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An Introduction to Electroacupuncture

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years as an effective therapy for regulating pain and managing many other functions of the body.

Chinese Herbs May Reduce Hot Flashes

Women taking a Chinese herbal formula experienced less than half the number of menopausal hot flashes they had before the treatment, according to a new study from Hong Kong.

Bloomberg News: Acupuncture Relieves Pain in Largest Study of Treatment

Acupuncture, an ancient Chinese therapy that inserts needles into the body, reduced back and neck pain, arthritis and headaches, according to the largest analysis of the treatment.

Acupuncture and Arthritis

Acupuncture and Cancer

Acupuncture and Chronic Pain

Acupuncture and Heart Disease/Blood Pressure

Acupuncture and Headaches/Migraines

Acupuncture as an Alternative to Face-Lifts/Plastic Surgery

Acupuncture After Surgery

Acupuncture and Impotence

  • Impotence Gets 'Needled' in Acupuncture Study Acupuncture has been used to treat people in the Far East for thousands of years, so it may strike some people as amusing that it is being studied in the West as a potentially new treatment for everything from back pain to depression. According to some Austrian scientists erectile dysfunction or impotence can now be added to that list.

Acupuncture and Infertility

Acupuncture and Menopause

Acupuncture and PMS/Menstrual Problems

Acupuncture and Pregnancy

Acupuncture and Weight-Loss

  • Research:Study Shows Acupuncture Effective for Weight Loss. Acupuncture is an effective weight loss tool, according to a recent study. With more and more people adding acupuncture to their weight loss came the need for a critical assessment of the studies that have been performed. The International Journal of Obesity just published a review of 31 studies on the efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of obesity. The systematic review was comprised of 3013 individual cases where acupuncture was used to reduce body weight.
  • Tackling Asia's growing waistline TIANJIN, China (CNN) — Acupuncture needles get planted on the flabby frame of Cheng Jian, a 20-year-old student undergoing treatment to cure obesity.

Acupuncture and Stress/Anxiety

Other News About Acupuncture