Tag Archives: Acupuncture

Acupuncture Appears to Aid COPD Breathing—New Study

  We can add another benefit to the things acupuncture can do or may do to help our health. New research published online in Archives of Internal Medicine on May 14 found that acupuncture appears to help people who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) breathe better on exertion.  COPD causes dyspnea (labored breathing) because […]

Alternative Medicine Wordle

On this Memorial Day (in the US), as we honor those who have fallen in wars and we take a day off from work to reflect on the past and honor their memories, AltMedForYou brings you a lighter topic.   Today’s theme for the WordCount 2012 Blogathon challenges bloggers to create a Wordle “word cloud” […]

Alternative Medicine Thoughts in Haiku…

  Today is Haiku Theme Day for bloggers who are participating in the 2012 Blogathon.    My first thought was “haiku on an alternative medicine blog?  Seriously?” I can’t recall ever seeing the art of haiku blended with the concepts of alternative medicine… but since both are about the beauty and wonder of nature, perhaps […]

Benefits of New “PAP” Acupuncture Method Last 100 Times Longer

PAP was paired with acupuncture, pain relief lasted 100 times longer than conventional acupuncture. Researchers dubbed the combo “PAPupuncture.”

Acupuncture May Hold Key to Reducing Muscle Loss in Elderly and Infirm

“We hope to introduce acupuncture as a new strategy for preventing skeletal muscle atrophy in the future…”

Acupressure Tap Technique

  Acupuncture can be a wonderful remedy for many conditions. It’s one of the oldest healing practices in the world.   Studies investigating its effectiveness for knee pain, lower back pain, cancer pain, alcohol addiction, chronic stress, polycystic ovary syndrome, asthma, allergies, and other ailments have been mixed, according to Research Results posted on the […]

Who uses Alternative Medicine? Some answers from a University of Michigan Health System Study

  Ever wonder who is using alternative medicine?  A new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Health System, found that a third of people who have chronic pain seek relief from complementary and alternative medicine therapies such as acupuncture, biofeedback, chiropractic, and physical therapy. In fact, a U-M news release about the study […]