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Acupressure Points For Tonsillitis
Yes and no. : May help with pain or stress (if you Believe in it enough). But the disease itself could be serious ( ? Nerve compression ? Heart pain? Infection ? Tumor?). Make sure it's nothing serious before you trust in acupuncture. See your primary. If no serious pathology, could then attempt acupuncture. Feel better ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Acupuncture is a time honored treatment for pain, nausea, energy and organ imbalance. Also it can help people with addictions who have failed to control smoking or narcotic use for their back pain. The practitioner of acupuncture can be a physician with 200 hours of training, or a non-physician with years of training. Seek someone you can work with for the duration. Maintain hope. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad tension HAs w/ pain in back, by shoulder blades, neck, jaws, temples. No relief with OTC meds. Massage only help very short term. Any suggestions?
ALL sensations=from: interpretation in brain/mind. Plus mind/brain controls entire body starting far before birth. Except from heart, muscle cells only contract after direct signal/neurotransmitter to each individual cell membrane. Muscle contraction ?es blood flow yet ?es demand. Thus sustained induces ischemic muscle pain/soreness; ? likely basis of pain. Study: John Stossel Pain, John Sarno, Robin McKenzie, etc. ...Read more
Acupuncture: This treatment modality is ancient in origin, but has been found to have some utility when tested by modern science. It is used with some success on today's battlefields as a pain control adjunct for the wounded. I cannot predict whether it would work for your particular problem, but the downside risks are very low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Major myofascial pain w/TrP's (have confirmed late Lyme). Nothing releases them or shoulder spasms (phys ther, accup, chiro, massage etc). HELP!
Yes, it can: This won't be popular with some of my healthtap colleagues, but there are over 250 homeopathic remedies which can help acne. In homeopathy, acne is much more than skin deep -- involving the whole being. Finding the most effective remedy for you requires a thorough casetaking with a professional homeopath because it's a chronic, complex condition. Healing should be gradual but clear over time. ...Read more
Several: Acupuncture is the most well known based on the flow of energy through the body through what are called meridians. Each of these channels have points close the the skin surface. The basic idea is to help restore normal energy flow which in turn helps the muscle pain. There are also traditional chinese herbs to help restore balance or "harmony" in the body. Diet-try gluten/dairy free for 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Massage: Always heat for tightness, and always cool for acute injury. ...Read more
Possibly: I'd recommend you consult with an experienced physical therapist who has worked with acupuncturists. Sometimes response to acupuncture depends as much on the patient as it does the therapy itself, and a lot depends also on the cause of the pain. Be wary of any practitioner who tells you that they can treat anything and every-thing through their trade. Talk to others who have tried it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can homeopathy cure chronic anxiety allergies and asthma , been seeing my homeopath for four months now , still no better?
Chronic?: Yes, homeopathy can help you cure these problems, assuming there are no obstacles to cure. With a well-taken case and accurately prescribed remedy, there should be a sense of forward progress within a few weeks -- even if not all symptoms are yet "gone." full healing may require a year or more, from your list of problems (esp the anxiety). Develop clear goals and keep track. [see comment]. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any studies re efficacy of Accupuncture for chronic osteo arthritic pain?
A local acupuncturist graduated from Shandong medical university
Acupuncture 4 joints: Lots of studies. Acupuncture relieves pain. We would consider it more for acute pain relief. For chronic pain there is one theoretical negative: if you relieve pain some feel it may allow the arthritis to progrss faster without the pain signal to limit activity. You wouldn't want to cut the nerves to a joint and allow someone to abuse it. No problem with using it for hip bursitis or some headaches ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Pott's disease of the spine does need multi-antibiotic treatment for many months. The length of time is controversial, but generally 6-9 months. Homeopathic treatment can accompany this, and there are at least 26 (or more) homeopathic medicines specifically known to help in this condition. You'll need a homeopathic physician willing to collaborate, and will probably need daily liquid dosing. ...Read more
Wife thinks she has a sinus infection.My work nurse agrees. Symptioms are sinus press. Headache neck ache post nasal drip sore throat. Taken biaxin (clarithromycin) and another anti biatic. They don't seem too help or gove any relief. Any suggestions?
Time to go : See her doctor for evaluation, treatment and management.All those symptoms fits allergic rhinitis too, this is probably why the antibiotics did not work at all. All she may need is a histamine with or without a decongestant and a topical nasal spray. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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