Bee venom acupuncture therapy ameliorates neuroinflammatory alterations in a pilocarpine-induced epilepticus model.
I’m drawn to these studies using Bee venom. Somehow it makes sense to me that by using bee venom you enhance the effect of acupuncture by giving a toxin that we evolved with over the millenia. There is anecdotal success using bee stings for autoimmune conditions, which, again, makes some sense to me, in that…Read More
Alzheimer Drug Aduhelm
The drug Aduhelm, recently approved to treat Alzheimer’s disease is controversial for good reason. I’ve linked to several comprehensive articles below. The controversy comes down to a a few points. Is is clinically effective? It is hard to tell. At one of the phases of the trial, the data didn’t look good. Then when the…Read More
Anatomical and clinical implications of vagal modulation of the spleen.
This is fantastic background material for the topic of vagal modulation on the spleen which can be key in the anti-inflammatory response of neuromodulation by vagal stimulation and be interence the vagal enhancement with electroacupuncture. Bassi GS, Kanashiro A, Coimbra NC, Terrando N, Maixner W, Ulloa L. Anatomical and clinical implications of vagal modulation…Read More
Is Acupuncture Effective for Knee Pain or Knee Arthritis?
Is Acupuncture effective for knee pain or knee arthritis? Knee pain is one of the most common ailments I treat in my clinic. Acupuncture can be incredibly helpful for knee pain, sometimes curing it all together even if the pain is from a sprain or ligament problem. What is the theory behind Acupuncture & Knee Pain?…Read More
Sciatica Pain Shouldn’t Rule Your Life. Acupuncture Can Help.
I can’t see a better solution to long-term chronic pain. There is no question in my mind that acupuncture is safer than surgery or drugs. -Dr. Bruce Pomeranz, Neurosurgeon, University of Toronto Do you have Sciatica? You are not alone… Sciatica is a common ailment I see in my clinic, I know how frustrating it can…Read More
Find Relief from Chronic Back Pain through Acupuncture
Do you have Back Pain? You are not alone… This from the U.S. National Institutes of Health: Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work. Back pain is the second most common neurological ailment in the United…Read More
Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation with Acupuncture
Ancient Wisdom for Modern Good Looks Get a brighter, sleeker you – without the drastic changes of plastic surgery and injections – in my San Francisco acupuncture clinic. There was a segment on the Dr. Oz show about this procedure. Where did Facial Rejuvenation come from? Facial Rejuvenation has a rich history in Chinese Medicine. Strategies for fighting…Read More
Asthma Sufferers: Try Acupuncture for a Breath of Relief
The effects can be long-lasting. Do you suffer from asthma? You might want to give my treatments a try. I use a number of time-honored points and then some culled from the various studies that have been completed over the years to get maximum results. And the results can be quite impressive, as you see…Read More
Achieving Longevity and Anti Aging with Acupuncture
Reduce Your Stress, Live Long In Chinese medicine enhanced longevity is seen as a goal of therapy and within the purview of practitioners. There are herbal treatments (see facial rejuvenation section), lifestyle suggestions, and acupuncture prescriptions to benefit the “anti-aging” agenda which is part and parcel of acupuncture treatment. Feel better, look better In China,…Read More
Acupuncture Might Be the Unexpected Solution to Your Bowel Problems
Did you know that the gut is sometimes called “the backup brain”? With an astonishing 100 million neurons – more than in the spinal cord, arrayed over an intricately folded surface area more than a hundred times greater than that of your skin. But the enteric nervous system, ENS, the newest mind-body connection to be…Read More