Some of the Ways to Prevent Preeclampsia

A condition known as preeclampsia can be experienced by pregnant women past their 20th week of pregnancy. Preeclampsia is a sudden rise in blood pressure in pregnant women accompanied by proteinuria (elevated levels of protein in the urine) and edema (fluid retention). This condition can affect the brain, liver, and … Continue reading

Studies Prove the Effectiveness of Acupuncture in Treating PCOS

Acupuncture is a 4,000 year-old revered healing art that originated in China. It has been used for the treatment of a wide range of conditions including female reproductive conditions such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Along with acupuncture treatment for PCOS, acupuncturists and Chinese medicine practitioners may recommend nutraceutical or … Continue reading

Dealing With Heavy Emotions in an Effective Manner Using Traditional Chinese Modalities

There are so many reasons for you to feel resentful, angry, feel sad, or grieve. The loss of a job, being betrayed in your personal life or disregarded in your work, the death of a pet or a loved one, dysfunctional or broken relationships, the never ending challenges of the … Continue reading

Dealing with Dementia Using Traditional Chinese Medicine Procedures

Dementia is a condition affecting the brain causing severe problems in a person’s ability to perform daily tasks and activities.

Dementia can be of several kinds. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease (known also as AD or senile dementia) and it strikes older people most of the … Continue reading

Clinical Studies Have Proven Acupuncture Helpful for ADHD Patients

If one has Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, oftentimes, a diagnosis of Tourette’s syndrome comes along with it. The Institute for Traditional medicine says that these two behavioral disorders often manifest together. For Tourette’s syndrome, certain drugs that control the neurotransmitters of the brain and for ADHDS, stimulants are … Continue reading

Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture as Adjunct Therapies for Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment

One of the biggest health issues besetting the United States today is substance addiction. Interestingly, addiction to prescription drugs is a worse problem in this country than street drug addictions. Substance addiction can mean addiction to drugs, food and alcohol. Behavioral addiction may include addiction to gambling, internet browsing, and … Continue reading

Can Acupuncture Help Treat the Disfiguring Skin Condition known as Psoriasis?

Some medical scientists think that psoriasis is an inherited condition although a lot of sufferers of this disease are not sure or don’t seem to recall a relative having this condition. Medical scientists are still unable to ascertain the exact reason why psoriasis occurs and thus no real cure for … Continue reading