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Free Acupuncture For Veterans in Miami by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Veterans can receive free acupuncture treatments as part of a posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) study to be held at Acupuncture & Massage College’s Community C ... Read on »
Improving Mainstream Care With Acupuncture by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Limiting antibiotic prescribing for certain respiratory infections, avoiding imaging for low back pain and osteoporosis screening for certain patients, and not orde ... Read on »
Herbal Medicine For Gastrointestinal Disorders by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Herbal Medicine For Gastrointestinal Disorders Herbal medicines can benefit patients experiencing gastrointestinal (GI) disorders that cannot be treated using con ... Read on »
Massage For Tension Headache by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The psychological and physiological state of patients with tension headache improves within 24 hours after receiving a 30-minute massage, according to a new Univers ... Read on »
Chinese Herbs For Endometriosis by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Chinese Herbs For Endometriosis Chinese herbal medicine (CHM) may relieve symptoms in the treatment of endometriosis. Women had comparable benefits following lapa ... Read on »
Stop Smoking With Acupuncture by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine From 1965 to 2007, the percentage of people who smoke 10-20 or more cigarettes per day declined significantly, with these declines greater in California than in the ... Read on »
Acupuncture For Treatment Of Nausea by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Acupuncture can treat nausea in cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy, according to a study from the Karolinska Institute and Linköping University in Sweden. Pati ... Read on »
Obesity Rate Still High by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine The number of states with an obesity prevalence of 30 percent or more has tripled in two years to nine states, according to a CDC Vital Signs report. In 2000, no st ... Read on »
Vitamins And Traditional Chinese Medicine by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine A walk down the vitamin aisle can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to choosing between the dizzying array of products and brands. Do you know what to look ... Read on »
Medical Marijuana And TCM by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine • Medical marijuana is now a $1.7 billion market, according to a new report from See Change Strategy LLC, an independent financial analysis firm that specializes in ... Read on »
Treating Anxiety With Herbal Supplements by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Herbal medicines hold an important place in the history of medicine as most of our current remedies contain phytochemicals derived from plants, as will the majority ... Read on »
Stress And Cardiovascular Health by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine High levels of the stress hormone cortisol strongly predict cardiovascular disease among persons with and without pre-existing cardiovascular conditions. In stres ... Read on »
Acupuncture For Chronic Pain by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Chronic non-cancerous pain, also known as CNP, is the main concern in the field of pain management. CNP has primarily been treated with pain relief medications. The ... Read on »
Yoga for Mood Swings by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Yoga may be superior to other forms of exercise in its positive effect on mood and anxiety, according to a new Boston University School of Medicine study. Chris S ... Read on »
Acupuncture for Irritable Bowel Syndrome by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a gastrointestinal disorder with a common group of symptoms, including abdominal pain, disturbed bowel movements and bloating. The ... Read on »
Is Stevia Sweetener Healthier Than NutraSweet’s Aspartame? by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Pink Sweet’N Low, Green Stevia, Blue Equal, and Yellow Splenda which sweetener is healthier? Research has indicated that the use of no-calorie sweeteners may actua ... Read on »
Managing Diabetes With Exercise and Acupuncture by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine New guidelines on exercise for people with diabetes may help prevent or manage diabetes, improve overall health and boost quality of life for those who follow them. ... Read on »
Acupuncture And PTSD by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Acupuncture And PTSD Acupuncture is a safe, holistic therapy for the symptom management of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), alleviating stress, anxiety, de ... Read on »
Sleep Patterns Associated With Chronic Diseases by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine Both short and long duration sleep are linked to chronic disease, according to a new Brigham and Women’s Hospital and San Diego State University study. The amount ... Read on »
Yoga and Tai Chi For Health And Wellness by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine For an investment of 20 minutes each morning, the payback is reduced stress, a sense of calm and peace, improved strength, limberness, better immune function, and l ... Read on »