Category Archives: Acupuncture

Meta-analysis indicates that acupuncture is helpful in the treatment of anxiety

A meta analysis published in 2016 in the medical journal, Revista Brasiliera de Enfermagem, analyzed 500 clinical trials to evaluate the effect of acupuncture on anxiety.  The study concluded that acupuncture provides a statistically significant improvement in anxiety levels and quality of life for those experiencing excessive anxiety, helplessness, or apprehension, as compared to a…
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Biochemical Effects of Acupuncture

Many people are curious about just how and why acupuncture works.  It helps for diverse symptoms, ranging from pain relief to depression, digestive disorders, urinary incontinence, fertility, PMS, and immune system support.  Scientists are finding that there are several different mechanisms at play that produce the positive results.  Here is a list of some of…
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