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Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Acupuncture for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:
A Randomized, Sham-controlled Trial With Single-blinded Design

by Siu-Man Ng, PhD; Yan-Mun Yiu, PhD
Content is courtesy of Alternative Therapies In Health & Medicine


Context: Given that the etiology of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is believed to be multidimensional, interventions generally have been nonspecific and typically produce only mild to moderate effects. In medical practice, treatment for CFS remains largely symptomatic. Preliminary evidence of the efficacy of acupuncture for CFS is available, but the field has lacked high-quality trials.

Objective: The research team conducted the study to determine the efficacy of acupuncture for CFS. read more…

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UPDATE: Insurance Coverage for Integrative Healthcare Services in 2014

By Glenn Sabin

Section 2706 of the Affordable Care Act prevents health insurance plans from capriciously excluding a range of integrative health practitioners from coverage, based solely on licensure. The law empowers patients to obtain care from any licensed provider in a state for a specific benefit covered through an exchange health plan. Specifically, this includes licensed naturopathic doctors, acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioners, midwives, chiropractic doctors and massage therapists.

Recently Integrator Blog publisher-editor John Weeks wrote a post that included the following news and commentary. Weeks, a writer, organizer, executive and consultant in the field of integrative healthcare for read more…

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Acupuncture and the Treatment of Cancer Pain

Harrie Anne Kessler, MS, MAc, LAc

There are many definitions of pain. Margo McCaffrey, MSN, RN, FAAN, author and internationally recognized specialist in the nursing care of patients with pain, says, Pain is whatever the experiencing person says it is, and exists whenever he says it does. The International Association for the Study of Pain says it is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience coming from actual or potential tissue damage or, at least, described in terms of such damage. However pain is defined, it hurts and has both emotional and physical aspects.

Causes of Cancer Pain:
Pain can read more…

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Acupuncture Treatment For Osteoarthritic Pain And Inflammation Of The Knee

Adarsh M. Kumar, PhD, and Xue-lan Wen, MD


Acupuncture, the ancient Chinese art and science of healing, is now accepted in the scientific community as one of the effective analgesic and anti-inflammatory modalities. The main principle of the therapeutic effect of acupuncture is the stimulation of selective acupoints, situated along meridians in the body. Stimulation is initiated by inserting needles of specific length and thickness. Performing acupuncture on specific points is believed to restore bodily functions by promoting the natural flow of vital energy throughout the system. Energy becomes obstructed in “dis-eased” body systems that are exposed to unavoidably read more…

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