Posts Tagged "cancer"

Auto-Immune Disorders and Asian Medicine

Posted on Jan 17, 2012 in Health and Wellness

With over 22 million Americans affected by autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis,multiple sclerosis, systemic lupus, celiac disease and type 1 Diabetes we need to begin to look outside the box of conventional approaches to managing inflammatory disease.  While infections and environmental toxins may trigger these diseases medications such as immuno-suppressive drugs and steroids often lead to further complications and weakening the immune response to other health issues such as cancer and chronic fatigue. Asian Medicine which includes Acupuncture,...

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SUN TEN – Traditional Chinese Medicine Gains Ground in Denmark

Posted on May 27, 2011 in Health and Wellness

SUN TEN – Traditional Chinese Medicine Gains Ground in Denmark. Up to 1/3 of Danish hospitals use Complementary therapies such as Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Acupuncture is used in 97% of the cases involving pain, cancer, tumors, mental illness and infertility.

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Acupuncture Reduces Pain

Posted on May 26, 2011 in Health and Wellness

Acupuncture Reduces Pain And Dysfunction In Head And Neck Cancer Patients After Neck Dissection ScienceDaily (Jun. 5, 2008) — New data from a randomized, controlled trial found that acupuncture provided significant reductions in pain, dysfunction, and dry mouth in head and neck cancer patients after neck dissection. The study was led by David Pfister, MD, Chief of the Head and Neck Medical Oncology Service, and Barrie Cassileth, PhD, Chief of the Integrative Medicine Service, at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC). Dr. Pfister presented the findings May 30 at the annual meeting of...

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