6 05, 2014

Acupuncture Antidepressant Connection For Depression

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

Acupuncture treats major depression by enhancing the effect of SSRIs (serotonin reuptake inhibitors). Researchers conclude that acupuncture combined with SSRIs is more effective than using SSRI medications alone. The combined care treatment benefits were statistically larger from the very first week of care. As a result, the researchers note that acupuncture potentially reduces the “delay [...]

Acupuncture Antidepressant Connection For Depression2017-02-05T12:25:52+00:00
6 04, 2014

Acupuncture Reduces Depression and Insomnia

2014-06-24T14:41:48+00:00

Acupuncture successfully relieves insomnia caused by depression. Researchers document two effective and contrasting approaches to acupuncture for the treatment of insomnia caused by depression. The research finds acupuncture points Lieque (LU7), Zhaohai (KI6) and UB15 (Xinshu) more effective than the Si Guan (i.e., Four Gates, Four Bars) combination for the treatment of depression related insomnia. [...]

Acupuncture Reduces Depression and Insomnia2014-06-24T14:41:48+00:00
25 03, 2014

Acupuncture Treats Depression By Normalising Genes

2017-02-05T12:25:53+00:00

Acupuncture alleviates depression by normalizing gene expression. A new laboratory investigation demonstrates that acupuncture benefits brain biochemistry and regulates gene expression related to depression. The researchers conclude that electroacupuncture treats “depression by modifying or regulating the expression of various genes.” Depicted is acupoint Yintang shown to help gene expression in depression. Acupuncture was applied to [...]

Acupuncture Treats Depression By Normalising Genes2017-02-05T12:25:53+00:00
17 03, 2014

Acupuncture For Schizophrenia Treatment Reviewed

2017-02-05T12:25:54+00:00

A new report tracks the success of acupuncture for the treatment of schizophrenia. The research shows that acupuncture reduces depression, pain and hallucinations associated with schizophrenia. This chronic mental disorder is characterized by mental fragmentation, illogic, disconnected emotional responses, delusions and a breakdown of the line between fantasy and reality. Researchers documented a case study [...]

Acupuncture For Schizophrenia Treatment Reviewed2017-02-05T12:25:54+00:00
31 10, 2013

Electro-acupuncture As Effective As Drugs For Depression

2014-03-21T12:00:40+00:00

Effects of electroacupuncture on depression and the production of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor compared with fluoxetine: a randomized controlled pilot study. Sun H, Zhao H, Ma C, Bao F, Zhang J, Wang DH, Zhang YX, He W. Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital , Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and [...]

Electro-acupuncture As Effective As Drugs For Depression2014-03-21T12:00:40+00:00
26 09, 2013

Acupuncture and Counselling for Depression in Primary Care

2014-03-21T12:00:49+00:00

Background Depression is a significant cause of morbidity. Many patients have communicated an interest in non-pharmacological therapies to their general practitioners. Systematic reviews of acupuncture and counselling for depression in primary care have identified limited evidence. The aim of this study was to evaluate acupuncture versus usual care and counselling versus usual care for patients [...]

Acupuncture and Counselling for Depression in Primary Care2014-03-21T12:00:49+00:00
16 09, 2013

Acupuncture Ups Sleep & Lowers Anxiety and Depression

2017-02-05T12:25:55+00:00

New research discovers that acupuncture is effective for improving sleep quality and emotional issues for patients with schizophrenia. The researchers note that acupuncture effectively relieved both depression and anxiety levels in measures of psychopathology and emotional improvements. As a result, the investigators concluded “that acupuncture has beneficial effects as a treatment for insomnia and psychopathology [...]

Acupuncture Ups Sleep & Lowers Anxiety and Depression2017-02-05T12:25:55+00:00
9 08, 2013

Acupuncture, Anxiety & Depression.

2017-02-05T12:25:56+00:00

As our broadband speeds up and our phones get smarter, some matters regarding our health get overlooked — especially our mental health. Tablets and smart phones have made it more convenient to be connected, but a large number of people still feel disconnected. Fortunately, the Internet also has allowed people to explore the possibilities of [...]

Acupuncture, Anxiety & Depression.2017-02-05T12:25:56+00:00