Acupuncture News and Research

Curious to know the latest oriental medicine trends and findings? Keep up to date with my blog postings focused on relevant acupuncture news and research.

Acupuncture for Depression: Does It Work?

Is Acupuncture Effective for Depression? If so, how?   Traditional Chinese medicine practitioners have utilized acupuncture to treat various medical issues for more than 3,000 years. With more than 10 million acupuncture sessions performed each year, acupuncture has grown in popularity in North America in recent decades.   Acupuncture is Read more ...

By |August 30, 2021|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Edmonton, Mental Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Depression: Does It Work?

Stress and Anxiety Management: How Acupuncture, Massage, Reiki and Osteopathy Can Help

At Red Leaf Wellness, we believe in taking a holistic approach to improving overall health and satisfaction in life. While medical treatments are available to deal with stress and anxiety, we focus on combining the best of ancient Eastern and modern Western medicine to help our patients overcome the symptoms Read more ...

By |May 15, 2021|Categories: Blog, Mental Wellness, Stress|Comments Off on Stress and Anxiety Management: How Acupuncture, Massage, Reiki and Osteopathy Can Help

Benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine During the Pandemic

The novel coronavirus has turned our world upside down. Along with stress and worry, many of us have been locked down and need some kind of relief from worries, isolation, and fear. But imagine getting away for a little while. Imagine letting everything go and feeling better both in mind and Read more ...

By |November 7, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Mental Wellness, Stress|Comments Off on Benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine During the Pandemic

Is Functional Medicine the Key to Stress Management?

No one is free from the stresses that life brings. The differences come in the amount of stress that each person is under and the way they handle it. Long-term stress with no healthy way of dealing with it has surprisingly ill effects on your physical health. Here are some Read more ...

By |March 2, 2017|Categories: Blog, Mental Wellness, Stress|Comments Off on Is Functional Medicine the Key to Stress Management?

Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is characterized as an excessive tiredness and fatigue. It’s considered a complex disorder because it cannot be explained by a specific medical condition. Physical and mental activity can worsen this condition while rest doesn’t seem to make things better either. So how can one tackle this? Read more ...

By |January 17, 2017|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Sleep, Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue

Conquering Anxiety with Acupuncture

Anxiety is a very tough and debilitating mental illness with a large spectrum. In Canada, 2.6% of people from ages 15 and over suffer from generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), a disorder characterized by frequent and persistent worry and excessive anxiety in their lives. Anxiety can be applied to a wide Read more ...

By |November 9, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness|Comments Off on Conquering Anxiety with Acupuncture

Acupuncture for Depression in Women

Depression is twice as likely to occur in women as it is in men of the same age groups. Why? Women have a set of complex factors that can all contribute to depression. Mood changes and feelings of depression occur with hormonal changes paired with biological factors, inherited family traits, Read more ...

By |August 10, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Women's Health|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Depression in Women

Acupuncture and Cancer Care

In modern Western medicine, a variety of cancer treatments are generally administered to remove cancer masses, shrink tumors and rid the body of cancer cells. However, while these treatments can be effective, it is difficult to detect any free cancer cells that could still exist in the body post-treatment. These Read more ...

By |July 27, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Pain Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Acupuncture and Cancer Care

Edmonton Acupuncture for Management of Chronic Fatigue

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (or CFS) is characterized by the feeling of excessive fatigue that weighs a person down in their day-to-day life – regardless of how much sleep or rest they may get. It presents fatigue in various forms from physical pain to psychiatric conditions like depression, and this can Read more ...

By |June 17, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, Pain Management, Stress, Wellness|Comments Off on Edmonton Acupuncture for Management of Chronic Fatigue

Acupuncture and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Anyone can get PTSD at any age. This includes war veterans and survivors of physical and sexual assault, abuse, accidents, disasters, and many other serious events. Acupuncture’s fundamental goal is to bring balance to the body’s Qi (or chi). The concept of Qi can be described as our body’s life Read more ...

By |May 5, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Mental Wellness, PTSD|Comments Off on Acupuncture and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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