Acupuncture


Acupuncture and physical exercise for affective symptoms and health-related quality of life in polycystic ovary syndrome

Acupuncture and physical exercise for affective symptoms and health-related quality of life in polycystic ovary syndrome Abstract Background Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have symptoms of depression and anxiety and impaired health related quality of life (HRQoL). Here we test the post-hoc hypothesis that acupuncture and exercise improve depression […]


Acupuncture Is A Cost-Effective Healthcare Option

The lack of acupuncture coverage by insurance companies in Massachusetts at best disappointing. Very few companies actually cover acupuncture treatments. I know I save insurance companies tens of thousands each year. I have little doubt that my acupuncture colleagues in Massachusetts in total save insurance companies many millions. We would […]


Acupuncture Superior to Standard of Care for Chronic Pain – More than the placebo effect

A recent Archives of Internal Medicine systematic review article of acupuncture randomized control trials (RCTs) found that acupuncture was more effective than what customary care for chronic pain. The meta analysis examined 29 studies involving almost 18,000 adults. The researchers concluded that acupuncture was more effective than customary medical treatments […]


Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) and Miscarriage

The definition of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss is three or more miscarriages prior to 20 weeks gestation.    However even one miscarriage takes it emotional toll.  Even though the statistical chances of carrying a baby to term are much more favorable than having another miscarriage it is probably better to take the […]

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Acupuncture Improves Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a metabolic imbalance of a woman’s hormones. This imbalance can cause changes in the menstrual cycle (amenorrhea, irregular periods, dysmenorrhea), skin changes, small cysts in the ovaries, infertility, hair growth and other problems. In a woman’s normal menstrual cycle one (or more) eggs are released […]

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Acupuncture Effect for Post-Episiotomy Pain

Institute: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, San Gerardo Hospital , Monza, Italy . Author: Marra C, Pozzi I, Ceppi L, Sicuri M, Veneziano F, Regalia AL. Journal: J Altern Complement Med. Abstract Objectives: The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate the efficacy of acupuncture in relieving perineal pain […]