Blog posts in: Acupuncture for chronic fatigue

Blog posts in: Chronic fatigue

Every so often, I like to share case studies from the clinic to not only give people a better idea of how acupuncture works, but also what they can expect from their treatments. Most people are surprised by all that acupuncture can treat, since mostly people hear only about its effectiveness for pain. Below are case outlines of 2 patients that I am currently treating; one using acupuncture for headaches, the other using acupuncture for...

New studies being reported on by Acufinder.com show that acupuncture (and other treatments also commonly administered during acupuncture sessions) has a dramatic and beneficial effect on symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS). From their article, “Patients ranging in age from 28-54 received sliding cupping treatments twice a week for a total of 12 treatments.   The results showed there was vast improvement in fatigue levels, insomnia, poor memory, spontaneous sweating, sore throat, profuse dreams, poor...

It is absolutely unnecessary to be endlessly debilitated by Chronic Fatigue or Fibromyalgia.  But as the days get colder and shorter as we progress into fall, I begin to see an increase in patients coming in for acupuncture with these symptoms. Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia in the Acupuncture Clinic A major increase in symptoms in the winter months can be explained by the fact that Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia is often due to depleted Qi, and according to Chinese...