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  • Iraqi doctors use acupuncture during drug shortage, effective alternative to oxyticon during childbirth. Acupunct Med doi:10.1136/aim.2010.002253





  • For Women with PCOS, Acupuncture and Exercise May Bring Relief, Reduce Risks. Stener-Victorin et al. Low-frequency Electro-Acupuncture and Physical Exercise Decrease High Muscle Sympathetic Nerve Activity in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. AJP Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 2009; DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00197.2009

  • New Evidence that Acupuncture Works for Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain. Reference: Journal of NeuroImage, Volume 47, Issue 3, September 2009, Pages 1077-1085 doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2009.05.083

  • Study Shows Acupuncture Effective in Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Source: The Clinical Journal of Pain. 25(4):327-333, May 2009 doi:10.1097/AJP.0b013e318190511c

  • Real and Simulated Acupuncture Effective for Back Pain. Source: Arch Intern Med. 2009;169[9]:858-866.

  • Acupuncture Improves Memory and Learning Capacity. Source: Neuroscience Letters Volume 443, Issue 3, 10 October 2008, Pages 193-198

  • Acupuncture Effective for Allergic Rhinitis. Source: European Journal of Integrative Medicine. 2008 Nov;101(5):535-43.



  • Acupuncture Reduces Side Effects of Breast Cancer Treatment As Much As Conventional Drug Therapy By: American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology

  • Acupuncture for Dry Mouth: Point Increases Saliva Production and Brain Activity. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2008, 8:37

  • Study Shows Acupuncture Effective For Weight Loss. Source: International Journal of Obesity, January 2009; Acupuncture for obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

  • Study Shows Acupuncture Significantly Lowers Blood Pressure. Source: Circulation, June 2007


These are just a few of the articles and research studies demonstrating the effectiveness of acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.
“I do choose to look after my body from a Chinese medicine perspective, which promotes and maintains wellness rather than treats illness.”
~ Elle Macpherson
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