10 06, 2014

Acupuncture Cuts Morphine Addiction – New Study

2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00

Acupuncture suppresses morphine addiction patterns. Researchers have identified an acupuncture point that specifically reduces the behavioral pattern of self-administering morphine. The researchers made an additional discovery. The administration of a special pharmaceutical neurotransmitter blocking agent interfered with the effective action of acupuncture. As a result, the researchers determined that a special biochemical brain pathway is [...]

Acupuncture Cuts Morphine Addiction – New Study2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00
27 05, 2014

Acupuncture Helps Methamphetamine Withdrawal

2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00

Two types of acupuncture have been found effective in treating methamphetamine withdrawal symptoms. Illegal methamphetamine "speed" is depicted here. Methamphetamines are neurotoxins and psychostimulants that alter moods, increase alertness and are approved for the treatment of obesity. Long term side-effects include include potential for brain damage, anorexia, headaches, irregular heart beats, hyper or hypotension and [...]

Acupuncture Helps Methamphetamine Withdrawal2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00
15 08, 2013

Acupuncture Cuts Heroin Cravings and Anxiety.

2014-03-21T12:01:36+00:00

New research concludes that acupuncture reduces anxiety and cravings in heroin addicts. Another recent investigation may help to explain these findings. Researchers discovered that “Different frequencies of EA (electro-acupuncture) appear to activate different endogenous opioid mechanisms.” The combined investigations bolster evidence across many studies demonstrating that acupuncture is an effective tool for assisting addiction recovery. [...]

Acupuncture Cuts Heroin Cravings and Anxiety.2014-03-21T12:01:36+00:00
18 02, 2013

Acupuncture For Drug & Alcohol Withdrawal

2013-08-22T12:18:14+00:00

New research concludes that ear acupuncture helps reduce anxiety and other symptoms caused by drug and alcohol withdrawal. The new study  published in the Journal of Psychiatric And Mental Health Nursing notes that the patients experienced increased relaxation and well-being. Anxiety reduction and reduced drug and alcohol consumption were directly related to the use of the ear [...]

Acupuncture For Drug & Alcohol Withdrawal2013-08-22T12:18:14+00:00