Integrative Medicine

Local Mindfulness Classes in Nashua! Fall 2018

Interested in learning how #mindfulness practice can help with stress, anxiety, pain, or improving your health? Attend a quick class, or a longer series of classes:

“Mind-Body Healing”, a 2-hour, one-day course, will be offered by St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua on Wednesday 11-14-18 from 4:00 – 6:00 PM (register here: https://reg126.imperisoft.com/StJosephHospital/ProgramDetail/3337323032/Registration.aspx).

“Mindfulness Fundamentals Stress Reduction”, a […]

The FDA is actively seeking patient input about non-pharmacologic treatment of chronic pain. If acupuncture and Oriental medicine has helped you deal with chronic pain in your daily life, please take a moment and submit your comments here. And please share this post! Comments are due by 9-10-18. Thank you in advance for taking the time to educate […]

Kidney Stones Effectively Treated with Integrative Medicine

This study reveals that a combination of acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and the prescription drug Tamsulosin (Flomax) offered an 88.7% efficacy rate in forcing the expulsion of kidney stones, while patients who received Tamsulosin and Chinese herbal medicine (without acupuncture) had a 73.6% efficacy rate. Tamsulosin alone was not found to be an effective treatment.

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Acupuncture for Restless Legs: Recent Study Shows Benefits

Authors of this recent study say acupuncture has additive therapeutic effect over gabapentin alone in patients with RLS, and that acupuncture plus a low dose of gabapentin (300mg/day) is clinically useful in the treatment of restless legs syndrome.

 

High Blood Pressure? Research Supports Aged Garlic Extract

This recent study shows aged garlic extract is effective in reducing peripheral and central blood pressure. Study authors report: “Our trial suggests that aged garlic extract is effective in reducing peripheral and central blood pressure in a large proportion of patients with uncontrolled hypertension, and has the potential to improve arterial stiffness, inflammation, and other […]

Acupuncture for Patients with Cancer

Medical oncologist and acupuncturist Ting Bao, MD, Director of Integrative Breast Oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center explains how acupuncture improves quality of life for people with cancer in this New York Magazine article. Mounting evidence in this 2012 review of 29 clinical trials supports it’s use as an effective treatment for at least several ailments: chronic back […]

Acupuncture at Mass General for Patients with Cancer

Mass General is using #acupuncture to support patients with cancer. #GoodStuff #IntegrativeMedicine

Recently published in Boston Magazine:

The Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center is known throughout the world for its innovative and often revolutionary cancer treatments. What may be surprising is that members of the Mass General  team are supplementing their biomedical cancer treatments with a therapy […]

Lenny’s Story: Working with Dr. Eisenberg

Gratitude and appreciation to Dr. David Eisenberg for helping Lenny Zakim maximize his quality of life, and for his work in building awareness of the benefits of integrative medicine. Read about Dr. Eisenberg’s work with Lenny, and his work with integrative medicine on PBS Body & Soul with Gail Harris: www.pbs.org/bodyandsoul/212/eisenberg.htm.

Dr. Eisenberg said:  “I’d love in every institution […]

Lenny’s Story

Gratitude and appreciation to Lenny Zakim for helping future cancer patients by building awareness of the full spectrum of therapeutic choice. Read about Lenny’s story about cancer, integrative medicine and quality of life on PBS Body & Soul with Gail Harris: http://www.pbs.org/bodyandsoul/212/lenny.htm

This Is Why You Always Get Sick After You’ve Been Stressed Out

Why you always get sick after a period of stress…and what you can do to prevent it in the future.

 

Neuroacupuncture, or Scalp Acupuncture

There are only a few specialists who provide this therapy called neuroacupuncture or scalp acupuncture – and it is available here at AIMA of Nashua, PLLC!

http://kfoxtv.com/news/special-assignments/chinese-doctors-offering-neuroacupuncture