Acupuncture and Diabetes

According to national statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 34 million people in this country have diabetes. That comes out to one in 10 Americans. Another 88 million adults (one in three) have pre-diabetes. The most common type of diabetes is type 2, affecting more than 0 percent of those 34 million. For people who have type 2 diabetes, their body either doesn’t produce enough insulin or their body resists insulin. Symptoms for this type of diabetes include increased thirst, frequent urination, fatigue, hunger, and blurred vision. In some cases, th...
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Acupuncture and Autoimmune Diseases

 It is estimated that about 50 million people in the United States suffer from autoimmune diseases. It is estimated that there may be more than 100 different autoimmune diseases.  Some of the most common autoimmune diseases that people suffer from are multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. While all of these conditions have different symptoms and effects on the people who have them, they all have one thing in common – the body’s own immune system attacks it and either alters or destroys tissues, causing the symptoms of that particular disea...
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What Health Conditions Can Acupuncture Treatments Help With?

Acupuncture has been used as a healing tool in Traditional Chinese Medicine for more than 2,000 years. Where Western medicine focuses on treating diseases and illnesses when they develop, Traditional Chinese Medicine focuses on the achievement of health and overall wellbeing of the patient. There are a variety of conditions that acupuncture can help treat. Injuries Acupuncture can help treat the effects an injury has on the body. It can be used to decrease inflammation, pain, spasms, and swelling. Acupuncture can also help promote healing of the injury, as well as increase the patient’s ...
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