Acupuncture for Sinusitis

The condition wherein the sinuses and nose are inflamed is known as sinusitis. Acute sinusitis is the manifestation of the same condition that has been lingering for 3 months or less characterized by symptoms such as loss or reduced sense of smell, facial pressure or pain, discharge (nasal drip) and … Continue reading

Acupuncture for Genital & Oral Herpes

Genital and oral herpes is not related to another type of herpes that causes shingles: herpes zoster.

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Oral or genital herpes is caused by a virus known as Herpes simplex.  They can be the result of a sexually conveyed infection. Shingles or Herpes zoster can occur … Continue reading

Acupuncture for Epilepsy

Several medical studies have already been done that proves the effectiveness of acupuncture in treating epilepsy. Early diagnosis and acupuncture treatment in children patients have shown to bring about impressive outcomes. Some researchers have concluded that a period of two years of regular acupuncture treatment is needed to attain long-lasting … Continue reading

Acupuncture for Endometriosis

For adherents and practitioners of acupuncture, endometriosis is just another condition to manage and cure. However, scientists may see acupuncture as a means or pacifier for patients to believe that they are being cured.  They argue that the positive thinking causes women to get desired results from acupuncture therapies.  To … Continue reading

Acupuncture for Dry Skin

Most individuals who have dry skin use a moisturizing cream to maintain skin suppleness every day. The problem with moisturizers is that they do not solve the source of skin dryness.  With the help of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), you can improve the elasticity of your skin and make it … Continue reading

Acupuncture for GERD

GERD or Gastro esophageal Reflux Disease is a structural condition wherein the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), the valve separating the esophagus and the abdomen, fails to fully shut enabling stomach acid and contents to flow back into the esophagus.

In a normal functioning LES, the food travels down into the … Continue reading