Blog posts in: Autoimmunity

Using Acupuncture for pain as a substitute for drugs like morphine A study recently released by UCSF school of medicine showed that acupuncture is as effective as morphine for treating pain. That means that patients can feel confident that using acupuncture for pain will likely be a safe, drug-free way to manage their pain. Another study recently published in JAMA, formerly Archives of Internal Medicine and a widely respected peer reviewed medical journal, showed that...

According to an article on the CDC’s website, autoimmune disorders affect 5-8% of the population, and the vast majority, 78%, of the cases, affect women. While Western medicine does not understand why this would be, acupuncture theory has some pretty good ideas…ideas which, if used in treatment, can not only prevent them from happening in the first place, but can effectively treat them once they are occurring. Acupuncture, Yin Deficiency, and Auto-Immunity Chinese Medicine believes...