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 and Women’s Health

When it comes to health issues, how we experience them is a result of both our physical health and mental state of being. Fortunately, that means that a great deal of the threats to women’s health are preventable. It is never possible to fully prevent health issues, but by taking small steps, Read more ...

By |March 17, 2016|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Women's Health|Comments Off on Acupuncture and Women’s Health

Oriental Medicine and Breech Presentations: The Important Role Acupuncture Can Play In Preventing a Caesarean Section.

Breech fetal presentation (where the position of the fetus is opposite how it would normally lie within the uterus) commonly occurs in pregnancies.   Left untreated a breech presentation may result in the delivery of the buttocks or a foot first, significantly increasing perinatal mortality risk and leading to a true medical emergency.  To avoid Read more ...

By |September 7, 2015|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Reproductive Health, Women's Health|Comments Off on Oriental Medicine and Breech Presentations: The Important Role Acupuncture Can Play In Preventing a Caesarean Section.

Acupuncture and women’s health: an overview of the role of acupuncture and its clinical management in women’s reproductive health

Citation: Cochrane, S., Smith, C. A., Possamai-Inesedy, A., & Bensoussan, A. (2014). Acupuncture and women’s health: an overview of the role of acupuncture and its clinical management in women’s reproductive health. International Journal of Women’s Health, 6, 313–325. doi:10.2147/IJWH.S38969 Background Acupuncture and other modalities of Chinese/East Asian medicine have been used to treat Read more ...

By |May 13, 2015|Categories: Acupuncture, Blog, Wellness, Women's Health|Comments Off on Acupuncture and women’s health: an overview of the role of acupuncture and its clinical management in women’s reproductive health

Acupuncture for Menopausal Symptoms

Acupuncture for Menopausal Symptoms For women going through menopause, hot flashes can be one of the most uncomfortable symptoms. But a new study suggests that acupuncture may help to reduce the severity and frequency of hot flashes among menopausal women. The investigators found that women who underwent acupuncture experienced a Read more ...

By |April 13, 2015|Categories: Blog, Women's Health|Comments Off on Acupuncture for Menopausal Symptoms

Women’s Health: What Happens to Your Body When You Get Acupuncture?

When hair-thin stainless-steel needles are strategically placed into your skin at specific acupuncture points, they help balance out your qi, or energy center, leading to a calmer, healthier you. At least, that’s the traditional Eastern explanation. The modern scientific hypothesis? The pricks cause tiny sensations that activate your nervous system Read more ...

By |March 1, 2015|Categories: Blog, Women's Health|Comments Off on Women’s Health: What Happens to Your Body When You Get Acupuncture?

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