Treatment of infertility by acupuncture

Treatment of infertility by acupuncture

Proponents of the technique use acupuncture to treat many different causes of infertility, including spasmed tubes and repeated pregnancy losses. Acupuncture also is believed by some experts to treat the thyroid problems that can cause infertility. Acupuncture frequently combined with herbal medicine, has been used for centuries to treat some but not all causes of infertility. For example, acupuncture and herbs will not work to... (read more)

Acupuncture for Lazy Ovaries

Acupuncture for Lazy Ovaries

Lazy ovary on its own is one of the common organic causes of infertility. A woman visits her infertility doctor and he tells her that one of her pairs of ovary is lazy and does not produce eggs because the ovarian follicles don't seem to be developing or enlarging within the ovary to nourish the eggs. There is no internal evidence of egg maturation and... (read more)

Acupuncture on muscular strength

Acupuncture on muscular strength

Acupuncture is a form of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) that has long been sought after for its proposed benefits for the body. Its been around for nearly 2,500 years, and is one of the many ancient practices that continues to grow with the ever-changing health industry. In TCM, acupuncture is commonly used to balance out dis-harmonies in the body. These dis-harmonies can come in the... (read more)

Catgut embedding to lose weight

Catgut embedding to lose weight

There are many different kinds of methods to lose weight, when people think of losing weight, what comes to their mind may be dieting, exercising and taking weight losing pills etc. Many people may not familiar with or even don’t know the term Catgut embedding. Weight loss therapy catgut embedding is popular in China these days. According to the website of lose weight 2012, Catgut... (read more)

Acupuncture for hand & wrist pain in athletes

Acupuncture for hand & wrist pain in athletes

The hand is one of the marvels of human nature. The precision movements it can make allow us to do a huge number of activities that our nearest primate cousins cannot. The complexity and dexterity of the hand are wonderful, and they also get us into trouble. Many activities we do daily – typing on a keyboard, using our thumbs on our cell phones, using... (read more)

Acupuncture for foot injuries in martial arts

Acupuncture for foot injuries in martial arts

The most common martial arts injuries include plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendonitis, ankle sprains, sesamoiditis, hematomas (particularly of the nail bed under the toenails), dislocated joints, and fractures of bones in the feet and lower legs. While some of these injuries may be due to overuse, particularly plantar fasciitis, sesamoiditis, and Achilles tendonitis, others occur often due to a direct blow or poor form during a... (read more)

Acupuncture for Menstrual disorders

Acupuncture for Menstrual disorders

Menstrual disorders can be extremely worrying for women when they occur unexpectedly. However, there are numerous reasons that cause women to have menstrual disorders and many of them are not serious. Furthermore, menstrual disorders can often be combated with a healthy diet and a good exercise routine. If these do not help, there are other treatments available, like acupuncture. Some women have found that there... (read more)

Acupuncture for polycystic ovarian syndrome

Acupuncture for polycystic ovarian syndrome

PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. It’s an endocrine (hormonal) disorder characterized by infrequent or absent periods, multiple cysts on the ovaries, obesity and high levels of androgens (such as testosterone and DHEA-S), which leads to excess facial and body hair, hair thinning or male pattern baldness and acne. Many PCOS patients have insulin resistance, which means that your body isn’t able to properly absorb... (read more)

Accupuncture and arm spasm

Accupuncture and arm spasm

Muscle spasms, also known as muscle cramps or a charley horse, are involuntary contractions of the muscles. Although these contractions can be very painful, they are rarely dangerous or a cause for concern. However, severe or lasting pain should always be examined by your doctor. Common areas affected are the feet, thighs, lower legs, hands, arms, abdomen, neck, shoulders, jaw and even along the rib... (read more)

Acupuncture for vaginal infection

Acupuncture for vaginal infection

Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of an organism called Candida. These organisms are sometimes present in the vagina in smaller numbers without any symptoms, but occasionally a change in their environment gives them a chance to multiply and grow out of control. Yeast infections can occur due to increased sexual activity, infections, colds, and tight clothing. They may also be passed from partner... (read more)