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In light of studies that have shown the benefit of this 2,000-year old treatment for conditions such as nausea, back pain, anxiety and headaches, insurance companies are increasingly covering acupuncture as a complementary treatment, said Kim.
A study last year at Manchester University found three-quarters of IBS patients experienced improvement in their symptoms after hypnotherapy, and the effects lasted for five years or more.
This spring I will hit my mid-40s, and one of the things I've decided to finally do for myself is start a regular workout program. But after a long layoff at my age, I'm wondering what I need to do after getting medical clearance from my doctor.
When you're dealing with pain, nasal congestion or stomach problems, you likely turn to medication for help. But a growing number of area people are seeking relief through integrative medicine.
Following a tough winter, amateur athletes and do-it-yourselfers are preparing to return to a more active lifestyle after months of being confined indoors. Increased activity can result in muscle pain and injury.
Do you often feel the pressure of achieving goals and often not able to achieve them or lack the motivation for it? When you think of goals, does the fear of goals often pop up in your mind? Well if that often happens to you, hypnotherapy can be a solution for you to change that.
Source: Hyun-Sun Kang AFFILIATIONS Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, College of Korean Medicine, Dongguk University, Ilsan, South Korea , Daun Jeong, Dong-Il Kim, Myeong Soo Lee
Acupuncture is increasingly popular for the treatment of many medical complaints, including gynaecologic conditions. The aim of this study was to summarise the evidence from systematic reviews (SRs) and meta-analyses assessing the efficacy of acupuncture in treating common gynaecologic conditions.
A common assumption about acupuncture is that it hurts. You are, after all, getting stuck with needles. Fear of pain from acupuncture needles is one of the most common reasons people forgo acupuncture. Often to the astonishment of those who take the plunge, acupuncture usually does not hurt. No pain, though, does not mean no sensation.
New research finds that family therapy is more effective for children at high risk for bipolar disorder than shorter duration educational treatment. In the study, researchers found children and adolescents with major depression or sub-threshold forms of bipolar disorder "and who had at least one first-degree relative with bipolar disorder" responded better to a 12-session family-focused treatment than to a briefer educational treatment.
The pain of labour can be intense, with tension, anxiety and fear making it worse. Many women would like to labour without using drugs such as narcotics or epidurals, and turn to complementary therapies to help them manage the pain of labour