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What is Auricular Acupuncture?

Principles of Auricular Acupuncture Auricular acupuncture is, simply put, applying acupuncture to only the ears of a person. The outer ear corresponds to the entire human body, and can be used to treat ailments and health problems such as stress, insomnia, chronic...

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The Neuroimmune Basis of Anti-inflammatory Acupuncture

The Neuroimmune Basis of Anti-inflammatory Acupuncture Ben Kavoussi, MS Southern California University of Health Sciences, College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Whittier, CA, kavoussi@ucla.edu B. Evan Ross, DOM, LAc Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Department of...

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Sick but at work? Study finds it's worse in the long-run

Sick but at work? Study finds it's worse in the long-run Thu Jun 11, 1:03 am ET SYDNEY (Reuters Life!) – Sick but still going to work? You'll probably end up taking more sick days in the future than colleagues who stay at home when unwell, according to a Swedish...

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Acupuncture for nausea in early pregnancy: a discussion and case

Acupuncture for nausea in early pregnancy: a discussion and case.(Medical condition overview) Article from: The Journal of Chinese Medicine Article date: February 1, 2008 Author: Gear, Julie More results for: publication:"Biotech Week" Abstract Nausea and vomiting is...

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Acupuncture Stimulates the Release of Serotonin

Tohoku J. Exp. Med., 2006, 208(4) Acupuncture Stimulates the Release of Serotonin, but Not Dopamine, in the Rat Nucleus Accumbens KANJI YOSHIMOTO, FUMIHIKO FUKUDA,1 MASAFUMI HORI, BAKU KATO,1 HIDEAKI KATO, HIROYUKI HATTORI,2 NAOKI TOKUDA, KINYA KURIYAMA,1 TADASHI...

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Swine Flu Solutions

Chinese Herbs Prove Effective In The Cure Of Influenza A (H1N1) By Vincent Low BEIJING, July 23 (Bernama)-- Chinese herbs have proved effective in the cure of Influenza A(H1N1) in Ditan Hospital, Beijing where 88 out of 117 patients treated for the disease only on the...

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Acupuncture and Knee Pain

What is knee pain? Knee pain is a fairly common complaint among both children and adults. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, more than 11 million visits are made to physicians' offices each year because of a knee or knee-related problem. It is...

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Alex P's tennis elbow

My tennis elbow had been bothering me for quite a while and was getting worse. I came to see Kirk and was welcomed into his beautiful office. His gentle and fun way put me instantly at ease. He was able to reduce my pain after just one treatment. The whole experience...

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