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Publishing in the journal “Zhen Ci Yan Jiu” (“Acupuncture Research”), a team of researchers recently explored the clinical mechanisms behind a simple combination of acupuncture points aiding a complex disease process. Their paper is titled “Protective effect and mechanism of electroacupuncture of “…

The coronavirus is currently appearing in the US and has spread well throughout large parts of the world. As time has passed since the first cases in China, we are starting to see the viability and effectiveness of a variety of western and eastern treatment options. As with many diseases and imbala…

Statistically there is one person every 3 seconds, somewhere in the world, that develops dementia. There are currently around 50 million people world-wide which are in various stages of memory impairment and this number is currently expected to double every 20 years. There are, of course, a host of…

Neck pain, statistically speaking, will be experienced by nearly 50% of the global population in their adult lifetime. It can be a very painful condition, which due to how we use our necks for day to day life, can limit social and physical activities for approximately 25% or so of sufferers. Wit…

According to the World Health Organization the global rates of diabetes have risen in the last 30 years by approximately 300 million cases.  Currently there are over 400 million cases of type II diabetes globally.  People who are clinically obese, a strong contributing factor to type II diabetes, …

For men comes one of the more directly named syndromes in western medicine, PADAM (or partial androgen deficiency of the aging male). Also known as "male menopause", PADAM is an indicator for an important set of issues which may arise as men age. Generally involving low testosterone (also mentione…

Many digestive issues including Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Crohn's are commonly treated with Chinese Medicine.  The process may take anywhere from a few months to a year or more to resolve these issues completely .  Generally a combination of techniques including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medi…

The beneficial effects of acupuncture on improving outcomes during western chemo cancer treatments have been well established in both clinical outcomes and in research studies. The reductions in nausea and/or vomiting from chemo are very beneficial not just from an obvious viewpoint, but many time…

Below you will find commonly used acupressure points located on the chest and abdomen.  Chest and abdomen points are helpful for a range of conditions including fatigue, breathing problems, digestive issues, anxiety and other emotional imbalances and more.  For acupressure points on other parts of …

Tinnitus is a common complaint seen by Chinese Medicine practitioners, particularly as many western treatments have poor response rates.  There are cases where structural abnormalities exist and these are difficult to resolve with any method, however, many cases exist without a known etiology.  Wit…

Acupuncture and related Chinese Medicine techniques are commonly used to treat a wide range of digestive and bowel related medical conditions.  Irritable bowel syndromes is a commonly treated condition within many acupuncture clinics around the world as western treatments are often limited or undes…

Acupuncture is often used to treat weight loss, but treatments will vary widely based on the true causes of weight issues. These causes can range from addictions, to thyroid conditoins, to depression, to poor lifestyle habits and often involve multiple factors. This ability to take into account t…

The following article, a reprint from Tom Tam, covers the treatment of Leukemia with Tong Ren Therapy.  For a general introduction to Tong Ren, please read the introductory brochure. According to a report from the Leukemia Society of America, there were approximately 140,000 leukemia patients in th…

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