Acupuncture

Acupuncture and breast cancer
These are not features that are suitable for everyone and in fact many treatments for breast cancer today such as chemotherapy produces significant side effects, hormone therapy produces significant menopausal side effects. This not only makes it ... [...]
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Acupuncture Improves Management of Hot Flashes, Quality of Life in Breast Cancer
Women with breast cancer who used acupuncture plus enhanced self-care to manage their hot flashes and climacteric symptoms were better able to manage their symptoms compared with those who used enhanced self-care alone, a study in the Journal of ... [...]
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Trial: Acupuncture Helps With Hot Flashes in Breast Ca
In the "AcCliMaT" study, 190 women with a mean age of 49 years with a diagnosis of breast carcinoma were recruited from five cancer hospitals and one primary healthcare center in northern Italy from March 2010 to October 2013. Almost all of the ... [...]
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Acupuncture Beats Drugs for Hot Flashes, Study Finds
25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Needles beat pills for treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, according to a new trial that compared acupuncture, “sham” acupuncture, the medication gabapentin and a placebo pill. Interestingly, sham acupuncture ... [...]
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Acupuncture And Moxa Alleviate Rheumatoid Arthritis
Acupuncture and moxibustion alleviate rheumatoid arthritis. Research published in the Jilin Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine finds an 83.3% total effective rate for acupuncture combined with moxibustion for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. [...]
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Acupuncture for Rheumatoid Arthritis, A Review
For the estimated 1.3 million Americans who suffer with rheumatoid arthritis, treatment options typically include medications that can be associated with significant side effects. A natural complementary treatment is acupuncture, but how effective is ... [...]
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Breast cancer patients find that acupuncture has 'shocking' health benefits
Mao said allowing women to try alternative therapies as part of their treatment based on preferences, gives them back a sense of control. He also said these natural methods of treatment have shown that they help patients. Trials and research found that ... [...]
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Acupuncture Best for Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors: Study
25, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Needles beat pills for treating hot flashes in breast cancer survivors, according to a new trial that compared acupuncture, "sham" acupuncture, the medication gabapentin and a placebo pill. Interestingly, sham acupuncture ... [...]
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Acupuncture Eases Hot Flashes in Breast Cancer Survivors
At 24 weeks, 16 weeks after treatments ended, acupuncture was still associated with the greatest reduction in hot flashes. But even those who had sham acupuncture or placebo pills had steeper drops in hot flash scores at 24 weeks than those who took ... [...]
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Acupuncture May Help With Hot Flashes After Breast Cancer Treatment
People suffering from breast cancer often experience hot flashes after undergoing treatments that suppress female estrogen hormones.  While hormone replacement therapy can help reduce hot flashes, estrogen can increase the risk of cancer, which makes the procedure, not a good option. [...]
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