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Acupuncture for Ganglion Cysts

The cause for ganglion cysts from a western medical point of view is still unknown. Theorists have hypothesized that an injury or overuse lead to tissue breakdown in the local area and this debris keeps building up causing a larger and larger lump. This excess tissue then bulges out through the ... Continue Reading >>

Ken Morrison talks tinnitus with Heiko Lade 23rd Aug 2016 1431AM or 104.7FM

Ken Morrison will continue his string of interviews with Heiko Lade and this time he will be discussing the treatment of tinnitus with acupuncture.Tune into Radio Kidnappers on Tuesday 23rd August at 11am and find out what the different causes of tinnitus are from a traditional Chinese medicine ... Continue Reading >>

How does acupuncture for tinnitus work?

I have previously written about acupuncture for tinnitus and the various research that has looked at acupuncture and tinnitus and this blog is going to look more in depth at the how and why certain acupuncture points are selected in the treatment of tinnitus. This article will be looking at causes ... Continue Reading >>

Ken Morrison and Heiko Lade talk High Blood Pressure and Acupuncture 9th August 2016 Radio Kidnappers 1431AM or 104.7FM

Ken Morrison, well known Hawkes Bay DJ and manager of Radio Kidnappers will be discussing with Heiko lade the latest research on acupuncture and high blood pressure.Tune in on Tuesday 9th August at 11am and find out how many billions of dollars is spent each year because of problems associated with ... Continue Reading >>

Latest Research on Acupuncture for High Blood Pressure

Scientific studies to determine if acupuncture can help lower blood pressure have been done for over 20 years. Yet the modern medical community is still slow to accept the results. In 2001, Specialist Mr Pascal J. Goldschmidt commented on research then that "Acupuncture seems to be having a ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs for Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis syndrome can often have symptoms similar to sciatica and both have as key note symptoms of  inflammation. In Piriformis syndrome the piriformis muscle  presses on the sciatic nerve and is can be seen in runners and soccer players.There is also a higher incidence of piriformis syndrome in ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs for Hashimoto’s Disease

Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune disease in which the thyroid becomes chronically inflamed and leads to primary hypothyroidism. Blood tests are used to determine the level of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) and other signs of Hashimoto's disease may include tiredness, sensitivity to cold, ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia Gravis is another autoimmune disease that acupuncture may treat. The incidence of the disease is quite small effecting about one in seven thousand people. From a western medical scientific perspective, there is no cure and the treatment usually involves steroids that have a short limited ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs for Crohn’s Disease

Crohn's disease is regarded as an autoimmune disease of no known cause. Some researchers suspect that some micro-organism may involved but this has been undetected so far.Ulcerative colitis may run in the families of those people with Crohn's disease and  it it is not understood why the incidence of ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Cushing’s Syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome is due to excess secretion of Adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) by the pituitary or over prescribed ACTH such as in Addison's disease. There may be a number of symptoms including tiredness, fluid retention, muscular weakness and accumulation of fatty tissue around the shoulder ... Continue Reading >>