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Treatment of dysmenorrhea by acupuncture plus auricular acupuncture


The authors adopted acupuncture plus auricular electro-acupuncture to treat 38 cases of dysmenorrhea belonging to qi stagnation and blood stasis pattern, the better therapeutic effect was achieved, with the effective rate of 97.4%.

Resource:  Cai Zhi-jun, Li Fang, and Lu Mei

JournalJournal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science
PublisherShanghai Research Institute of Acupuncture and Meridian Co-published with Springer-Verlag GmbH
ISSN1672-3597 (Print) 1993-
Dr. Shan Kong | 2009-12-20 | comments(0) | Categories:Publications |


Using acupuncture to treat premenstrual syndrome


More than 60% of the women in both groups suffered from premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms, such as anxiety, mastalgia, insomnia, nausea and gastrointestinal disorders, whereas a smaller number of women suffered from phobic disorders, premenstrual headaches and migraines. There were three women from the first group and seven women from the second group who continued the medication treatment with progestins, whereas one woman from the first group and nine women from t

Dr. Shan Kong | 2009-12-20 | comments(0) | Categories:Publications |


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 |