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Local Acupuncturist Responds To Chicago Tribune Article: Chinese Medicine Is Effective AND Safe
good friend and colleague, Nicole Hohmann L.A.c., has a lot to say
about a recent article in the Chicago Tribune. The article titled‘Testing Traditional Chinese Medicine’appeared in the Tribune on 9/21/15, it leaves the reader without a
clear picture of modern Traditional Chinese Medicine in America. I am
proud to publish Nicole’s well thought out ‘letter to the editor’
detailing the safety and efficacy of Chinese Medicine in the U.
7 Ways That Regular Acupuncture Will Make Your Life Better
Here are seven reasons that getting those hair-thin needles inserted
into your body might be one of the best things to happen to you all
- Improved Memory and Focus
If you’re like most people operating in the modern world, you have a
lot of information coming at you from all angles. How to fit all the
important stuff into that noggin, and make it stick? Acupuncture can
help. There are several acupuncture points that can help to feed your
brain when you’re feeling overwhelmed and unfocused.
Scalp Acupuncture Restores Function After Stroke
04 August 2015.
Scalp acupuncture enhances neurologic repair and reduces cerebral
edema due to an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH), a type of stroke.
Researchers conducted a laboratory experiment on laboratory rats and
discovered that acupuncture improves neurologic functions following an
a biochemical analysis reveals that acupuncture regulates expression of
MMP-9 (matrix metallopeptidase), an enzyme that breaks down
extracellular matrix and is involved in tissue remodeling.