Acupuncture and traditional Chinese medecine

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Allergy Relief: using acupressure to help relieve minor allergy symptoms – Heather Fraser describes her new book. February 2013

Long Facebook post about 11-year-old Daniel who is gradually overcoming very severe allergies and eczema with the help of sublingual immunotherapy and Chinese herbs. November 2011

TCM Herbal remedies for allergy – a helpful post on the site May 2011

Acupuncture for allergy
April 2010

Acupuncture/yoga exercise helps brain fog in autistic and Alzheimer patients – and the rest of us!
March 2010

Interesting article on using Chinese Medicine approaches to control allergies
March 2010

Traditional Chinese Medicine: A look at this holistic method whereby patients see an improvement in their entire physical wellbeing after being treated for specific symptoms – Barbara Hezelgrave 2003

First Published in 2003


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Research Reports

Safety, clinical, and immunologic efficacy of a Chinese herbal medicine (Food Allergy Herbal Formula-2) for food allergy. October 2015

Chinese Herbal Formula-3 inhibits food allergy in rats by stabilizing mast cells through modulating calcium mobilization. July 3013

Acupuncture offers a low cost, effective alternative to surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee – August 2012

Acupuncture effective for chronic pain -September 2012 ; further discussion on the NYTimes Well blog.

Acupuncture can improve skeletal muscle atrophy April 2012

A traditional Chinese herbal remedy known as kampo helped to relieve daily asthma symptoms in nearly all of the 200 people studied. March 2012

Acupuncture and antihistamine both successful in reducing eczema itch. Abstract here, comment here. Febuary 2012

Chinese medicine twice a successful as conventional Western medicine in treatment of infertility. December 2011 More information here and here.

Acupuncture successful for depression in pregnancy
Febuart 2010

New insights into how acupuncture may control pain
May 2010

Acupuncture helps control pain
Febuary 2010 and November 2008

Acupuncture can relieve preganancy indigestion
March 2010

Chinese medicine for depression – an encouraging study
December 2009

Acupuncture being used for pain control on the battlefield
December 2008

Acupuncture beats aspirin for chronic headache
December 2008

Acupuncture for respiratory allergies
January 2007

First Published in January 2007


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