Acupuncture For Fertility - Questions & Answers to Ease Your Mind

By Lilian Bell

infertilityWhen considering acupuncture for fertility, several question come up. I have answers to some of those questions that will ease your mind and calm your nerves about those little needles. You would not be incorrect to think that many Western medical professionals treat acupuncture for fertility with a degree of skepticism and using acupuncture tends to be the last resort often times for couples that have tried every other traditional method.


Acupuncture For Fertility - Appropriate For You?

By Joseph Conrad

fertility-treatment-1_s600x6002Acupuncture for Fertility - Tracing Its Roots

Acupuncture, which originated in China, is over a thousand years old. In the West, many people in the field of medicine consider it a valid procedure for treating an array of ailments. It can remedy muscle tension, improve skin condition and get rid of smoking, to name a few. Recent research findings show that using acupuncture for fertility purposes can be effective.


IBS and Acupuncture

By S Reynolds

ibs-symptoms-in-womenAcupuncture is becoming one of the more popular alternative and complimentary therapies used by IBS sufferers to help alleviate symptoms. Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medicine that is designed to restore health by improving and bringing balance to qi - the body's natural energy flow. Acupuncture works to restore the proper function of organs, muscles, glands, nerves and vessels.


PCOS and Acupuncture

By Bret Ellington

zzpic20pcovaryFor many women, losing weight is a never-ending struggle. No matter how hard they try, the pounds just won't come off. All the dieting and endless hours in the gym leave them feeling fatigued, hungry and infinitely frustrated with lack of progress. Well, guess what? It might not be your fault. You may have a hormonal condition call Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), making it all but impossible to lose the weight you want to lose. There are many possible symptoms for PCOS and treatment options are available from both Eastern and Western medicine. Western treatments involve different types of hormone therapy, while Eastern treatments rely on acupuncture and herbal therapy.


Acupuncture and Headaches

By Tyehao Lu

headache womanOne of the most common complaints among patients is headaches. Headaches affect people's health in many different ways. There are many different kinds of headaches such as migraine, cluster, and tension headaches. One form of medicine that has been treating headaches for over two thousand years is Chinese medicine and acupuncture.


Acupuncture for Sinus Headaches Pain Relief

By Sandra Kim Leong

headaches-sinusSinus headaches are triggered when the mucous membrane of the sinus cavities in your face get inflamed. If you suffer from sinus headaches, you get a deep, dull pain in front of your head or face (at specific points such as behind the eyes or side of the nose). The pain gets worse if you moved your head physically, especially while bending down or leaning over.


Headache Relief and Massage Therapy

By Nina Howard

massage4Chronic headaches are becoming an epidemic in the United States. Headaches occur to all people at some point in their lives and although sometimes they are related to physical illness such as a cold or flu, often they can be traced to tension, poor posture, jaw problems, constriction in blood vessels or just stress. The average headache can usually be easily remedied with a basic over the counter head medication but what about those suffering from chronic head aches? What options are available to not just relieve their head pain but perhaps prevent it from reoccurring?


How Does Massage Therapy Help Eliminate Muscle Knots?

By Greg Wood

iStock_000010007015XSmallPinched Nerve In Neck? Feel Like You Have Pinched a Nerve In Your Neck? Tried Chiropractic? Massaging muscle knots is instinctive. When we feel a knot in the muscles of our back, most of us reach back to massage it, without even knowing just why massage helps eliminate them knots.


Lower Back Muscle Pain - The TCM Perspective

By Melanie Steeden

acupunctureIn Chinese Medicine, pain occurs when there is obstruction in the flow of Qi and Blood through the channels, organs and tissues. Pain is most often a subjective ailment involving physiological, emotional and psychological issues and can thus be quite difficult to treat, especially more so in the Western medical paradigm, as western science has only in very recent times, understood and acknowledged the importance of the emotional and psychological factors in causing diseased states.


Acupuncture for Depression Works!

By Madison Moore

depressionAcupuncture is a traditional Chinese method of unblocking "blocked energy" from various pathways to energy called "chi" or "qi" (pronounced as key). Depression, on the other hand, is a mood disorder that affects an individual's normal daily life functioning. It has either psychological or physical adverse effects or, most of the time, both effects.

The standard treatment used by conventional medicine or by licensed medical practitioners is to give relief to a person complaining of depression by prescribing anti-depressant drugs and/or psychotherapy.


Is Acupuncture a Reliable Method for an Anxiety Cure?

By Chris M. Malcolm

anxietyPeople who are chronic sufferers of anxiety and depression often seek radical ways of permanently addressing their problems whenever everything else fails. Prescription drugs such as anti-anxiety drugs and antidepressants fall short in the long term cure for chronic anxiety problems. They are there only for immediate and short-term relief of anxiety symptoms and nothing more. For many sufferers, chronic symptoms should not be addressed by chronic medications that would render them dependent on prescription drugs all their life. They do not want to contend with managing anxiety problems anymore; they want a total and permanent cure once and for all for their chronic anxiety problems. A lot of them now are looking into alternative ways for anxiety cure and one of these methods is acupuncture.