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Acupuncture outperforms medications for the treatment of diarrhea due to irritable bowel syndrome. Termed IBS-D, this type of irritable bowel syndrome presents with chronic diarrhea as one of the primary symptoms. In a protocolized study conducted at the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (Pei et al.), researchers determined that acupuncture has a higher treatment effective rate for the relief of IBS-D than pinaverium bromide.
After all other forms of treatment had failed, Ricardo Miranda, L.Ac.cured a little girl of eczema. She was cured primarily through the use of acupuncture, says Miranda.
The researchers conclude, “. . . a time-limited course of massage may be a reasonable treatment alternative for people with GAD.
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Every year the World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on 10th October as an opportunity to globally raise awareness of mental health issues. This year’s theme is Psychological First Aid and supporting people in distress.