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Peripheral Neuropathy

CASE STUDY : TREATMENT OF PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY WITH ELECTROACUPUNCTURE By Jutta Brassil Peripheral neuropathy is a syndrome composed of sensory, motor and vasomotor symptoms which may occur singly or in combination caused by simultaneous disease of a number of different nerves. This condition is usually secondary to collagen vascular conditions, such as polyarteritis nodosa, scleroderma […]

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Chronic pain

‘Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pain and is therefore a reasonable referral option. Significant differences between true and sham acupuncture indicate that acupuncture is more than a placebo.’

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Effect of Acupuncture on Immune Function

60% of people surveyed in an oncology clinic agreed that acupuncture helped with a wide variety of problems. From, pain, nausea and vomiting, fatigue, and vasomotor symptoms to name but a few. Integrative medicine is the way forward in the 21st century. Hopefully more studies will back this up again and again.

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Acupuncture can help stress

Stress. The root of a thousand illnesses. An article proving that acupuncture increases release of a Neuropeptide Y(NPY), a peptide that is secreted by the sympathetic nervous system in humans. This is the system that is involved in the ‘Fight or Flight” mode. If you are around in Cork on the 29th March the Acupuncture […]

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Reducing Anxiety

Reducing the anxiety of a mother with auricular acupuncture whose child is undergoing surgery, resulted in less anxiety in both the mother and the child. A new study shows acupuncture needles — carefully placed around the mother’s ear — can decrease her anxiety. When moms are less anxious, there’s less anxiety in children, experts say.

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Chinese Medicine and stress

A small article about stress from a TCM viewpoint. The purpose of the ACHMI group is to provide a forum for interested parties of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in Ireland and abroad – We aim to improve the PR for practitioners and and highlight awareness for the public within Ireland.

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Acupuncture reduces stress

Another study on the efficacy of acupuncture on stress again! New research published in Experimental Biology and Medicine (Royal Society of Medicine Press) concludes that acupuncture prevents the harmful production of chemicals created by stress. The researchers sought to measure the mechanisms by which acupuncture reduces chronic stress.

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