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What are the benefits of acupuncture for constipation?

What are the benefits of acupuncture for constipation?

Very good: Acupuncture is very helpful for constipation. Of cause i always first review patients' diet and lifestyle, fluid intake, exercise, walking, medications they are taking, ...... But yes acupuncture is very helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Acupuncture (Definition)

Acupuncture is a treatment based on Chinese medicine -- a system of healing that dates back thousands of years. At the core of Chinese medicine is the notion that a type of life force, or energy, known as qi (pronounced "chee") flows through energy pathways (meridians) in the body. Each meridian corresponds to one organ, or group of organs, that governs particular bodily functions. Achieving the proper flow of qi is thought to create health and wellness. Qi maintains the dynamic balance of yin and yang, which are complementary opposites. According to Chinese medicine, everything in nature has both yin and yang. An imbalance of qi (too much, too little, or blocked flow) causes disease. To restore balance to the qi, an acupuncturist inserts needles at points along the meridians. These acupuncture points are places where the energy pathway is close to the ...Read more


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What are the benefits of acupuncture?

What are the benefits of acupuncture?

According to World: Health Organization based on studies with controlled clinical trials, acupuncture is effective for chemotherapy adverse rxns , allergic rhinitis, depression, dysentery, dysmenorrhea, epigastralgia, facial pain, headache, hypertension, hypotension, labor induction, pain (knee, neck & back), leucopenia, fetus malposition, morning sickness, nausea, vomiting, dental pain, shoulder arthritis, postop ...Read more

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What are the benefits of yoga for men?

What are the benefits of yoga for men?

Same as women: Yoga is very good for healthy stretching for flexibility and balance and also can serve as a form of meditation for stress management. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of Biofeedback?

What are the benefits of Biofeedback?

Safe, non-drug rx: Biofeedback uses sophisticated electronic equipment to monitor various physiological functions and presents this information to the patient in real time. We can monitor heart rate, blood pressure, skin conductance, brain waves, skin temperature, and other signals. By observing this information one can learn to CONTROL aspects of your physiology. For: migraines, ADD, anxiety/stress, HBP, +more ...Read more

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What are the benefits of the treatments for achalasia?

What are the benefits of the treatments for achalasia?

Swallowing normally: The goal of treatment for achalasia is to improve swallowing and avoid complications such as weight loss and malnutrition. The newest, and likely most effective treatment is per oral endoscopic myotomy (poem). This is offered in springfield, ma, chicago, portland, or, san diego, and long island to name most of the centers performing this procedure. ...Read more

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What are the medical benefits of yoga?

What are the medical benefits of yoga?

21 reasons 2 do yoga: #11: Relieves headaches. Researchers found that headache frequency and intensity are reduced significantly with yoga therapy. Ref: AARP, 5/2017. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of magnesium?

What are the benefits of magnesium?

Magnesium: Helps Increase Energy. Calms Nerves & Anxiety. Helps With Digestion by Relieving Constipation. Relieves Muscle Aches and Spasms. Regulates Levels of Calcium, Potassium and Sodium. Important for Heart Health. Prevents Migraine Headaches. Helps Prevent Osteoporosis. ...Read more

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What are the advantages of acupuncture?

What are the advantages of acupuncture?

Many: It is very safe. Bleeding problems and infections related to acupuncture are rare. It can provide pain relief without any "drug- drug interactions. There are no medication side effects. It can help to accelerate many types of healing. It can also help with behavioral health problems. ...Read more

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What are some benefits of acupuncture?

What are some benefits of acupuncture?

There are many: I treat patients with acupuncture for many conditions. I use it for people with PTSD, anxiety disorder, depression, addictions, stress, insomnia and for many medical conditions - especially those associated with pain. Acupuncture often brings hope to people who have lost hope. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of stomach massages?

What are the proven advantages of stomach massages?

What is the promise?: Massage can have many benefits when it comes to relaxation, muscle aches, pains etc. But be wary of anyone who promises to correct some inner function like reflux or gallbladder problems or constipation -- especially if they are charging you money. Chances are you wont notice a difference and they will want you to return for repeat (costly) treatments. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of alovera and tulsi?

What are the benefits of alovera and tulsi?

Aloe vera and tulsi: Aloe vera is a succulent with the milk used to soothe burns and some use it to treat sore throats. Ocimum tenuiflorum, also known as holy basil, tulsi, or tulas?, is an aromatic plant in the family lamiaceae that has many unproven medicinal claims in the far east. ...Read more

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What are some of the benefits/risks of complementary and alternative health care?

What are some of the benefits/risks of complementary and alternative health care?

Be discerning: Complementary stuff like yoga, biofeedback, acupuncture, and most homeopathy is often remarkably helpful but does not pretend to cure; it's labor-intensive and most of us respect these practitioners. Anyone who suggests laetrile is an "alternative" to effective cancer treatment is asking you to place your life in danger. Just be smart and recognize claims too good to be true aren't true. ...Read more

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1.What are the benefits and risks of valium 2. What are the benefits of using Valium over other alternatives?

1.What are the benefits and risks of valium

2. What are  the benefits of using Valium over other  alternatives?

ANTI ANXIETY: Valium 2mg is fair low dose but helps with anxiety, panic, muscle relaxation. Valium very ling acting the body and some others are shorter. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of yoga in pregnancy?

What are the benefits of yoga in pregnancy?

Pain relief: Yoga helps to strengthen your core muscles which are often stressed during pregnancy. Yoga also helps by relieving a lot of tension and muscle aches. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of aromatherapy?

What are the benefits of aromatherapy?

Research on the effectiveness of aromatherapy — the therapeutic use of essential oils extracted from plants — is limited: However, some studies have shown that aromatherapy might have health benefits, including: Relief from anxiety and depression, Improved quality of life, particularly for people with chronic health conditions. Smaller studies suggest that aromatherapy with lavender oil may help: Make needle sticks less painful for people receiving dialysis, Improve sleep for people who are hospitalized, Reduce pain for children undergoing tonsillectomy. Essential oils used in aromatherapy are typically extracted from various parts of plants and then distilled. The highly concentrated oils may be inhaled directly or indirectly or applied to the skin through massage, lotions or bath salts. Aromatherapy is thought to work by stimulating smell receptors in the nose, which then send messages through the nervous system to the limbic system — the part of the brain that controls emotions. Many essential oils have been shown to be safe when used as directed. However, essential oils used in aromatherapy aren't regulated by the Food and Drug Administration. When oils are applied to the skin, side effects may include allergic reactions, skin irritation and sun sensitivity. In addition, further research is needed to determine how essential oils might affect children and how the oils might affect women who are pregnant or breast-feeding, as well as how the oils might interact with medications and other treatments. If you're considering aromatherapy, consult your doctor and a trained aromatherapist about the possible risks and benefits. Acupuncture for back pain?, Candida cleanse diet. ...Read more

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What are some of the benefits of coffee enemas?

What are some of the benefits of coffee enemas?

None: These were promoted by cancer quacks in the early 20th cenetury and are used today only by charlatans. People have died from them. If you think you have been suckered by a sweet-talking, seemingly-knowledgeable crook, contact your district attorney or the state board of healing arts. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of using a hospitalist?

What are the benefits of using a hospitalist?

Hospitalist: Hospitalists are specialized physicians who take care of inpatients. They may be internists for internal medicine patients, pediatrist for children and surgeons for surgical patients? They coordinate the care and upon discharge they contact the primary care physician and update the details. ...Read more

Dr. Eric Kaplan
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Constipation (Definition)

Constipation is difficulty passing ...Read more


Dr. Troy Reyna
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Constipation (Child) (Definition)

The difficulty passing stool or infrequent stools. ...Read more