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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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Understanding the stress-disease connection

TCM practitioners understand that the Mind /Body connection is hugely important in health and in sickness. This Dr feels that his training is letting down patients by not incorporating what we as TCM practitioners and other disciplines like Ayurvedic practitioners are taught from early on.

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