Understanding Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one of the main disciplines of traditional Chinese medicine, that has been practiced in China and other Asian countries for thousands of years. It has been a general medical treatment for a wide variety of conditions over that long period of time and has everything from relieving pain, women’s, issues, emotional conditions and… Continue reading Understanding Acupuncture

Acupuncture benefits Muscle Injury

Research has demonstrated that Acupuncture aids in building and maintaining muscle mass. The research demonstrates that both acupuncture and electroacupuncture prevent muscle atrophy. Acupuncture was measured and “recovered the skeletal muscle mass” and “ameliorated skeletal muscle atrophy by reducing mRNA expressions of the E3 ubiquitin ligases atrogin-1 and MuRF1. Acupuncture also “increased the mRNA expressions… Continue reading Acupuncture benefits Muscle Injury

Bell’s Palsy

Research shows that Acupuncture had improved facial muscle recovery after Bell’s Palsy (Facial Paralysis) according to a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Patients suffering this facial paralysis, who received were treated by acupuncture, using a technique called “De Qi”, a type of intense stimulation, had improved facial muscle recovery, reduced disability and better quality of… Continue reading Bell’s Palsy

Acupuncture helps ease hot flashes

Resent research studied 14 men who were suffering hot flashes a side effect of anti cancer treatments and studied the positive effects of acupuncture on these sometimes sever symptoms. Read original article here