12 May

Acupuncture for autoimmune disorders

Autoimmune diseases are a group of disorders in which the immune system attacks the body and destroys or alters tissues. There are more than 80 serious chronic illnesses in this category, including lupus, multiple sclerosis, celiac disease, and type 1 diabetes. Due to the complexity of treating autoimmune disorders, integrative medicine solutions have received much […]

15 November

Fibromyalgia Symptom Relief

Although fibromyalgia is a disorder that can be disabling for many due to chronic widespread pain and fatigue there are some things you can do to alleviate the symptoms and improve your overall quality of life.

11 October

Foods for autoimmune disease

A class of plant chemicals — known as bioflavonoids — has been found to dramatically reduce inflammation and improve symptoms associated with autoimmune disorders.

24 August

Acupuncture and Autoimmune Disease

Over 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease; an autoimmune disease occurs when the body’s immune system attacks healthy tissue. Autoimmune disorders include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, thyroid disease, Addison’s disease, pernicious anemia, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and Guillain–Barré syndrome. Due to the complexity of treating autoimmune disorders, integrative medicine solutions including acupuncture and […]

2 August

Acupuncture and Fibromyalgia, a growing body of evidence

Fibromyalgia is a chronic, non progressive pain condition that affects approximately two percent of Americans. The condition is characterized by pain throughout the body’s muscles, joints and tendons, sleep disturbances, changes in mood and abnormal bowel movements.  Many patients with Fibromyalgia are unsatisfied with pharmaceutical intervention alone, and are excellent candidates for acupuncture treatment. Several studies […]

31 January

Acupuncture for fibromyalgia pain, fatigue, and anxiety

A small study compared acupuncture and fluoxetine in the treatment of fibromyalgia  in 30 patients. In the course of 4 weeks, the participants receiving acupuncture had fewer areas of pain than the patients receiving fluoxetine. The researchers also state that the acupuncture patients had less fatigue and anxiety a year later. If you are suffering […]

27 January

Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is far more than just being tired. It is a frustrating, complicated disorder characterized by extreme fatigue that may worsen with physical or mental activity and does not improve with rest. Those affected with CFS can get so run down that it interferes with the ability to function in day to […]