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Apitherapy
Can apitherapy treat the symptoms of Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection that sometimes can be difficult for victims and even doctors to initially diagnose. That's because the symptoms of Lyme — fatigue, fever, sweats, headaches, muscle, neck and joint pain and trouble sleeping — resemb…

Traditional Chinese Medicine
Acupuncture for Amblyopia

An recent article in the journal Ophthalmology reported the results of a clinical trial that evaluated acupuncture as an adjunctive treatment for anisometropic amblyopia. In the abstract, the authors conclude:

Acupuncture is a potentially useful …

Traditional Chinese Medicine
Celebrities Swear By Acupuncture — An Ancient Technique and a...

Sometimes, we do bonkers things to look beautiful and improve our skin, but is sticking needles in your face going too far?

Acupuncture, the practice of sticking said needles into your body, is an ancient Chinese medical practice that has been al…

Acupressure
Acupressure And Acupuncture - A Brief History

The origins of acupressure and acupuncture are as ancient as the instinctive impulse to hold your forehead or temples when you have a headache. Everyone at one time or another has used his or her hands spontaneously to hold tense or painful places on t…

Acupuncture
How to Tap away Stress with this Ancient Acupressure Technique

Have you got an upcoming event marked in your calendar with a red circle of fear? Anxiety makes appearances in everybody’s lives at some point, but this feeling of worry or anxiety should subside once the event has passed. For some, this stress rema…

Genetics
Acupuncture Outperforms Hormonal Treatment For Infertility, R...

Researchers find acupuncture combined with clomiphene more effective than clomiphene plus supplementary hormonal pharmaceuticals for the treatment of infertility. The combination of acupuncture plus clomiphene produces significantly higher pregnancy ra…

Traditional Chinese Medicine
Forget Painkillers, Yoga Can Cure Aches and Pains

Yoga and acupuncture really can relieve pain, according to new research.

Some of the most popular complementary health approaches - including yoga, tai chi and acupuncture - appear to be effective at managing painful conditions.

Scientists …

Traditional Chinese Medicine
Put Ice on this Point Twice Daily and Enjoy Amazing Results

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China and has evolved over thousands of years. TCM practitioners use herbal medicines and various mind and body practices, such as acupuncture and tai chi, to treat or prevent h…

Traditional Chinese Medicine
Moxibustion and Cupping

Moxibustion is the burning of cones made from the processed fine leaves of the Mugwort plant on Acupuncture points, or on broad areas of the body to achieve specific healing effects. Moxabustion is warm, and as heat is an energy source, it is a way to …

Acupuncture
Alternative Medicine Finally Becoming More Mainstream

Proponents say integrative and holistic treatments such as acupuncture and diet are finally being recognized and accepted by the traditional medical world.

There was a time not so long ago when the term “alternative medicine” conjured up visions …

Lifestyle and Behaviour
Learn How Your Face Can Reveal What Part of Your Body Is Sick...

Ancient Chinese healers didn’t rely on sophisticated machines in order to detect diseases – in fact, they learned how to read the face and recognize the signs of any disease and condition. For example, they believed that any kind of skin problem (redne…

Traditional Chinese Medicine
Laser Acupuncture Metabolic Weight Loss - New Study

Laser acupuncture helps metabolic syndromes patients lose weight, achieving reductions in hip and waist circumferences. This type of needle-free acupuncture also reduces cholesterol and insulin levels. These results were documented in a study of obese …

Acupuncture
Acupuncture Produces Anti-inflammatory Responses

A laboratory study reveals that the anti-inflammatory effects of acupuncture involve the downregulation of proinflammatory cellular biochemicals. In a controlled experiment, rheumatoid arthritis rats were divided into three groups. Group A did not rece…

Home Remedies
How to Fix Your Period Without Birth Control

Dealing with an abnormal menstrual cycle? Has your period stopped completely for no clear reason? This article will help you recover a healthy period using diet and lifestyle changes - without resorting to birth control use.

Having a healthy, nor…

Traditional Chinese Medicine
Confessions of an Acupuncturist

Thirty years ago, I was one of the first nationally certified acupuncturists in the United States and went on to open two offices in New Hampshire. Was so successful that the medical board felt compelled to come after me for practicing medicine (acupun…

Physiotherapy
2 Acupressure Points To Enhance Your Concentration And Memory

The medical technique of acupressure is all about finding the meridian lines on the body and applying pressure on them, in a way to promote blood circulation, relieve pain, etc. This is quite similar to Acupuncture, except that in the Acupuncture techn…

Traditional Chinese Medicine
SCIENCE IS FINALLY PROVING THE EXISTENCE OF MERIDIAN POINTS T...

It may seem counterintuitive, but there are many instances where science can actually hold us back from new discoveries and knowledge. Unfortunately, mainstream science is quick to discount anything which cannot be physically seen or felt, making notio…

Acupuncture
Study Confirms Acupuncture More Effective Than Prescription P...

Researchers working on the study at the Fattaouma Bourguiba University Hospital in Tunisia say that intravenous morphine is less effective at easing pain than acupuncture.

Prescription-only and over-the-counter opioid pain medication can have sev…

Lifestyle and Behaviour
The Tipping Point for Tapping: EFT Goes Mainstream

Even though the world didn’t end on Dec. 21, 2012, perhaps a real energetic change in our worldview did occur on that auspicious date. One anomaly that shows evidence of such a transformation was a workshop I co-facilitated in April for 86 health care …

Ayurveda (Ayurvedic Medicine)
Cures from east and west: The Mahatma on medicine

I belong to a family of doctors trained in modern or Western medicine. Back in the 1980s, the doctors I was related to, or friends with, were all sceptical of alternative forms of health care. They had no time for homeopathy, ayurveda or acupuncture, n…

Vitamins and Minerals
“Better Than BOTOX” — These Natural Methods Are Proven By Sci...

For the longest time I was convinced that I probably wouldn’t look old until I was really ancient thanks to that young person’s sense of being exempt from time’s relentless march across every face. Now I’m 33, it seems I was wrong. Soft little lines fr…

Emotional Freedom Technique
The Tapping Solution (EFT): How To Get Started

What I’m going to share with you on this page, and this entire site, is likely to drastically improve the quality of your life. You see, when I first learned about EFT, a type of

Acupressure
Complementary and Alternative Holistic Health - 8 Remedies t...

Summer is already here with the days becoming warmer and warmer and people spending more and more time outside. On a beautiful summer day, we all want to be healthy and glowing. For most, the main focus of leading a

Holistic Therapies
Auricular Acupuncture Benefits: Healthy Heart

How do you improve your heart health? A lot of people are asking this question today because of the growing amount of heart attacks. If you are looking to improve your heart health, your ear might hold the answer. What? Yes, this is true. Auricular acu…

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