Acupuncture

A Great Point: Acupuncture Can Boost Your Fertility

A Great Point: Acupuncture Can Boost Your Fertility he ancient Chinese believed that energy-forces called meridians ran through the body. Blockages along these meridians could lead to sickness and other ailments, including infertility. Chinese acupuncture practitioners treat these blockages by painlessly inserting slender needles at different points along the meridians. Today many health professionals believe that acupuncture stimulates nerves and...

Acupuncture Treatments Improve Pregnancy Rates

Acupuncture Treatments Improve Pregnancy Rates A recent study of acupuncture given with embryo transfer in women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) suggests that acupuncture may improve rates of pregnancy. An estimated 10 to 15 percent of couples experience reproductive difficulty and seek specialist fertility treatments, such as IVF. Acupuncture physician, Dr. Susan Schiff of Acupuncture Associates of Delray Beach, is one of the few...

Acupuncture, How It works?

Acupuncture, How It works? Many studies in animals and humans have demonstrated that acupuncture can cause multiple biological responses. These responses can occur locally, i.e., at or close to the site of application, or at a distance, mediated mainly by sensory neurons to many structures within the central nervous system. This can lead to activation of pathways affecting various physiological systems in the brain as well...

Post Operative Anxiety and Pain: Managed by Combination (Acupuncture, Massage) Therapy

Post Operative Anxiety and Pain: Managed by Combination (Acupuncture, Massage) T The diagnosis of cancer can be as catastrophic as the news of the death of a loved one. The initial reaction of the individual is shock and denial, which is generally followed by anxiety, depressed mood, poor concentration, and impairment of daily activities. Such an emotional reaction is normal and expected, and with social support it is usually resolved within a few weeks; however, studies on...