiced for thousands of years.

China is where acupuncture allegedly originated. It has been used for more than 3,000 … Continue reading

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April 18th, 2017 at 9:03 pm

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The Many Benefits and Advantages of Using Acupuncture

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Acupuncture can be the answer to many of your health problems. It is an ancient Asian healing technique that originated in China a few thousand years ago and spread into Korea and Japan. Today, it is practiced by thousands of Americans in various styles. Filiform needles are inserted into important points in the body in order to improve the health of a patient. These needles are made of metal and are slender and so minuscule … Continue reading

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April 18th, 2017 at 8:57 pm

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Why Acupuncture Is Important in the Treatment of Cancer

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As they continue to gain acceptance in the West, Chinese medicine and acupuncture are more and more being used along with western conventional medicine to address cancer and a variety of conditions. Acupuncture, specifically has gained a lot of attention for its use in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and postsurgical and cancer pain. The research journal, Harefuah published an article by Dr. N. Samuels that stated:

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April 18th, 2017 at 8:54 pm

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People Are Now Turning to Acupuncture to Treat A Variety of Conditions

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More and more individuals are turning to natural healing therapy over standard Western medicine to treat a variety of conditions. Acupuncture is one of these natural healing modalities that have its roots in China. It is used to alleviate chronic pain and suffering and to promote health. For more than five millennia, this medical procedure that has very few side effects has been administered to improve health functions.

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April 11th, 2017 at 5:15 pm

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GERD Can Be Treated Naturally and Safely with Acupuncture or Acupressure

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Acupuncture in Austin is defined as the treatment of disease or pain by the intrusion of solid acupuncture needles into specific points on the skin.

Traditional acupuncture (Chinese acupuncture) has been used to address digestive diseases and disorders for over three 3000 years. Practitioners of traditional Chinese acupuncture, insert slender long needles into strategic parts of the body to alter the flow of yin and yang and Qi (vital energy) in order to restore organs … Continue reading

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April 11th, 2017 at 5:12 pm

Acupuncture Minus The Needle Penetration

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A survey recently conducted by NCCAM showed that around 12% of children ages 17 years and lower and 38 of adults in the US, are undergoing some type of alternative and complementary medicines. There are however, also concerns about the safety and effectiveness of some treatments.

Throughout history, the ancient Chinese therapy known as acupuncture has benefited countless numbers of people health-wise. And now it has been discovered that it can benefit animals as well. … Continue reading

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April 11th, 2017 at 5:09 pm

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment of the Three Most Common Types of Cough

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Because of its specific differentiation of the various types of coughs Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is especially effective in treating all sorts of coughs. A cough caused by heat, for example, produces sticky phlegm that can be very hard to expectorate; TCM treats this type of cough with acupuncture points and moistening, cooling herbs that dispel heat from the lungs. A cough due to cold, on the other hand, is marked by copious mucus and … Continue reading

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April 4th, 2017 at 10:55 am

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A Brief History of Acupuncture

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The ancient Chinese were the first to discover acupuncture which was over 2000 years B.C. Acupuncture was first mentioned in a Chinese medical text called “Hwang Di Nei Juing.” Since then, it became the number one medical modality in ancient China.

During the 6th Century, the transportation in China improved. The Chinese people traveled far and wide bringing their knowledge and goods along with them throughout Asia. Apart from Buddhism, they introduced Chinese medicine and … Continue reading

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April 4th, 2017 at 10:51 am

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