7 Ways to Alleviate Arthritis

Arthritis is a condition characterized by painful inflammation and stiffness in the joints. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 52.5 million U.S. adults suffer from either arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, fibromyalgia, or lupus1. If you have arthritis, you should try the following tips to alleviate your symptoms. #1) Maintain a Healthy Weight The first step in … Continue reading

Relieve your Arthritis with Acupuncture

Arthritis is a painful and oftentimes debilitating condition that’s characterized by inflammation within one or more joints affecting the hands, lower back, neck, knees and more.  According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 2 people will develop osteoarthritis of the knee by the age of 85. It’s important to note, however, that there are several … Continue reading

Acupuncture Treatment for Arthritis & Chronic Pain Research

Did you know that acupuncture is a very effective treatment for chronic pain and arthritis? A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine in 2012 reported that: An estimated 3 million American adults receive acupuncture treatment each year and chronic pain is the most common presentation. They concluded that: Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pain and arthritis. Acupuncture … Continue reading

Evidence of Acupuncture Improving Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

A study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that acupuncture treatment helped reduce patients’ seasonal allergy symptoms and the need for medication. Participants in the study said that after the acupuncture treatment they had significant improvements to their quality of life, compared to those who did not receive the treatment. These results are significant for people looking to … Continue reading

How Acupuncture Can Safely Help With Allergies and Asthma

Do you suffer from allergies or asthma? If so, you aren’t alone. It’s estimated that more than 26 million Americans have the chronic inflammatory disease asthma, and more than 50 million Americans have nasal allergies. While most people resort to harsh prescription drugs to treat these conditions, a safer and more effective solution may lie in the Traditional Chinese Medicine … Continue reading

Allergies & Asthma – Alternative Treatment Options

Do you suffer from allergies or asthma? It’s a little-known fact that these two conditions are directly linked to each other. Asthma, which affects roughly one in 12 people according to the CDC, is characterized by spasms of the small airways and inflammation. Furthermore, about 90% of children under the age of 16 with asthma have allergies, while 70% of … Continue reading

Acupuncture Alleviates Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Acupuncture has proven to be especially effective in alleviating Irritable Bowel Syndrome for patients suffering from a particularly severe type of IBS known as IBS-D. Recent research has shown that acupuncture has a 96.7% total effective rate with many patients recovering completely from IBS. The study tested the effects of acupuncture on abdominal pain and other severe effects of IBS-D. … Continue reading

Foods to Avoid for People with IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a digestive condition characterized by chronic stomach pain, bloating, irregular bowel movements, diarrhea and/or constipation. It’s estimated that upwards of 15% of the United States population suffers from IBS, many of whom do not even realize it. While there’s no known cure for IBS, individuals can prevent symptoms from occurring by avoiding the consumption of … Continue reading

Alternative Treatment for IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common disease suffered by an estimated 25-45 million people in the United States. Symptoms include chronic abdominal pain, bloating, excess gas and irregular bowel movements. Symptoms can be brought on by a number of triggers including anxiety, insomnia and stress. Although there is no known cure to IBS, there are numerous alternative treatments to … Continue reading