Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part Two

Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part Two
In the first installment of our series of blog posts about turmeric we learned that Curcuma aromatic helps treat the liver and cholesterol.  It should also not be used with cloves or with anti-coagulant drugs. Curcuma Longa- Turmeric [caption id="attachment_1416" align="alignleft" width="300"] Curcuma Longa- Turmeric[/caption] Yet another of the over the counter turmeric varieties, Curcuma

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Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part One

Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part One
[caption id="attachment_1408" align="alignleft" width="300"] Curcuma Aromatica- Turmeric[/caption] Over the past few months, we've had a number of questions from our patients about supplementing with turmeric.  They want to know: What is it good for?  What dosages should be used?  Who should or shouldn't use this herb?  Which drugs or herbs interact with it?  And, many, many other

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Acupuncture Treats Acid Reflux

Acupuncture Treats Acid Reflux
[caption id="attachment_1396" align="alignleft" width="300"] Acid Reflux Symptoms[/caption] Acid reflux disease affects about 60,000,000 Americans per year.  This is a problem in which the acid in the stomach comes back up into the esophagus.    Common symptoms include heartburn, acid belching, nausea after eating, stomach fullness and/or bloating, upper abdominal pain and/or discomfort. Acupuncture is Effective Against

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Acupuncture for Fertility

Acupuncture for Fertility
Acupuncture and herbs clears Fallopian Obstruction Infertility.  Laser Acupuncture was used in a recent study to prevent gagging in children during dental X-Rays.  Herbal medicine injected into acupuncture points helped reduce cancer related fatigue.  These are the three studies we will look at in our Research Roundup for this week. Acupuncture for Fertility In this study there were

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Use Acupuncture for Anxiety Relief

Use Acupuncture for Anxiety Relief
          The latest research shows that acupuncture is excellent at providing anxiety relief.  Patients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder were tested in 3 groups: electro-acupuncture, standardized acupuncture, and a control group who took Paxil. Generalized Anxiety Disorder Generalized Anxiety Disorder is a medical condition whose symptoms include: Inability to Relax Startling Easily

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Acupuncture Eliminates Chronic Low Back Pain

Acupuncture Eliminates Chronic Low Back Pain
What is Chronic Back Pain? According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 80% of  adults will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives.  Also, 20% of those who experience lower back pain will develop chronic back pain.  Chronic back pain is back pain that lasts for more than 3

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Quit Smoking with Acupuncture

Quit Smoking with Acupuncture
[caption id="attachment_867" align="alignleft" width="300"] Quit Smoking with Acupuncture[/caption] By Dr. Eric Waltemate, St. Louis Acupuncture & Chiropractic At one point I would have told anyone who had asked that acupuncture could not help people who wanted to quit smoking.  But recent research shows that people who want to can quit smoking with acupuncture.  There are

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