Thigh cellulite treatment with acupuncture

Thigh cellulite treatment with acupuncture

Cellulite is a condition in which the skin has a dimpled, lumpy appearance. It usually affects the buttocks and thighs but can also occur in other areas. Cellulite occurs when fat deposits push through the connective tissue beneath the skin. Cellulite can affect both men and women, but it is more common in females, due to the different distributions of fat, muscle, and connective tissue.... (read more)

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless Leg Syndrome

Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder characterized by an uncomfortable and unpleasant sensation in the legs that appears at rest, which induces an irresistible urge to move the legs. RLS symptoms are more prominent in the evening and at bedtime and usually disrupt patient sleep. RLS is a common syndrome. Adult prevalence is reported to range from 2% to 5% up to 10–15%.... (read more)

ASP Acupuncture

ASP Acupuncture

Most people, even if they have never experienced a treatment, have at least some understanding of acupuncture. They know, for example, that acupuncture involves the insertion of thin, sterilized needles into various points around the body for the treatment of pain and other conditions. Fewer people are aware that there are additional forms of acupuncture that utilize a specific body region to treat similar conditions... (read more)

Ear acupuncture

Ear acupuncture

Auricular acupuncture is the stimulation of acupuncture points on the external ear surface for the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions in other areas of the body. The ear holds a microsystem of the body, consistent with the brain map discoveries of Canadian neuroscientist Wilder Penfield. Dr. Penfield found that maps of the body exist on the surface, or sensory cortex, of the brain. This... (read more)

Can Acupuncture Really Help You Lose Weight?

Can Acupuncture Really Help You Lose Weight?

Limited time and current expensive rates impel individuals to seek alternatives to lose weight in a practical yet effective way that does not occupy much of their time and take much of their money while allowing them to remain fully available for their daily activities. Limited time and current expensive rates impel individuals to seek alternatives to lose weight in a practical yet effective way... (read more)

Acupuncture to reduce appetite

Acupuncture to reduce appetite

A new study revealed that acupuncture may help people lose weight without undergoing dietary changes or exercise routines. As part of the study, a team of researchers at the Hong Kong Baptist University conducted acupuncture trials on 13 males and 59 females between the ages of 18 and 68 who were observed from September 2015 to October 2016. The participants, who had a body mass... (read more)

Acupuncture for fertility

Acupuncture for fertility

When used in conjunction with Western fertility treatments, acupuncture increases conception rates by 26%. A recent study from Tel Aviv University reports, ““When combining IUI with TCM treatments, 65.5 percent of the test group were able to conceive, compared with 39.4 percent of the control group, who received no herbal or acupuncture therapy. Because of the delicate balance between the hypothalamus, pituitary, and reproductive glands,... (read more)

Acupuncture During Pregnancy

Acupuncture During Pregnancy

Whether you're getting poked with a needle or pressed by a finger, these methods have been shown to relieve nausea and other pregnancy symptoms — and labor pain to boot. Acupuncture is a healing art that originated in China thousands of years ago. Traditional Chinese medicine views the body as two opposing forces, yin and yang. When an imbalance occurs between the two, it blocks... (read more)

Traditional chinese medicine weight management

Traditional chinese medicine weight management

Weight management most often focuses on weight loss but not on how to gain weight, which is understandable in an era where obesity and weight related illness is the primary health challenge. However, for people who face the frustrating situation being unable to put on weight, information is hard to come by and often does not address the cause of being underweight. There can be... (read more)

Acupuncture for weight loss

Acupuncture for weight loss

Acupuncture has experienced a steady increase in popularity of the past 40 years. In 2014, over 10 million acupuncture treatments were administered in the United States alone, according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). With a growing body of scientific studies showing acupuncture’s effectiveness in providing pain relief, researchers and health practitioners have been actively engaged in a quest to understand the full... (read more)