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Sinusitis

July 24th, 2015 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

Understanding Sinusitis from a Chinese perspective¬† Posted on Apr 19, 2012 in Stress Articles/Blogs¬† [Acupuncture Council of Ireland]#adapted Most of us take our ability to breathe effortlessly for granted. But those of us that suffer with the sinuses, well it‚Äôs pretty appalling. Headache, pain in the face, stuffed or runny nose, post nasal drip, sneezing,…..

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Migraine Assoc. Report

July 16th, 2015 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports, 3 Various Specific Problems

National Seminar for Migraine Action Week: An Overview ¬†¬†[Adapted from the Migraine Association of Ireland‚Äôs report.] ‚ÄėMigraine and Well-Being: Approaches to Migraine Management’ was the theme of Migraine Action Week 2012 in a hugely successful national seminar in Dublin attended by over one hundred people. Speaking at the event in the Ballsbridge Hotel on Saturday…..

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Acupuncture and Sleep

February 6th, 2014 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

Scientific Discovery¬†¬† –¬† Better Sleep With Acupuncture¬†¬†¬†¬† 13 January 2012 ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† [Also read article on Insomnia] Electrical engineers in a medical research team discovered how acupuncture benefits sleep. They did it by measuring brain activity with EEG (electroencephalography) before, during and after an acupuncture treatment. Results were conclusive, acupuncture significantly increases slow wave activity of…..

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Acne and Acupuncture

February 6th, 2014 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

Acne is a disorder caused by the action of hormones and other substances on the skin’s oil glands or hair follicles, resulting in spots, boils, pimples, on the face, neck, shoulders, chest, and/or back. This occurs when a follicle or pore is blocked and sebum (an oily substance that the sebaceous glands produce) is prevented…..

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Cancer: Acupuncture Works

October 25th, 2013 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

¬†Cancer¬† is a life-changing journey. Without a doubt it is one of the most sensitive and difficult pathways anyone with Cancer or indeed family members may undertake in their lifetime. Western treatments today use Chemotherapy or Radiotherapy and sometimes both combined. Even though these treatments may be successful, it is the side effects of these…..

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Lower Back Pain

October 25th, 2013 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports, 3 Various Specific Problems

Acupuncture Relieves Lower Back¬†Pain A new study (released on HealthCMI.com) of 236 patients published in the Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain concludes that acupuncture is an effective treatment modality for the relief of lower¬†back pain. A total of 14 acupuncture treatments were applied over a period of four weeks in this randomized investigation. The researchers concluded…..

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Headaches + Migraine Advice

October 23rd, 2013 | Posted in 2 Pain, Injuries, Sports, 3 Various Specific Problems

  ‘Common’ Type headaches which can benefit from acupuncture include‚ÄĒ Tension headache Chronic Daily Headache, (Analgesic Rebound) which fluctuates throughout the day.¬† It can be the result of over-use of pain-killers‚ÄĒa vicious cycle of taking pain-killers to get rid of a headache that is itself caused by taking medication.¬† Withdrawal may result in worsening headaches,…..

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High Blood Pressure

July 8th, 2013 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

Acupuncture can Reduce High Blood Pressure. High blood pressure is a common ailment for many people and is increasing due to the pressure of today‚Äôs society and the way we eat. The following study article will help explain to anyone suffering from high blood pressure how and why acupuncture can really help to lower blood…..

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Immune system

March 12th, 2013 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

¬†¬† EFFECT OF ACUPUNCTURE ON IMMUNE FUNCTION Posted on May 29, 2012 in Cancer Articles/Blogs 60% of people surveyed in an oncology clinic agreed that acupuncture helped with a wide variety of problems. From, pain, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, and vasomotor symptoms to name but a few. Integrative medicine is the way forward in the…..

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Bells’s Palsy – Facial Paralysis

March 12th, 2013 | Posted in 3 Various Specific Problems

Bell‚Äôs Palsy: ¬†Intense Acupuncture Can Improve Muscle Recovery in Patients, Study Suggests Feb. 25, 2013 ‚ÄĒ Patients with Bell palsy who received acupuncture that achieves de qi, a type of intense stimulation, had improved facial muscle recovery, reduced disability and better quality of life, according to a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical…..

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