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Acupuncture and Menopause

With its close understanding of the female body, Oriental medicine has always addressed the special needs of women throughout their lives. Menopause, in particular, is an area in which Oriental Medicine shines. Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine have the ability to detect energetic changes that occur in the body and quickly relieve uncomfortable symptoms that accompany the onset of menopause.

What is Menopause?

Menopause is a transitional period marking the cessation of ovulation in a woman’

Dr. Shan Kong | 2009-10-16 | comments(0) | Categories:Reshipment |


Acupuncture for Prostatitis and Pelvic Pain

Difficult, painful, urgent, and frequent urination, as well as blood in the urine, back pain, or erectile dysfunction are all common symptoms of men with chronic prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome.  Physicians of China and the Far East have been using acupuncture to treat these symptoms for over 2000 years.  Even though as many as 35% of men over the age of 50 suffer from chronic prostatitis, few know they can use acupuncture for treatment.  

Most Americans tend to thin

Dr.Shan Kong | 2009-10-13 | comments(0) | Categories:Reshipment |


Acupuncture & Natural Cures for Headaches

Acupuncture for Headaches

Headaches are extremely common. While everyone experiences an occasional headache, statistics show that 1 out of 6 people suffer from chronic headaches.

Acupuncture can effectively relieve headaches, as well as treat their underlying causes. In fact, headaches are one of the conditions most commonly seen in acupuncture clinics today. It can offer powerful relief without the side effects that prescription and over-the-counter drugs can cause.


Dr. Shan Kong | 2009-09-09 | comments(0) | Categories:Reshipment |


Acupuncture as an Adjunct to In Vitro Fertilization: A Randomized Trial

My most recent article "Acupuncture as an Adjunct to In Vitro Fertilization: A randomized Trial" has been published on:

Medical Acupuncutre. September 2009, 21(3): 179-182.


Published in Volume: 21 Issue 3: August 24, 2009


Dr. Shan Kong | 2009-08-30 | comments(0) | Categories:Publications |


Fibromyalgia and Acupuncture

Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) affects an estimated 2 percent of the population. Conventional therapies are limited in the success of treating this complex and unexplained condition. Current treatment is largely comprised of prescribing different medications for the varying symptoms in a trial and error approach. Research shows that as many as 90 percent of people with fibromyalgia have turned to complimentary and alternative medicine to manage their symptoms. Acupuncture, in particular, has become

Dr. Shan Kong | 2009-08-12 | comments(3) | Categories:News |


Acupuncture for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is one of the most common job-related injuries and is responsible for the highest number of days lost among all work related injuries. It is the reason for over two million visits to physicians' offices and approximately 465,000 carpal tunnel release operations each year, making it the most frequent surgery of the hand and wrist.

Acupuncture is extremely effective at treating carpal tunnel syndrome; eliminating the need for surgery or the use of anti-inf

Dr. Shan Kong | 2009-07-15 | comments(0) | Categories:News |


Acupuncture in Pregnancy & Childbirth

Pregnancy is an amazing time in a woman's life. Many women report feeling healthier than they have ever felt before; however, the physical growth of the baby and changes in hormone levels can bring about pain, discomfort and a variety of health problems.

Acupuncture and Oriental medicine can provide a safe, effective alternative for many of the health complications that may arise before, during and after pregnancy. A growing number of women are choosing acupuncture to use throughout their pregn

Dr. Shan Kong | 2009-07-12 | comments(0) | Categories:News |


Acupuncture in Cancer Treatment

There have been many advances in the early detection and treatment of cancer. While the standard medical care for cancer is effective, the treatments are aggressive and cause numerous unwanted side effects as well as a lowered immune system. Acupuncture has received much attention as an adjunctive therapy in cancer treatments for its use in pain relief, reducing side effects, accelerating recovery and improving quality of life.

What Acupuncture is used for during Cancer Treatment

Acupuncture provi

Dr. Shan Kong | 2009-07-12 | comments(1) | Categories:Reshipment |