Posts Tagged ‘Acupuncture’

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    Acupuncture helps patients with Gulf War Illness

    April 24, 2016 | HealthQI | | Comments Off on Acupuncture helps patients with Gulf War Illness

    What is Gulf War Illness? Gulf War Illness, also known as Gulf War Syndrome, is a collection of symptoms that affect veterans of the 1990-1991 Gulf War. The symptoms of Gulf War Illness are not standard and vary widely between individuals, but many diagnosed...

  • Mechanisms of Acupuncture Analgesia on Experimental Dental Pain

    February 16, 2016 | Clinical Trials | | Comments Off on Mechanisms of Acupuncture Analgesia on Experimental Dental Pain

    Researchers are looking at whether acupuncture can reduce tooth pain. Volunteers will be given three different test situations: Acupuncture, Sham acupuncture and No acupuncture. The experiments will be carried out randomly on three different days...

  • Infertility – problems conceiving

    February 9, 2016 | Patient Stories | | Comments Off on Infertility – problems conceiving

    Last year my husband and I were refused IVF treatment by a respected fertility clinic, on the grounds that a routine blood test had revealed my FSH levels were well over those acceptable for IVF. In conventional medical terms, the opinion was that, at 42, I...

  • period pain acupuncture

    Vitamin K3 acupuncture for period pain

    February 2, 2016 | HealthQI | | Comments Off on Vitamin K3 acupuncture for period pain

    A new Chinese study shows that an injection of vitamin K into an acupuncture pressure point may help women manage their dysmenorrhoea. This is good news for women that suffer from dysmenorrhoea, the medical term for period pain, on a regular basis. For some,...

  • acupuncture CAM for cancer

    Acupuncture as a supportive therapy in cancer treatment

    December 15, 2015 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    In the western world acupuncture is used as a complimentary therapy in a variety of medical and therapeutic settings. The practice of acupuncture can be traced back thousands of years to ancient Chinese medicine, and now research has uncovered its potential...

  • pregnant woman acupuncture

    Acupuncture Improves Pregnancy Rate In Patients With Reduced Ovarian Reserve

    November 5, 2015 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    What Is Ovarian Reserve? An ovarian reserve means the amount of eggs stored in a woman’s ovaries which can be stimulated with drugs for IVF treatment. As women age their ovarian reserve shrinks. This is because women are born with all their eggs; none are...

  • plantar fasciitis

    Miniscalpel acupuncture good for reducing pain

    October 2, 2015 | HealthQI | | No Comments

    Miniscalpel Needle Release for neck pain Chronic neck pain comes in many forms. It can be a persistent stiffness, a nagging ache that gets worse as the day gets older, or it can even radiate down the arm, all the way to the hands and fingers. Range of motion...

  • Acupuncture reduces alcohol cravings

    Alcohol Acupuncture and Memory

    February 23, 2015 | HealthQI | | No Comments

      It’s perfectly normal to have a bit of selective memory loss after a heavy week on the booze. Or is it? The effect of alcohol on memory is not restricted to a reversible ‘don’t quite remember what I did last night’ after a bout of binge...