Acupuncture is Medically Effective

Through the prism of my dual careers in psychology and Traditional Chinese Medicine,  I integrate mind, body and spirit.

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In September 2012, acupuncture's most rigorous and detailed analysis of treatment to date was reported. It found that acupuncture can ease migraines, arthritis, and other forms of chronic pain.

The research was financed by the National Institutes of Health and published in Archives of Internal Medicine.

"Acupuncture is relatively noninvasive and relatively safe," said Dr. Andrew J. Vickers, attending research methodologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and the lead author of the study.

The meta-analysis included studies that compared acupuncture with usual care, like over-the-counter pain relievers and other standard medicines.

By Mark Vorreuter


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Study Finds that Acupuncture Relieves Cancer Fatigue

Acupuncture can significantly relieve the fatigue of breast cancer patients, according to a study published October 2012 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.  Participants had been diagnosed with either stage 1, 2, or 3 breast cancer.  All had experienced at least a  moderate level of fatigue for an average of 18 months.  Six weekly sessions of acupuncture for more than 200 patients resulted in their faring better than their peers on every measure of fatigue that was assessed.  This included overall fatigue, physical and mental fatigue, anxiety and depression levels, functional well-being, emotional well-being, social functioning, and overall quality of life.

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Janet Lee Cook

Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist

M.S.O.M., L.Ac., M.S., C.A.S.






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