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Acupuncture and Opioids

The High Risk of Addiction to Opioids Opioids are a class of powerful drugs used primarily as a treatment for pain and provide relief in the most excruciating of cases. Morphine, codeine, heroine, fentanyl, oxycodone (Oxycontin, Percocet) and hydrocodone (Vicodin) are all classified as opioids. The United States loses approximately one hundred lives a day [...]

Acupuncture and Autoimmune Disease

Over 50 million Americans suffer from autoimmune disease including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, thyroid disease, Addison's disease, pernicious anemia, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis and Guillain-Barré syndrome. An autoimmune disease occurs when the body's immune system attacks healthy tissue. Due to the complexity of treating autoimmune diseases, integrative medicine solutions including acupuncture and Oriental medicine [...]

Using Acupuncture to Promote Men’s Health and Wellness

Acupuncture and Oriental medicine have been used to treat men's health concerns for thousands of years and are growing in popularity. The reason for this growth in popularity is that many health issues that men face, such as high blood pressure, prostate problems and depression, respond extremely well to acupuncture. Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular disease [...]

Treating Musculoskeletal Injuries with Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

The musculoskeletal system consists of connective tissues including joints, ligaments, and tendons. Problems with the musculoskeletal system can result in inflammation and pain, and ultimately reduce the body's overall health. People are looking for more natural approaches to help relieve musculoskeletal conditions instead of relying on medications. Even over the counter non-steroidal anti inflammatory medications [...]