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Acupuncture improves tinnitus

Acupuncture improves tinnitus

Iranian investigators have found that acupuncture can reduce the severity of tinnitus. In their randomised trial, 88 patients suffering from chronic tinnitus were allocated to either verum or sham acupuncture.
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Acupuncture as good as drugs for constipation

Acupuncture as good as drugs for constipation

Acupuncture is as effective as drug therapy for the treatment of chronic functional constipation (CFC), according to a large Chinese study. The trial involved 684 patients who were randomly allocated to receive one of three acupuncture protocols or the gastroprokinetic drug mosapride for a period of four weeks.
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Acupuncture more effective than morphine for acute kidney pain

Acupuncture more effective than morphine for acute kidney pain

Acupuncture is associated with a much faster and deeper analgesic effect and better tolerance in comparison with morphine for patients suffering from acute renal colic. A total of 115 emergency room patients with renal colic were randomised into two groups by Iranian researchers.
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Can Acupuncture reduce antihistamine use in hayfeversufferers

Acupuncture reduces antihistamine use in hayfever sufferers

A German trial aimed to investigate the effects of Acupuncture for reducing seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) symptoms. The results showed to significantly reduce their antihistamine use while improving their symptoms.
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Weight loss article

Weight loss

Research conducted in Shanghai China by Zhuting Xu et al., (2012) investigated the effects of acupuncture treatment for weight loss in patients with obesity.
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Is there scientific proof for Acupuncture?

Is there scientific proof for Acupuncture?

Contrary to the beliefs held by sceptics, there is currently a huge amount of scientific evidence supporting not only the efficacy of acupuncture as a treatment for a host of ailments, but also the mechanisms of this ancient therapy in the body.
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alleviation of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS)

Chronic Fatigue Recovery with Acupuncture

Shenzhen Hospital of Chinese Medicine researchers determined that acupuncture is safe and effective for the alleviation of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). Subjective documentation of symptomatic improvements and objective measurements (including IgA and IgG levels) record a 90% total effective rate and a 50% total recovery rate.
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Acupuncture Pain Relief After C-section featured

Acupuncture Pain Relief After C-section

Researchers find acupuncture more effective than intravenous sufentanil citrate for the relief of post-C-section pain. Nanyang Wolong District Maternity and Child Health Care Hospital researchers investigated the effects of electroacupuncture (EA) on patients with post-C-section pain in a randomized controlled study.
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Acupuncture Found Effective For Stroke Paralysis Recovery

Acupuncture Found Effective For Stroke Paralysis Recovery

Acupuncture is found effective for the treatment of paralysis caused by a stroke. Researches tested the Shujintongluo acupuncture protocol for the treatment of hemiplegia, a type of stroke affecting one side of the body.
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Acupuncture Beats Drug For Insomnia Relief

Acupuncture Beats Drug For Insomnia Relief

Acupuncture outperforms drug therapy for the treatment of insomnia. Hangzhou Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers compared the efficaciousness of auricular acupuncture with estazolam drug therapy for the treatment of insomnia in senior citizens. Estazolam achieved an 82.9% total effective rate and auricular acupuncture achieved a 91.4% total effective rate.
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