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Acupuncture Health

Is Acupuncture a Deception?

Dr. Jingduan Yang | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jingduan Yang

For centuries, acupuncture and Chinese medicine have been the sole medical system in many Asian countries. Unfortunately, our modern Western medical and scientific communities are just beginning to catch up.

5 Best Complements to Acupuncture

Sara Calabro | Posted 09.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

While daily acupuncture may be idealistic, you can use other activities to cultivate some of the same benefits that acupuncture provides. Here are five things that are easy to incorporate into your life right now.

7 Signs That You Need Acupuncture This Spring

Sara Calabro | Posted 06.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

Last week was the first day of spring. Yahoo! Except for that fact that many people don't feel so hot this time of year. The flu is -- knock on wood -- mostly behind us. Allergies have not quite exploded yet. So, why do so many of us feel off in the early days of spring?

How Acupuncture Relieves Stress

Posted 03.16.2013 | Healthy Living

Good news, acupuncture fans: It really does help relieve stress. And now, a new study is giving a closer look at why. The new study explores the b...

Should Acupuncture Be A Part Of Standard Care?

Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D. | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Lorenzo Cohen, Ph.D.

As a low-risk, cost-effective treatment option, acupuncture may be helpful when combined with conventional care for some cancer patients.

13 Ways Acupuncture Can Change Your Life in 2013

Sara Calabro | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

The driving idea behind acupuncture is that we're already in possession of everything we need to be well. Acupuncture does not add or subtract anything. Rather, it prompts the body to do what it already knows how to do. It reminds you that you have the power to heal yourself.

Kids Can Be Acupuncture Patients, Too

Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

By Jennifer Acosta Scott Say the words “alternative medicine,” and you’re likely to envision acupuncture, a treatment that involves stimu...

What Can Acupuncture Teach Us About Gratitude?

Sara Calabro | Posted 01.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

Acupuncture is a great teacher on gratitude. The driving idea behind acupuncture is that we already have everything we need to be well.

What Acupuncture Could Do For Cancer Patients

Posted 10.28.2012 | Healthy Living

Acupuncture could help to relieve a common side effect of cancer treatment, according to a small new study. Research published in the Annals of Onc...

Acupuncture Relieves Chronic Pain, Review Shows

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 11.10.2012 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — Acupuncture gets a thumbs-up for helping relieve pain from chronic headaches, backaches and arthritis in a review of more than two doz...

8 Things To Remember Before An Acupuncture Appointment

Sara Calabro | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Sara Calabro

Acupuncture isn't really into hard-and-fast rules. However, there are some general rules of thumb when it comes to preparing for an acupuncture appointment.

What Is Acupuncture And Why Does It Work?

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lee Schneider

When an acupuncturist inserts a needle an inch or so into the skin it touches deep nerve centers that connect to a part of the brain involved with activities like digestion, respiration and the sleep cycle.

Can Acupuncture Treatment Help Cancer Patients?

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Can an Ancient Healing System practiced for thousands of years be useful in the modern cancer care setting? The National Cancer Institute says YES!