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Inline with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that came into place from 25th May 2018, we have updated our privacy policy. The new ‘Privacy Notice’ fully explains what we use your personal data for and how long we keep it. You can view the full details here: MATCM PRIVACY…

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Acupuncture Surpasses Drug For Hot Flashes And Insomnia

Acupuncture Surpasses Drug For Hot Flashes And Insomnia Acupuncture is more effective than medications for improving sleep quality in survivors of breast cancer. University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York), and Memorial University (Newfoundland and Labrador) researchers determined that electroacupuncture outperforms gabapentin for improving sleep latency…

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Acupuncture Beats Drug For Indigestion Relief

Acupuncture Beats Drug For Indigestion Relief Researchers find acupuncture more effective than the drug mosapride for the treatment of abdominal pain and discomfort due to indigestion. This is significant in that mosapride has been proven effective for the relief of digestion related disorders, including GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), gastritis, and…

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Acupuncture Found Effective For Bronchitis Relief

Acupuncture Found Effective For Bronchitis Relief Researchers find acupuncture effective for the treatment of chronic bronchitis. Shijiazhuang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine researchers determined that acupuncture increases immunoglobulin production and stabilizes overall health for elderly patients suffering from chronic bronchitis. Immunoglobulins function as antibodies, which are immune system proteins in…

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Acupuncture Found Effective Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Treatment

    Acupuncture Found Effective Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Treatment Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Shanghai Tongji University researchers tabulated results based on blood tests and ultrasonography related changes. The randomized-controlled investigation demonstrates that acupuncture produces significant improvements in patient outcomes. Acupuncture had a…

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Acupuncture Soothes Cervical Spinal Nerves, Stops Pain

  Acupuncture Soothes Cervical Spinal Nerves, Stops Pain   Researchers find acupuncture effective for the relief of cervical spinal syndrome. This condition involves irritation of the spinal nerves located in the neck. Spinal nerves transmit sensory, motor, and autonomic nervous system signals between the spinal cord and the body. Inflammation…

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Acupuncture Plus Herbs Quiet Tinnitus

Acupuncture Plus Herbs Quiet Tinnitus 14 December 2016 Shanghai Tongren Hospital researchers conclude that acupuncture combined with herbal medicine is effective for the alleviation of tinnitus. References to tinnitus exist throughout ancient Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) literature, including approximately ten references in the Huangdi Neijing (The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of…

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Acupuncture Alleviates Cognitive Dysfunction After Stroke

Acupuncture Alleviates Cognitive Dysfunction After Stroke 26 December 2016 Acupuncture combined with herbal medicine outperforms drugs for alleviating cognitive dysfunction after a cerebral infarction. Researchers (Wang et al.) compared the therapeutic effects of acupuncture plus herbs with that of a pharmaceutical medication. Two groups were compared. The Traditional Chinese Medicine…

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Acupuncture Beats Drugs For Diarrhea Relief In IBS

Reference: http://www.healthcmi.com/Acupuncture-Continuing-Education-News/1693-acupuncture-beats-drugs-for-diarrhea-relief-in-ibs Acupuncture Beats Drugs For Diarrhea Relief In IBS 11 December 2016 Acupuncture outperforms medications for the treatment of diarrhea due to irritable bowel syndrome. Termed IBS-D, this type of irritable bowel syndrome presents with chronic diarrhea as one of the primary symptoms. In a protocolized study conducted at…

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Acupuncture

Fuzhen is a new subcutaneous needling technique which is proving to be very effective in a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. We will be teaching Fuzhen at MATCM CPDs soon. Watch this space ! Fu’s Subcutaneous Needling, a Modern Style of Ancient Acupuncture? Zhonghua Fu and Ryan Shepherd Additional information…

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