Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help prevent heart attack

Coronary artery disease is caused by atherosclerosis of the arteries going to the heart. When the artery walls become thick they restrict the blood supply to the heart and can cause heart and chest pain, irregular heart flutters and heart attack. Smoking, being overweight, high blood pressure, ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Kidney Stones and Renal Colic

Renal colic

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends and endorses acupuncture for the treatment of renal colic and kidney stones.  The incidence of kidney stones is about 80 % higher in men than women and the pain experienced with renal colic is regarded as being even worse than child birth and gunshot ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Irritability

Acupuncture can help with irritability

Acupuncture for depression has been researched in a number of studies in the western world and have demonstrated that acupuncture  may be useful in treating depression. From a statistical analysis perspective, researchers are able to use various parameters and scales to “measure” the change in ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin splints is also referred to as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) and is one of the ten most common sports injuries. People with flat feet are in particular more prone to shin splints and women have an increased associated risk of stress fractures. It can affect young or old and is most ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Hypothyroidism

Thyroid

Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormones with the most common cause being iodine deficiency. The list of symptoms as a result of hypothyroidism is extensive but includes tiredness, weight gain, dry skin, outer one third of eye brow loss, sensitivity to ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture for Peptic Ulcer

Stomach fire

Peptic ulcers are the most common type of ulcer in the gastrointestinal system and can cause stomach acid and severe pain. Other symptoms can include weight loss, decreased appetite and nausea. Aspirin and NSAIDS are commonly used to treat pain conditions but then easily cause peptic ulcers. Another ... Continue Reading >>