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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Agree on Sleep Research

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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Agree on Sleep Research

Acupuncture and Chinese medicine theory predicted the effects of sleep deprivation as discovered in a new clinical study. New research concludes that sleep deprivation and odd hours of sleep lowers levels of insulin (a hormone that controls blood sugar) and lowers the metabolic rate thereby leading to weight gain. Participants in the study averaged a drop of approximately 8 percent in the resting metabolic rate, which could lead to a gain of over 12 pounds of fat per year. This does not come as a surprise to acupuncturists. Chinese medicine theory asserts that sleep hygiene is essential to good health. It is accepted within Chinese medicine that sleep habits affect serum lipid levels and the BMI (Body Mass Index) in light of recent medical studies. According to...

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Acupuncture Halts Malaria

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Acupuncture Halts Malaria

Acupuncture may provide an important role in the containment and treatment of malaria. A recent article published in The Lancet notes that strains of malaria resistant to medicines made from the Chinese medicine plant, Artemisia annua (Qing Hao), continue to spread. Resistance to chloroquine drugs emerged from its widespread use in the 1970s and now Artemisia derived drugs are facing the same resistant strain phenomena. The World Health Organization continues to recommend artemisinin drug therapies, however, the emergence of resistant strains of malaria points to a need for new drugs to be developed in the pharmaceutical pipeline. Prior to new drugs becoming available, research demonstrating the efficacy of acupuncture in the fight against malaria becomes...

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Acupuncture helps hot flashes – menopause

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Acupuncture helps hot flashes – menopause

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What to Expect

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What to Expect

Never had Acupuncture before? Scared of needles? Have no idea what you are in for? Watch as the team from fitlife.tv take you through a classical Acupuncture treatment for neck...

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Acupuncture & Moxibustion Explained

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Acupuncture & Moxibustion Explained

Enjoy learning the history & tradition of Acupuncture &...

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Acupuncture Explained

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Acupuncture Explained

Everything you ever wanted to know about Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine explained in simple...

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