• Acupuncture for dysmenorrhea (period pain)

    Acupuncture for dysmenorrhea (period pain)

    Vlog #21 brings you the news about the study by Dr Mike Armour et al, where researchers from Western Sydney University and the University of Auckland worked together in a small pilot study of 74 women aged between 18 and 45 years old.

    The researchers found that more than half had at least a 50 per cent reduction in the severity of their period pain after undergoing acupuncture treatment for three months, with the effects lasting for up to a year.

    Dr Mike Armour, a postdoctoral research fellow at Western Sydney University’s National Institute of Complementary Medicine said: “Our pilot study found that using manual stimulation of the needles, rather than an electrical pulse, commonly used in many Chinese studies for period pain, resulted in reduced need for pain-relieving medication and improvement in secondary symptoms such as headaches and nausea.”

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  • Share Your Experience

    Share Your Experience

    Finally(!), our clinicians have agreed to create a “testimonial” / “thank you” webpage (if you like) and we would be extremely grateful and proud to share your comments, your experiences and your advice to everyone that might be considering acupuncture treatment and wants to know more about TCM Ireland, Siobhán, and/or Sandro.

    Please feel free to write about how acupuncture helped you, what were your expectations, what was your experience, how it changed things for you, etc – think of it as advice towards others that might be considering acupuncture or Traditional Chinese Medicine treatment and might have loads of questions that they don’t know how to ask. Please be truly honest, and give the readers a real life report from what it is like to visit our clinicians and getting treatment(s) in our clinics.

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