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Acupuncture Treats Prostate Enlargement

Chinese researchers report that acupuncture and a prescribed heat therapy were 89 percent effective in treating symptoms of benign enlarged prostate.

Acupuncture Increases Quality of Life for Allergy Sufferers

Hay fever sufferers receiving acupuncture plus medication reported a better quality of life than those only receiving drugs.

Mistletoe Extract Benefits Pancreatic Cancer Patients

A three-times-a-week dose of European mistletoe lengthened the survival rate of patients with highly advanced pancreatic cancer to 4.6 months, compared to 2.7 months for a control group.

Knotweed and Hawthorn Outperform Lovastatin in Trial

After six months, Chinese patients given a knotweed and hawthorn extract had less plaque-forming inflammation in their arteries than patients treated with Lovastatin.

Honey and Ginger Beat Antibiotics in Fighting Superbugs

Ethiopian researchers have found that honey and ginger extracts are better than antibiotics in combatting superbugs like MRSA and E. coli.

Acupuncture Lowers Meth Withdrawal Symptoms

Chinese researchers have found that meth addicts experienced less anxiety and depression when they were treated with acupuncture during withdrawal from the drug.

Tapping Acupressure Points Heals Trauma in Vets

A technique that involves tapping the body’s acupressure points while focusing on painful memories cut trauma symptoms in vets by 90 percent.

Acupuncture’s Growing Acceptance

A majority Americans—60 percent—consider acupuncture a viable treatment option, and one in 10 has made use of its therapeutic needles.

October is National Spinal Health Month

Those seeking relief from back pain and other common spine-related conditions may consider chiropractic care as an alternative medicine.

Alexander Technique Lessens Back Pain

The gentle awareness practice can identify and correct unconscious negative physical habits related to posture and movement, breathing and tension.
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