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Tips to Boost the Immune System

I am sure by now everyone has heard the importance of washing your hands so I will not be going over this, as this is a given for any illness. However, the most important things you can do during a pandemic is, eat properly, get a good night of sleep, and some good humor will…

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Medicare to Cover Some Acupuncture in AAFP Advocacy Win

January 28, 2020 03:51 pm News Staff – In a move the Academy championed last summer, CMS has announced it will begin Medicare coverage for acupuncture to treat chronic low back pain. The agency’s Jan. 21 memo(www.cms.gov) outlines policy allowing up to 12 acupuncture treatments in 90 days for Medicare beneficiaries under some circumstances. The…

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Acupuncture offers drug-free treatment for many conditions

From pain relief to support for those trying to quit smoking, Ma’s Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Clinic serves patients in Seattle and Bellevue. Many Americans are afraid to try acupuncture because the thought of needles makes us nervous. But acupuncture can relieve even serious pain and treat many conditions. And far from being stressful, most…

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Acupuncture And Herbs Surpass Drug For Sjögren Syndrome Relief

Acupuncture combined with herbal medicine outperforms an immunomodulatory drug for the treatment of Sjögren syndrome. Sjögren syndrome is an autoimmune disorder wherein the immune system attacks the lacrimal and salivary glands, causing impaired production of tears and saliva. Researchers (Li et al.) compared the therapeutic effects of acupuncture plus herbs with hydroxychloroquine. A Traditional Chinese…

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Glyphosate in Food: 6 Things You Need to Know

Glyphosate is an herbicide that was first developed in the 1950s and later introduced in the United States in the 70s. Glyphosate and other organophosphates have been sprayed across crops and so all genetically modified crops have them. But while this may produce a very high-yield crop, there’s some important things consider with this man-made…

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Psychotherapy, acupuncture provide alternatives to opioids

Local, state and national leaders continue to grapple with ways to combat the opioid epidemic. Two Middle Tennessee professionals are offering potential answers by focusing on alternative treatments for chronic pain. Dr. Alicia Batson is a psychiatrist trained in internal medicine. She works at Centerstone in Nashville, where she treats mental health conditions including chronic…

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Celebrities Love Acupuncture: Should You Try It, Too?

From Sandra Bullock to Jim Carrey to Robert Downey Jr., celebrities from all across the globe are raving about the benefits of acupuncture. We all know that stars make millions of dollars promoting all sorts of products, but acupuncture is something many are happy to endorse for free. Read on to find out what your…

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Acupuncture: Does it Belong in Animal Research?

“Acupuncture is commonly used to relieve pain in both people and pets. Can it also be used alongside traditional medicine to manage pain in laboratory animals? The ancient Chinese therapy is slowly being incorporated into research settings, in an effort to improve clinical conditions and quality of life. A 2015 study in Endocrinology revealed that…

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Chinese acupuncture cures patients in rural Tunisia

A wonderful story about a women, Fatima Kehila living in Sidi Thabet, a rural town in the northern suburbs of Tunisian capital Tunis and how acupuncture help cure her leg arthritis. Read the Story Here!

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Battlefield acupuncture? Yes, it exists, and the military is using it to fight troops’ pain

The U.S. military has added the ancient holistic therapy of acupuncture to its arsenal for fighting opioid abuse in the ranks. The practice, which first originated in China about 8,000 years ago, provides immediate relief for acute and chronic pain, and, without the risk of addiction, can be used without any restrictions. One of the…

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