Responses of readers from the acupuncture and Oriental medicine (AOM) profession challenged a statement in the most recent Integrator round-up. They argue that there is no "emerging consensus" on the proposal of the Accreditation Commission for...
Several methods using acupuncture points have been studied and found to be useful for pain relief, including:
* Try ginger (Zingiber officinale). Of 30 pregnant women with NVP, 70.4 per cent said they felt better when taking 250 mg of powdered ginger (Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 1991; 38: 19-24). Ginger tea, ginger ale or ginger biscuits also help.
There are two types of farsightedness: hyperopia and presbyopia. Hyperopia, where the eye is shorter than usual, is a condition you’re born with, but which gets worse over time. Presbyopia is where eye muscles become rigid and the eye lens is less...
After the season of cheer and beer,
Comes champagne and the New Year.
You’re sailing high, you’re feeling bold.
A fortnight later, you feel queer,
Somehow lose your immune veneer.
You start to sneeze, you’re suddenly old,
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Women who suffer nausea in the early stages of pregnancy can be helped by a daily treatment of acupressure, a study from San Francisco has concluded. ...
There’s nothing worse than a summer cold, particularly when the weather is scorching. And although conventional medicine throws a load of mostly useless products at respiratory infections, alternative medicine provides some real solutions.
Insomnia is usually strongly linked to depression. However, an array of conditions can prevent you from drifting off to sleep easily, including tension, pain, ambient noise, emotional arousal,
Acupressure massage, an ancient Oriental healing method that applies finger pressure to specific points on the skin surface to help prevent and treat illness, can be effective in addressing many women's health concerns. According to Susan Lark, M.D...
The gentle art of acupressure is something you can do at home for a sick or hurting child. Massaging an acupressure point will help relieve symptoms as well as strengthen your child's body.