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Don’t Be One of the Splinted People! Eliminate the Pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome with Acupuncture!

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Acupuncture Aids Carpel Tunnel!

Everyone has seen someone with one of those wrist braces on in an office environment…hard working people who are suffering through.  Wrist issues are becoming common in many workplaces and can grow into much bigger issues if left untreated. Many of these splinted folks are sufferers of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common job-related injuries and is responsible for the highest number of days lost among all work related injuries. It is also the most frequent surgery of the hand and wrist. Many attribute the rise of CTS to poor computer ergonomics or uncomfortable body positioning for long hours. And for hairdressers, computer programmers, seamstresses, woodworkers, artists, and musicians and many more — this serious injury can mean the sidelining of a livelihood.

The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway in the wrist that is made up of ligaments and bones. The median nerve and the tendons that connect the fingers to the muscles of the forearm pass through this tightly spaced tunnel. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a painful progressive condition caused by compression of a key nerve in the wrist. It occurs when the median nerve, which runs from the forearm into the hand, becomes pressed or squeezed at the wrist. The median nerve controls sensations to the palm side of the thumb and fingers, as well as impulses to some small muscles in the hand that allow the fingers and thumb to move.

Symptoms usually start gradually, with frequent tingling, burning, or numbness in the palm of the hand and the fingers, especially the thumb, index and middle fingers. The symptoms often first appear during the night. As symptoms worsen, people might feel pain, weakness, or numbness in the hand and wrist, that radiates up the arm during the day. It can lead to decreased grip strength, which may make it difficult to form a fist, grasp small objects, or perform other manual tasks. If not properly treated, CTS can cause irreversible nerve damage and permanent deterioration of muscle tissue. But drugs, shots or surgery may not be necessary.

Acupuncture has been shown to be very effective in clearing the causes to carpal tunnel symptoms. In fact, one of the most common reasons that people get acupuncture is for repetitive stress injuries, (such as CTS). Acupuncture is safer than NSAIDs and cortisone shots, and it actually eliminates the pain source rather than temporarily masking symptoms.

Point sites chosen are located in the wrist, forearm, and the neck, upper back area. There is often quite a bit of tension in the muscles and tendons in these areas, and acupuncture releases this tension. The energy supply is restored which also improves the blood and fluid flow pathways to these soft tissue structures. Often the patient experiences immediate improvements, which encourages additional treatments to address deeper causative tensions and blockages. Acupuncture addresses any headaches, neck pain, shoulder stiffness and sleeping problems that often accompany this condition, as well as reducing the swelling, inflammation and pain in the wrist. Be splinted no more!

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Summer Allergies Making You Want to Scream at the Bees? Acupuncture!

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Beat Summer Allergies with Acupuncture!

There is nothing better than bicycling with your eyes swollen shut with the love of pollen. Or a game of touch football interrupted by a good nose blow. During the summer, allergies are generally induced by wind-born tree, grass or weed pollen, and can cause such symptoms as sneezing, nasal congestion, runny nose, watery, itchy or red eyes, headaches, fatigue and sometimes coughing and wheezing. What fun! Summertime!

What’s causing all this awesomeness? An allergy is an immune system disorder that occurs when your body has an inflammatory, hypertensive reaction (the sneezing, etc.) to what is a normally benign substance. Common conditions such as hay fever, eczema, hives and asthma are actually allergic reactions; others include food allergies, responses to bee stings and certain medications. So maybe stop screaming at the bees if you’ve been doing that.

There are two main factors that can make you susceptible to allergens — host and environmental factors. Host factors are items that are genetic (race, age, gender, and heredity) while environmental factors are exposure to pollution, diseases, and exposure to high levels of allergens, particularly at a young age. The dangers posed by allergies range from the merely annoying and/or inconvenient (pollen that causes a runny nose) to the truly life threatening (exposure to certain foods, such as shellfish). There are several types of tests to gauge exactly what allergens your body has a reaction to (as first dates can be awkward enough without the Surf and Turf turning deadly).

Much more can be said about the conventional understandings of allergies, and there are many varying viewpoints on the causes as well as the treatments of them. Most treatments aim to reduce the discomfort of the symptoms temporarily. The ability to cure the underlying causes to the symptoms is not common. This is where acupuncture can succeed where many treatments cannot.

Acupuncture is one of the major holistic therapies used through thousands of years to address the underlying energetic relationships in the body that enables the allergy symptoms to arise. Treatments aim to give immediate relief from the symptoms, and further, it can address the variety of underlying causes.

Point sites for the underlying causes will be found on an individual basis after a thorough case history.  Point sites for immediate relief include local points near the actual symptom places such as the sinus areas, and others not so obvious to understand such as near the hands or feet. The point sites are always on the skin and the surface of the body. A patient will happily experience immediate improvement of the symptoms, and be encouraged therefore to continue to pursue the underlying causes in future treatments. Long term, the symptoms cease to arise and the reactiveness calms. Cease sneezing! Whack wheezing! Huzzah! Touchdown!

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Avoid a Total Eclipse of the Heart — Acupuncture Helps with High and Low Blood Pressure!

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A healthy heart is a happy heart!

One’s health is one’s wealth, and our blood pressure ensures that our life force is flowing is as it should. Unless it doesn’t, and then serious problems can arise.

Low blood pressure, (hypotension) is a condition in which the blood pressure in the body’s blood vessels is too low. However, it is only considered to be a medical problem when there are signs or symptoms present — dizziness, nausea, thirst, poor concentration, lack of strength, rapid shallow breathing and fainting. These symptoms are the result of blood supply to the brain decreasing too much, and it affects the brain’s function.

The main problem which causes the symptoms of low blood pressure is inadequate blood supply to the brain. For this reason it is most often noticed when a person stands up from the sitting position. This is the result of gravity affecting heart blood output and is called orthostatic hypotension. In this case the body is too slow to contract blood vessels in response to postural changes. Another type of blood pressure (called postpradandial low blood pressure) is caused by the drop in blood pressure after eating.

A common cause is pregnancy – during the first and second trimesters pregnant women experience low blood pressure due to the rapid expansion of their circulatory system, (there’s a lot of growth and work going on to work on creating and maintaining two bodies at once). After pregnancy, blood pressure should return to normal in those women that did not have pre-existing low blood pressure.

Another cause of hypotension is hormone or endocrine problems. Either an under or over active thyroid can lead to low blood pressure. Lack of the hormone adrenaline (in the condition Addison’s disease) and problems with insulin (diabetes) can also lead to low blood pressure. We often see low blood pressure in people with migraines, and also with motion and altitude sickness people.

Other notable causes of low blood pressure are dehydration, medication side effects (diuretics and beta blockers in particular), blood loss and blood poisoning. In severe cases, low blood pressure can be life-threatening, leading to a condition called shock.

On the other end of the scale is hypertension, or high blood pressure — a chronic medical condition in which the blood pressure in the body becomes elevated. The most common type is classified as primary hypertension, and the far less common secondary hypertension, which is caused by a condition in another part of the body, such as the heart, kidneys or endocrine system. Middle-aged Americans face a staggering 90 percent chance of developing hypertension, according to a new report in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

If it is left untreated, high blood pressure is a leading cause of strokes, heart attack, kidney failure and arterial aneurysm — definitely something better to work with than ignore. Hypertension is sometimes inherited, but everyone can benefit by maintaining a healthy weight, reducing sugar and sodium intake, avoiding and finding healthy ways of dealing with stress, quitting smoking, and exercising on a regular basis.

Here’s where we make our point — Acupuncture is very helpful in the treatment of both high and low blood pressure. The choice of point sites varies with the consideration of other factors in the medical history.  Acupuncture has a regulatory effect on blood pressure whether it is high or low. It does this by regulating the flow of qi (life energy, life force) and blood around the body.  The acupuncture treatment helps those point sites release the extra tensive energy out, by way of an intrinsic expansive function those same points sites also have.

Whether you suffer from either low or high blood pressure, acupuncture can work alongside many treatment programs. In Western medicine studies suggest that acupuncture can help by regulating hormone levels and body’s sensors (baroreceptors) to normalise low blood pressure.  In many cases acupuncture can reduce or even remove the need for traditional blood pressure medications, which can come with many side effects.

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Go from “Oh No.” to “Oh Yay!” Acupuncture Relieves Incontinence!

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Acupuncture Helps Incontinence!

Millions of people suffer from the potentially embarrassing and life-limiting condition of incontinence. Incontinence is where the body releases (or leaks) urine involuntarily. It tends to affect a larger percent of women than men, and is most common in elderly women. The more times a woman has given birth, the more her risk of urinary incontinence goes up. Smoking is also a risk factor.

There are a number of different types of incontinence, each with its own cause, but in most cases there is an explanation that can be pinpointed. The most common type is stress incontinence, where you leak urine when you laugh, cough, sneeze, or exercise. Another type is urge incontinence, when you may have to “go” suddenly and can’t hold the urine in. Some women have both types. Some people may experience temporary incontinence.

In many cases, other health issues in the body are the origin. These include diabetes, enlarged prostate, and brain disorders (M.S., Parkinson’s disease, strokes). Other causes are stretched pelvic muscles from pregnancy and childbirth, low estrogen levels in women, enlarged prostate in men, side effects of certain medications, recurrent urinary tract infections (UTIs), and being overweight. A series of tests can determine the cause as well as the course of treatment.

A simple issue that helps the health of the bladder function as well as the irritation levels in the urinary tract, is the ph of the intercellular fluids in those tissue structures. Often a low ph (too acidic, or not alkaline enough) can be corrected easily and will improve symptoms dramatically.

Acupuncture is relevant, and gives quick improvement as well. The point sites we choose are on the lower abdomen, as well as the lower back. There will be other point sites as well. The treatment is gentle, relaxing, and painless. It is important to address other health concerns as well, and acupuncture is always holistic in its approach. It also regards illness as an imbalance within the body, with patterns and degrees of being unique to each individual, and the choice of acupuncture points is specific to each patient’s individual needs. Don’t let incontinence keep you from living life to its fullest!

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Decrease the Pain of Arthritis and Increase Mobility with Acupuncture!

Acupuncture Helps Arthritis Sufferers

Acupuncture Helps Arthritis Sufferers!

Chances are, someone you care about suffers from arthritis. Arthritis is one of the most pervasive diseases in the United States and is the leading cause of disability. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every three Americans (an estimated seventy million people) is affected.

Arthritis is a disease that affects the joints of the body. While medicine has identified over 100 different forms of arthritis, there are some symptoms that are common in every variety. These include pain, stiffness and inflammation, while extreme cases can even result in physical disfiguration. Other non-localized symptoms can include fatigue, insomnia, weight loss and fever. In most cases arthritis is limited to one part of the body, typically the hands, feet, knees, hips or any of the major joints. Arthritis is also seen in auto-immune diseases like Lupus, Rheumatoid arthritis and Scleroderma and as a manifestation of problems in body chemistry as in Gout.

While most forms of arthritis are considered non-preventable, you can lessen your risk by remaining physically active, sticking to a healthy diet and maintaining a healthy weight. The earlier in the arthritis process the disease is detected and treatment is started, the better the outlook.

For most people, arthritis pain and inflammation cannot be avoided as the body ages. In fact, most people over the age of fifty show some signs of arthritis as joints degenerate over time. Fortunately, arthritis can often be managed with acupuncture.

Acupuncture decreases pain by increasing the release of endorphins (chemicals that block pain). Many acu-points are near nerves. When stimulated, these nerves cause a dull ache or feeling of fullness in the muscle. The stimulated muscle sends a message to the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord), causing the release of endorphins (morphine-like chemicals produced in our own bodies during times of pain or stress). These endorphins, along with other neurotransmitters (body chemicals that modify nerve impulses), block the message of pain from being delivered up to the brain.

All joint pain occurs within the external aspect of the body, along the acupuncture channels. However, the condition is always accompanied by a deeper, systemic imbalance within the body. For treatment to be effective, both the manifestation (the joint pain) and the root cause need to be treated. Acupuncture restores harmony to the body, and thereby corrects the imbalance. If the systemic imbalance is not too severe and/or the patient is strong, acupuncture may offer a cure. However, if the arthritic process is very deep-rooted, acupuncture may only be able to offer pain relief and help prevent further progression of the disease. Regardless, with acupuncture treatments, improvements are a sure thing. Less pain, greater mobility and range of motion, as well as improved strength come quickly with a series of treatments. And you can get back to what you were doing!

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When the Blues Don’t Go Away — Acupuncture Helps!

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Acupuncture Can Chase the Blues Away!

Everyone goes through dark moods. But when that bad feeling doesn’t go away, sometimes it’s good to call in reinforcements! Depression is somewhat of a blanket term for a number of mental conditions that are also casually referred to as having the blues, feeling down, being out of it or in a sad mood. While some are merely passing and not chronic, others (such as bipolar disorder and borderline personality disorder) require treatment to keep things under control.

There are a large number of causes for depression, including genetics, chemical imbalances, hormone issues and other medical conditions. Symptoms of depression include loss of interest or focus, fatigue, changes in eating habits and excessive sleeping, among many others.

A recent study in the Canadian Journal of Psychiatry suggests that acupuncture, as a stand-alone therapy, may be quite effective for mild to moderate depression. This particular study was a compilation of several different studies looking at the effectiveness of acupuncture at relieving the symptoms of mild to moderate depression. These studies looked at many different kinds of acupuncture including traditional acupuncture with needles.

It also included a wide segment of the population from very young to very old. Putting all these studies together they found that acupuncture is at least as effective as antidepressant medications and when used in conjunction with antidepressants, acupuncture may also reduce many of the medication side effects.

Depression is an important mechanism the body/mind sets up to “prevent things from getting worse”.The function of this mechanism is to be respected, and we work with the appropriate point sites and energy systems to support the actual improvement of “things”, so the need for the depression in this sense goes away or is lessened.

The energy systems we work with include the Liver system, and many other point sites may be used to address what we find in each individual case – based on the history and complete exam, of pulses and tongue as well.  Depression may be the result of a “dysregulation” of the seven emotions — joy, anger, worry, contemplation, grief, fear and shock. If acupuncture is able to reestablish a balance among these emotions, the symptoms of depression are relieved.

An initial and immediate sign of improvement is often sleeping improvements and the feeling of better and more “energy”.  And that’s something to celebrate!

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No Use Cursing the Gopher When The Ankle’s Already Twisted – Acupuncture Supports Sprained Ankles!

Heel Pain Relieved with Acupuncture!

Ankle Sprains Relieved with Acupuncture!

It’s amazing, really, how easy it is to sprain your ankle.  And it’s usually nothing that death-defying or glamorous.  Getting up too fast and twisting weird while getting a snack. Tripping over your own foot and falling down the stairs. Stepping into a gopher hole when you were just trying to catch a frisbee.  And no, “I’m” not “all right”, Mr. Gopher. Not so much at all…

A sprain is the most common type of ankle injury, something that occurs when the foot twists beyond the range of normal motion and the ligament is stretched or suffers a tear. (Stepping in a hole, for example.) Most ankle sprains happen when you make a rapid shifting movement with your foot planted. Often the ankle rolls outward and the foot turns inward. This causes the ligaments on the outside of the ankle to stretch and tear. The most serious sprains involve a partial or fully torn ligament. Symptoms of a sprained ankle include immediate pain, swelling, bruising, and if the injury is severe, the inability to put any weight on it. The recommended treatment for an ankle sprain is R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation).

A sprained ankle can move an athlete or performer to the sidelines and offstage — it was just reported that Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp is expected to miss the three-game series against the Blue Jays after spraining his left ankle.  Many an understudy takes the stage when the principal dancers of a ballet suffer a sprain.  However, acupuncture is one of the most successful treatments for this par­tic­u­lar ailment, it is extraordinary. Serena Williams received sev­eral acu­punc­ture treat­ments early in 2012 when she was in Brisbane com­pet­ing in the Women’s International Tennis Tournament, who also, incidentally,  had  a very good year in 2012!

Acupuncture is also great for the student, the secretary, the editor-in-chief, the Mom…you get the idea. Acupuncture is important to add to the treatment plan when you sprain your ankle, in fact, if the treatment begins soon after the injury, chronic pain can be avoided. The electro-magnetic field needs to be de-traumatized, the energy flow pattern needs to be cleared to enhance complete restoration of the ankle strength. The healing goes faster, and all residual blockages of “energy patterns” is cleared away. For all patients seeking acupuncture, a history of body injuries is asked about, and old ankle injuries are listed and considered in that future treatment, in addition to other injuries larger or smaller. The body has the ability to “remember” traumas. Acupuncture can release and heal it.

Point sites chosen will certainly be local, and near to the injury. Do not be surprised if point sites farther away are also included. Acupuncture is painless, gentle, and effective. Often, the anxiety and stress are immediately relieved. Patients feel much more relaxed and at ease during and after a treatment. Consider limping or hopping in for a treatment right away. Your frisbee is waiting!

P.S. (Topsoil is great for filling in gopher holes.)

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Autoimmune Disorders are a Drag — Lupus Sufferers Helped with Acupuncture

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Acupuncture Beneficial
To Lupus Sufferers

Everyone reacts differently. One person with lupus may have swollen knees and fever.  Another person may be tired all the time, suffer depression or have kidney trouble. Someone else may have rashes or unusual hair loss. Lupus can affect people of different races, ethnicities, and ages, both men and women, but lupus is most common in women between the ages of 15 and 44. Lupus has levels of severity, with mild lupus that doesn’t affect one’s life-style up to severe lupus, which can be potentially life threatening.

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects multiple body systems, causing inflammation of the connective tissue.   Lupus is a chronic illness, and there are four types: discoid lupus erythematosus, drug-induced lupus erythematosus, neonatal lupus and the most common form, systemic lupus erythematosus, or SLE.

Lupus causes the body to turn its immune system against itself, resulting in widespread inflammation that can affect the joints, organs, skin and blood cells. Antibodies created by the immune system are supposed to attack bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi and other substances that are invading the body. However, in individuals with lupus, these antibodies attack their own bodies, causing damage to their skin, joints, muscles, nerves, and major organs.

Depending on which part of the body is attacked, lupus produces a wide range of symptoms, They range from skin disorders, (acute and chronic), including the classic butterfly rashes on the face, pain and swelling in the cheeks, redness across the skin, especially after exposure to sunlight, to swelling, pain and redness in joints and muscles, fatigue, and nerve and brain damage, including headaches, memory loss, depression and mania. Lupus can also cause blood disorders, such as low white blood cell count, which causes immune deficiency, low red blood cell count (causing anemia), low platelets that can cause bleeding and bruising, and lung, heart, kidney and liver issues.

Acupuncture offers relief from the painful symptoms involved with lupus. As lupus tends to be a chronic and relapsing disease with periods of remission that can last for years, acupuncture helps strengthen the body and reduce the frequency and severity of flare-ups. While there is no established cure for lupus, regular and consistent treatment with acupuncture can greatly improve the symptoms, especially pain management and fatigue issues, as well as regulating the immune system and improving the overall quality of life!

Acupuncture can create change positive change, and, along with important dietary changes (as it is found that lupus sufferers also suffer food allergies) and exercise,  acupuncture allows patients to maintain their health and lead a more normal and active life. Lupus can be a very difficult disease to cope with, but acupuncture is a wonderful tool to use in the quest for health!

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Fatigue of the Chronic Kind! Acupuncture Relieves Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

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Acupuncture Relieves Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

There is no longer a reason to suffer needlessly from Chronic Fatigue, and instead feel relaxed, energized and feel less pain. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (also referred to as CFS) is the medical name for a series of disorders that is characterized by a persistent feeling of fatigue that is not caused by lack of sleep or by excessive physical activity, as well as a wide range of accompanying symptoms, some very uncomfortable.

Because CFS is a multi-faceted disease, it often takes several visits to medical professionals to finally diagnose. CFS can affect people of any age. However, it’s most common between the ages of 25 and 45.  Besides being difficult to diagnose, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome can last for years, and there is no known cure. There is a virus that has been associated with chronic fatigue, the Epstein Barr virus (best known as the cause of infectious mononucleosis).

After a prolonged illness, fatigue can be a lingering symptom. When the body fluids have a lower ph than 6.8, as measured in the saliva or urine, fatigue, tiredness, headaches, insomnia, pain, and tension may be the resulting signs.  But there is no need to suffer all of these symptoms. Acupuncture is very helpful in the treatment of the symptoms as well as in the underlying causes of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome.

A thorough history, and an individual approach in the choice of point sites will usually give immediate positive results. Spleen and Kidney energetic systems are considered, as well as abdomen and upper back point sites, as chronic fatigue syndrome involves kidney-adrenal exhaustion, spleen-stomach digestion deficiency, liver stagnation and blockage — over taxation of one’s vital energy resources.

Acupuncture works to resolve those issues, and corrects any imbalances. Acupuncture analysis includes a peek at the tongue, as well as checking the pulses. Improving the diet is always a good idea, including organic foods supplemented with digestive enzymes and many patients find that a gluten-free, low inflammatory diet assists as well. Meditation and gentle exercise is also helpful, but patients feel a more immediate, energy-boosting change with acupuncture. Among the most noticeable benefits of acupuncture for CFS include:

  • Less pain
  • Better sleep
  • Relaxation
  • Enhanced immune system
  • Better overall health

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Cease Night Sweats with Acupuncture – Friend of Menopause!

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Acupuncture Nixes Night Sweats!

Today approximately 40 million American women suffer with the unpleasant and sometimes debilitating symptoms of menopause — about 80% of them having hot flashes and night sweats.  Hot flashes may be the single most aggravating symptom during menopause. Hot flashes are the subjective sensation of intense warmth in the upper body, neck and face. Since hot flashes occur most frequently at night, it is not uncommon for women affected by them to experience insomnia, restlessness, irritability, and depression. They may occur in 80% of menopausal women, and may last for up to five years. Depressing indeed!

Women are also looking towards holistic therapies to treat their symptoms. In 2002, the results of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study showed that conventional combined hormone replacement therapy poses serious health complications to women’s health and well-being. Hormone replacement therapy doesn’t only fail to help many women, it actually increases the risk of many cancers, as well as gallbladder disease, stroke, and heart attacks.

Acupuncture therapy is a well-known, safe, effective and natural remedy to re-balance the nervous, circulatory, and endocrine (hormonal) systems, and all glands in the body. Additionally, acupuncture helps circulate the natural flow of energy so that the body can initiate the healing process. Patients feel a sense of increased well-being and a higher energy level. All of this with no side effects!

A new study, published in the online journal Acupuncture in Medicine, showed that women who suffer from hot flashes night sweats and other uncomfortable symptoms of menopause were able to find relief through acupuncture.

The study included 53 postmenopausal women who received either actual treatment or a placebo treatment over a course of five weeks. The real acupuncture group got pierced with the needles at 10 acupuncture points while the placebo group got poked with blunted needles that did not penetrate the skin.

Results showed that at the end of the study period, the women who got acupuncture showed more relief from their symptoms compared to their counterparts who received the placebo treatment. Their hot flashes were less severe and estrogen levels were significantly higher for the women in the treatment group compared to the controls.

The beneficial effects of traditional acupuncture, according to the researchers, did not appear to be related to changes in levels of hormones that trigger menopause and its associated symptoms. The researchers suggested that traditional acupuncture may offer an alternative for women who cannot or do not want to use hormone replacement therapy to ease menopause symptoms like hormonal night sweats.

Another study included more than 260 postmenopausal women experiencing, on average, seven or more hot flushes per 24 hours during seven consecutive days. This study, conducted at the National Research Center in Alternative and Complementary Medicine showed that frequency and severity of hot flashes fell in the acupuncture treatment group. The acupuncture group also experienced better sleep and better physical well-being.

So in a nutshell — acupuncture can curb hot flashes and night sweats, balance the endocrine system, improve sleep quality and energy levels, increase your immune function, promote mind-body relaxation, and strengthen metabolism. All of this combines to promote better health and an enhanced quality of life! High five, acupuncture!

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Author: Andrée Lambertson